Middlesbrough travelled to Wales to face Cardiff City on Matchday 14 of the 2021-22 EFL Championship season. Boro were able to come out with a 2-0 win through a first-half penalty from Andraz Sporar and a second-half strike from Martin Payero. There are now seven teams on 21 points from 5th to 11th in the standings, and Middlesbrough are 6th with a goal difference of +4.

We’ve broken down all the key stats for you to digest, including;

* shot maps

* xT (expected threat)

* pass networks

* xG timelines

* defensive duels

* average positions and much more!

We also try to answer some questions for you with the visuals;

What was Middlesbrough’s XG rate in the match? Which Cardiff City player won the most aerial duels?

To navigate the stats gallery simply click on the numbers to move through the pages.

At the end of the gallery, you’ll be able to download the full PDF stats report.

EFL Championship Stats Gallery: Cardiff City vs Middlesbrough