THE first goal in Boro colours from Barry Robson was enough to edge a second successive home win and extend an unbeaten run to six
Middlesbrough: Coyne; Naughton, Wheater, McManus, Bennett, Franks, Flood, Walker (Hoyte 59), Robson (Capt), Miller (Aliadiere 55), McDonald (Lita 75). Subs: Steele (gk); Taylor, Grounds, L Williams.
Peterborough United: Lewis; Morgan, Bennett, Williams (Simpson 53), Frecklington, Whelpdale, Rowe, Livermore, Mclean (Mackail-Smith 82), Lee (Reid 53), Boyd (Capt). Subs: McKeown (gk); Geohaghon, Griffiths, Mills.
Referee: Jon Moss, West Yorkshire
Middlesbrough: Robson, 39, foul.
Peterborough United: Frecklington, 66, foul.
Attendance: 18,417 (561 Peterborough)
Conditions: Bright, cold and breezy with heavy rain in the second half.
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