Grant Leadbitter's penalty earned Middlesbrough a 1-0 win at Brentford in their Sky Bet Championship clash at Griffin Park.
Aitor Karanka admitted Middlesbrough failed to hit the heights of last weekend but was happy with their 1-0 win at Brentford.
Brentford are out to right the wrongs of their last meeting with Middlesbrough when the sides meet on Saturday.
Alex Pritchard's second-half penalty earned Brentford a 2-1 win over Norwich in their Championship clash at Carrow Road.
Brentford boss Mark Warburton insists his high-flying side will embrace the challenge of attempting to maintain a promotion push.
Brentford have signed teenage striker Chris Long from Everton on a month's loan.
Brentford boss Mark Warburton admits his side face a stern test of their promotion credentials between now and the end of January.
Andre Gray scored the only goal as Brentford consolidated their Championship play-off challenge with a 1-0 victory at Brighton.
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