IT was another frustrating afternoon for Boro, who were reduced to 10 men for the last half hour of the game
Middlesbrough: Coyne; McMahon, Wheater, Grounds, Hoyte (Arca 64), Flood, O'Neil (Capt), Robson, Johnson, Lita (Franks 73), Killen. Unused subs: Steele (gk); Taylor, Bennett, McManus, L Williams.
Bristol City: Gerken; Orr, Fontaine, McAllister, Carey (Capt), Nyatanga (Sproule 85), Campbell-Ryce, Skuse (Elliott 46), Hartley, Maynard (Haynes 71), Agyemang. Unused subs: Henderson (gk); Sno, Clarkson, Saborio.
Referee: CH Webster. Tyne and Wear.
Sent-off: Robson, 56, two yellow cards. First on 31 minutes for a foul on Hartley, second on 56 minutes for a foul on Maynard.
Bristol City: Nyatanga, 49, foul; Agyemang, 57, foul; Carey, 67, foul.
Attendance: 17,865 (590 Bristol City)
Conditions: Cold and clear with a gentle breeze.
Website Boro Man of the Match: Willo Flood did well before fading later in the game after putting in a shift, Tony McMahon and Jonathan Grounds deserve a mention but David Wheater gets the vote.