Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka makes two changes to his starting lineup for their match at Bournemouth.
Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka has made two changes to his team for their visit to Bournemouth on Saturday lunchtime.
Defender Jonathan Woodgate and striker Jelle Vossen have dropped out of the starting lineup, with Woodgate also not featuring on the substitutes' bench.
Coming into the side are Emilio Nsue and Adam Reach as Middlesbrough look to move three points clear in first place ahead of the afternoon fixtures.
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has made just one alteration to the side that were held to a 1-1 draw with Cardiff City in midweek.
Yann Kermorgant, who has netted 13 goals this season, has been included in place of Brett Pitman.
Bournemouth XI: Boruc, Francis, Elphick, Cook, Daniels, Ritchie, Surman, Arter, Pugh, Kermorgant, Wilson.
Subs: Camp, Ward, Smith, MacDonald, Fraser, Pitman, Rantie
Middlesbrough XI: Konstantopoulos, Nsue, Kalas, Gibson, Friend, Adomah, Leadbitter, Clayton, Reach, Tomlin, Bamford.
Subs: Ripley, Vossen, Forshaw, Kike, Whitehead, Omeruo, Wildschut
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