Middlesbrough 2 Fulham 2
By James Pearson
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
The North East side surged into a deserved lead thanks to a brace of goals from £8 million summer signing Massimo Maccarone.
The former Empoli striker netted his first on 32 minutes after a mistake from Andy Melville, whilst the Italian scored his second of the game moments after the break following excellent work from Jonathon Greening down the left.
Maccarone almost netted a third, however Dutch international keeper Edwin van der Saar made a superb save with his legs to deny the Italian Under-21 international hit-man.
Just when it looked like Boro would coast to victory, Sean Davis pulled a goal back for the visitors to set-up a tense finish.
Despite being only seconds left on the clock, The Cottagers managed to push forward one more time and equalise through Argentinian striker Facundo Sava after Ugo Ehiogu's clearance rebounded off Gareth Southgate.