Middlesbrough boss: Forget about the mad finale

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AITOR Karanka has told his players to forget the dramatic 3-1 defeat to QPR ahead of tonight’s Sky Bet Championship game at Huddersfield Town.

Middlesbrough conceded two stoppage-time goals on Saturday as they suffered just their third home loss of the season.

“The most important thing is to forget the last minute,” said Boro boss Karanka.

“We can take a lot positives from the rest of the game, though.”

The recent weeks have been frustrating for Boro, making no progress as they sit 14th in the Sky Bet Championship table after a run of only win in the last 11 league games.

“I look at my calendar and look back at the games against Leeds United, Nottingham Forest and Blackburn and I can’t understand why we haven’t won any of the games,” Karanka said.

“Still, we need to continue working in the same way and the results will come for us.”

Despite his mistake at the death against Rangers – completely missing a back pass to hand Bobby Zamora an easy goal – Dimi Konstantopoulos should remain in goal for Boro.

Karanka has publicly backed the Greek, after a terrible bobble saw the ball jump over his foot.

There could be a few changes in front of him, though.

Lee Tomlin could come in for Kei Kamara, the Sierra Leone international having picked up a knock in Saturday’s game.

And Emmanuel Ledesma could oust the out of form midfielder Albert Adomah.