Aitor Karanka has seen his Middlesbrough side slowly become embroiled with a battle at the lower end of the Premier League table, and he could well do with three points today against Everton.
Here in the Transfer Tavern, the Boro fans are getting itchy feet over their Premier League status, and talk over at the pool table has been about how they can get past the Toffees.
Everton were rampant last time out in a 6-3 win over Bournemouth, and Karanka will be well aware of the attacking talent the Toffees will have on display.
Our landlord thinks that the Spaniard can guide Boro to three points though, and we agree.
With that in mind, here are TWO things Karanka needs to do to stop the rot for Middlesbrough against Everton today…
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