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Joe Nicholson's player ratings: Two 7s and one 5 for Middlesbrough in Watford defeat

Middlesbrough suffered a 1-0 defeat at Watford in the opening game of the 2020/21 – but how did each individual player perform for Neil Warnock’s side at Vicarage Road?

Hornets defender Craig Cathcart scored the only goal of the game when he headed home with just 11 minutes on the clock.

Our Boro writer Joe Nicholson has dished out his marks following the match – scroll down and flick through our picture gallery to see if you agree with his player ratings: