Five images that summed up Middlesbrough v Watford
Thank goodness that game’s over.
‘Super’ Sunday offered us Middlesbrough v Watford and whilst the pre-match consensus was perhaps seemingly premature in writing this one off as a poor fixture, the two clubs did nothing to make us think otherwise come the final whistle.
In a game that finished 1-0 to Watford, there was very little to actually discuss. A good goal from Jose Holebas briefly highlighted that this was indeed a Premier League quality game on show and Roger East did his best to liven things up a bit with some controversial decisions, but nothing seemed to work.
It wasn’t the best game of football and one that won’t live long in the memory for most. For Middlesbrough, it perhaps signalled the start of a long slog this season. Meanwhile, for Watford, it highlighted that they should be able to earn mid-table safety this year.
Not a classic, then, but here are five pictures to help sum it all up…