Middlesbrough got their second win of the season this weekend as they triumphed 1-0 over Reading at The Riverside Stadium.
Middlesbrough’s Marvin Johnson scored the only goal of the game, as his free kick evaded everyone and nestled in the bottom corner past Cabral Barbosa in the Reading net.
But it wasn’t Johnson that stole the show at The Riverside, with Boro ‘keeper Darren Randolph making a string of important saves to ensure the points were Middlesbrough’s at the final whistle.
Reading had 18 shots to the Teessiders’ 11, with seven of the away side’s shots hitting the target, meaning Randolph was a busy man in the Boro goal.
“Everybody was kissing Darren on the head in the changing room after the final whistle because we know how important he is,” said defender Ryan Shotton to Teesside Live.
“Randz is just brilliant. Some of his saves are just unbelievable,” he said.