The duo both join the team, replacing Djed Spence and Marvin Johnson, while Britt Assombaloga leads the line instead of Chuba Akpom

And for Roberts it’s a first start in almost a month, and so far only his third of the season

For Boro, Dijksteel, Fry, McNair and Bola, it’s the same four, while Howson, Saville and Tavernier are the three midfielders

Derby made a move from losing to Bristol City over the weekend Kamil Jozwiak replaces Duane Holmes

Wayne Rooney, who is part of Derby’s coaching quartet after Phillip Cocu’s sacking, starts and leads the team

Middlesbrough v Derby County

World News – UK – Boro v Derby team news as Patrick Roberts & starts Duncan Watmore

Source: https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/middlesbrough-vs-derby-county-team-19346649