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2-1
Middlesbrough
Hernandez (25'), Alioski (55')
Berardi (33'), Jansson (35'), Ayling (77'), Philips (90'), Hernandez (90')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Assombalonga (76' pen.)
Friend (30'), Howson (64'), Assombalonga (86')

Garry Monk: 'Middlesbrough must quickly respond to defeat'

Garry Monk: 'Boro must quickly respond'
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Garry Monk argues that Middlesbrough "deserved at least a point" against Leeds United, as his side's three-match winning run came to an end at Elland Road.

Garry Monk has challenged his Middlesbrough players to quickly return to winning ways following their 2-1 loss to Leeds United at Elland Road.

Despite having momentum on their side after winning three games in a row prior to the international break, the Smoggies struggled to truly get going in West Yorkshire.

Not until they were two goals down did Boro finally show some sort of response, pulling one back through a Britt Assombalonga penalty and coming close to scoring a leveller late on.

Former Leeds boss Monk remains upbeat on the back of his side's second defeat in seven outings, however, with two big home games against Birmingham City and Derby County to come next week.

"There's a lot of football to be played. You see that week in and week out the changing and the fluctuation of places in the league, how it can change in one game, two games and three games," he told reporters. "It changes all the time. We stay focused and we try to pick up results along the way.

"Off the back of a good run, three wins in a row, I think we deserved at least a point today and I think we will show a good response. We have been really good at home so we can look forward to these next two matches, we had also been on a good run before today in the league and we had a good home win in the last game.

"We want to be strong so we will look to build the momentum again. Whenever you suffer a negative result the response has to be strong. But you have seen the response of the players before, I have no doubts they can respond positively."

Middlesbrough remain in the Championship playoffs, but they are now level on points with Leeds and Derby in seventh and eighth respectively.

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd128132113825
2West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom1273231171424
3Leeds UnitedLeeds126512291323
4Middlesbrough12642146822
5Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest124711713419
6Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds125431918119
7Brentford124622014618
8Derby CountyDerby125341513218
9Norwich CityNorwich125341515018
10Blackburn RoversBlackburn124621415-118
11Swansea CitySwansea12453129317
12Wigan AthleticWigan125251416-217
13Bristol City124441614216
14Stoke CityStoke124441718-116
15Aston Villa123632020015
16Bolton WanderersBolton124351015-515
17Birmingham CityBirmingham122821312114
18Queens Park RangersQPR12426919-1014
19Rotherham UnitedRotherham12327919-1011
20Millwall122461319-610
21Reading122371520-59
22Preston North EndPreston122371824-69
23Ipswich TownIpswich121651118-79
24Hull City122281019-98

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