Middlesbrough leapfrogs Watford in Promotion race, Akpom inspires win


Watford were beaten 2-0 in the English Championship match against Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium on Saturday.

Chuba Akpom (36′) and Marcus Forss (45+3′) guided Boro in the victory against Watford.

The win moved Michael Carrick’s side to third, overtaking the Hornets in the standings and 12points off second placed Sheffield United, at least until the latter play their game.

Watford’s new kid sensation, To y Adeyemo was called off the bench in the second half.

Adeyemo, 17, already has a goal in the league, the Forward impressed Manager Slaven Bilic after his promotion to the senior team.

It was the youngster’s third league appearance, while Maduka Okoye was an unused substitute in the game.


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