Following the disappointing defeat to Watford last Sunday, Boro travel to in-form Arsenal looking for their second win of the season.
Middlesbrough FC ended their losing streak before the international break as they earned a hard-fought point against West Ham at the hooligan-magnet London Stadium.
After a promising start against Stoke City and Sunderland, Middlesbrough find themselves without a win in their last five Premier League games, something which Aitor Karanka will be hoping to rectify, after the international break.
The international break ends with Boro back in Premier League action against Alan Pardew’s Crystal Palace.
With the summer transfer window closed, there were a couple of late additions to the Middlesbrough FC squad, as Adama Traore arrived at the Riverside from Aston Villa.
Middlesbrough travel to the Midlands as they look to get back to winnings ways after a disappointing exit in the EFL Cup to Fulham.
The second weekend of the Premier League season has only just finished and yet Sunday’s victory over Sunderland felt like it could have a huge impact on Boro’s survival hopes this season.
Despite only coming away with a point against Stoke City, Boro will be full of confidence heading into the Tees-Wear Derby.
Saturday brings the eagerly anticipated return of Premier League action on Teesside as Middlesbrough FC take on their first opponents of the season in Stoke City.
Middlesbrough FC signed their second goalkeeper of the summer transfer window, as Brad Guzan joined from Aston Villa.