Middlesbrough FC host Scunthorpe United in the second round of the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night.
The only way to get over a defeat in football is to win the next game, and that’s exactly what Middlesbrough FC have done. The disastrous opening day error against Wolves is now nothing but a distant memory, wiped out by two victories in a row against Sheffield United and Burton Albion at home.
Middlesbrough FC travel to the City Ground on Saturday to face Nottingham Forest, with Britt Assombalonga facing his former club for the first time since his move to Boro.
Burton Albion head to the Riverside tonight to face Middlesbrough FC in the first Tuesday night game of the season.
After Saturday nights nail biting 1-0 home victory the optimism of Boro fans is beginning to build.
If anyone was expecting Middlesbrough FC to breeze through the season to the eventual outcome of becoming Champions, then Saturday’s defeat at Wolves will have provided them with a stark realisation that the Championship doesn’t work like that.
Boro travel to Molineux tomorrow for their first game of the Championship season, with both clubs spending plenty of money over the summer.
After a busy summer transfer window, both Wolves and Boro are likely to field numerous debutants in their opening game of the season.
Middlesbrough FC return to Championship football on Saturday as they travel to Molineux to face Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Middlesbrough FC have been linked with a move for West Ham United striker Ashley Fletcher.