Middlesbrough claimed an early season victory over promotion rivals
Tony Pulis took on his former aspect for the primary time since being sacked by the Baggies in November 2017.
It was an evening of only a few possibilities although till the 91st minute when Spanish defender Ayala poked the ball dwelling from a set piece and snatched three factors.
Middlesbrough claimed an early season victory over promotion rivals West Brom on Friday
Middlesbrough: Randolph, Ayala, Fry, Flint, Shotton, Howson, Clayton, Pal, Downing (Besic 72), Braithwaite (McNair 86), Assombalonga (Hugill 81).
Subs not used: Konstantopoulos, Leadbitter, Fletcher, Wing.
Objectives: Ayala 90+1
Bookings: Ayala, Shotton, Besic
West Brom: Johnstone, Adarabioyo (Dawson 69), Bartley, Hegazi, Gibbs, Phillips, Livermore, Brunt, Barnes (Morrison 69), Rodriguez, Gayle (Robson-Kanu 83).
Subs not used: Myhill, Burke, Barry, Area.
Bookings: Adarabioyo, Rodriguez
Referee: John Brooks
Middlesbrough’s Britt Assombalonga collides with West Brom’sYves Bissouma in a sort out
Middlesbrough’s Ryan Shotton is proven a yellow card by referee John Brooks
Middlesbrough’s George Pal and West Brom attacker Matt Phillips battle for the ball
Assombalonga tries to chase the ball however West Brom defender Ahmed Hegazi manages to clear
Harvey Barnes makes an attempt a shot on purpose for West Brom on a irritating night in entrance of purpose
Martin Braithwaites shot is deflected astray as they tried to seek out the opening purpose