Middlesbrough boss Neil Warnock was left bemoaning his side conceding a “Sunday League goal” as they lost at Watford in the first game of the Sky Bet Championship season.
Watford vs Middlesbrough
Watford began life back in the Sky Bet Championship with a victory as Craig Cathcart’s early header saw off Middlesbrough to give head coach Vladimir Ivic a winning start.
New Watford boss Vladimir Ivic will be without 11 players for the club’s Sky Bet Championship opener against Middlesbrough on Friday evening.
Neil Warnock will embark upon his 41st season as a manager knowing his hopes of dragging Middlesbrough into the Sky Bet Championship promotion race could rest off the pitch.
New Watford manager Vladimir Ivic is feeling positive ahead of his first competitive game in the dugout.