Middlesbrough 0-0 Rotherham: Boro keep in backside three after goalless draw

Middlesbrough stay within the backside three within the Sky Wager Championship after enjoying out a goalless draw with Rotherham.

A poor begin to the season for Chris Wilder and his aspect continued in one other underwhelming show, though it was a welcome level for the away aspect.

Rotherham have outperformed expectation to date. They’re eighth within the desk on 14 factors.

Watmore goes shut however high quality missing on Teesside

It was a primary half of restricted alternatives on the Riverside, with neither goalkeeper actually referred to as into any type of important motion.

Boro had the marginally higher possibilities, if there have been any, with Isaiah Jones hitting the aspect netting after being teed up by Duncan Watmore on 29 minutes maybe one of the best of the lot.

Watmore then went so shut himself on 49 minutes as he surged into the field and rounded the goalkeeper earlier than seeing his effort hit the within of the publish after which by some means keep out after bouncing throughout the road.

That was the closest we got here to a purpose.

Man of the Match – Duncan Watmore

In a match missing high quality at each ends, the closest anybody got here to a purpose was by way of Watmore, who at occasions seemed like he needed to do all of it himself. A bit extra service and he might have gotten himself a purpose.

What’s subsequent?

Middlesbrough head to Coventry on Saturday October 1 after the worldwide break for a 3pm kick-off. Rotherham host Wigan on the identical time.

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