Two sides who have started the season well meet in the Second Round of the Capital One Cup on Wednesday as Middlesbrough travel to Championship side Fulham.
Fulham have claimed eight points from their first four league games, including a 2-2 draw with Cardiff on Saturday.
Boro beat their North East rivals Sunderland on Sunday, with Christian Stuani scoring twice for Aitor Karanka’s men.
The pair met last season in the Championship with Boro claiming four points from the two games.
The match at Craven Cottage finished 2-0 to Boro, with Albert Adomah scoring the opener.
Last five meetings
Fulham 0 Middlesbrough 2 – 27/02/16
Middlesbrough 0 Fulham 0 – 17/10/15
Fulham 4 Middlesbrough 3 – 25/04/15
Middlesbrough 2 Fulham 0 – 04/10/14
Middlesbrough 0 Fulham 0 – 18/04/09
Fulham named a heavily rotated side in the Capital One Cup First Round and are expected to do so again here.
The likes of Jordan Rhodes and Viktor Fischer are likely to be given minutes in the cup.
Expected starting XI’s
Fulham (4-4-2): Joronen; Kavangh, Kalas, Stearman, Malone; Aluko, Parker, McDonald, Christiensen; Smith, Woodrow
Middlesbrough (4-4-2): Konstantopolous; Nsue, Barragan, Baptiste, Friend; Fischer, Forshaw, Clayton, Downing; Rhodes, Nugent
Result: Middlesbrough (13/10 with Bet Victor)
Correct Score: 0-2 (11/1 with 888 Sport)
Anytime Goalscorer: Jordan Rhodes (2/1 with Sky Bet)