A SOLITARY goal just past the hour mark was enough to extend Boro's wretched run of home results
Middlesbrough: Jones; McMahon, Wheater, St Ledger, Pogatetz (Capt), Yeates, R Williams, Osbourne, Johnson (Emnes 68), Kitson (Lita 61), Bent. Unused subs: Coyne (gk); Hoyte, Hines, Arca, L Williams.
Cardiff City: Marshall; McNaughton (Matthews 51), Rae, Hudson (Capt), Quinn, Burke, Gerrard, Ledley, Whittingham (Etuhu 32 (McCormack 81)), Bothroyd, Chopra. Unused subs: Enckelman (gk); Kennedy, Taiwo, Wildig.
Referee: Mr G Hegley
Cardiff City: Gerrard, 36, foul; Quinn, 72, foul.
Attendance: 17,242 (449 Cardiff)
Conditions: Cold, overcast and breezy
Website Boro Man of the Match: Mark Yeates