Middlesbrough have had a mixed season on their return to the Premier League and, like many before them, be ultimately looking for that all-important 40 points mark, with the resident fans in the Transfer Tavern hoping that is reached ASAP.
This weekend they face Everton who are in top form, it’ll be a very tough game for Aitor Karanka’s side and one that ultimately will be tough to win or even land a point, especially after their 6-3 hammering of Bournemouth last time out.
Boro and Karanka should know how to approach the game and with the ‘underdog’ mentality, may well sneak away with it. Despite their recent win, Everton themselves have been very inconsistent this season and that could be something to capitalise on!
With that being said it is vital that Karanka gets his selection correct for the game and gives himself a chance of the best possible outcome.
So, thinking about selection it is particularly important that he selects the following two players in his starting XI!
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