Middlesbrough skipper Ben Gibson portrayed the experience of being consigned from the Premier League as the most minimal snapshot of his life, while Steve Agnew acknowledged his side’s downgrade to the Championship is down to their absence of objectives.
Boro lost 3-0 at Chelsea on Monday, with Diego Costa, Marcos Alonso and Nemanja Matic scoring in an extensive win for the champions-choose, to consign Agnew’s group with two matches of the season still to play.
Gibson acknowledged Middlesbrough have neglected to perform all through the entire crusade as they come back to the Championship after a short remain in the top flight.
“It’s not simply today around evening time, it’s a full season,” Gibson disclosed to Sky Sports. “Through and through we haven’t been adequate. Players, staff, myself.
“[Chelsea] were vastly improved in each office. It could have been 4-0, 5-0, 6-0.
“It was the most reduced purpose of my vocation. We must put it right. Indeed it’s the most minimal purpose of my life, not only my profession. It implies that much.
“The fans didn’t quit singing, wherever we’ve been this season they’ve been the same. The fans merit Premier League football and we need to discover a group. We need to think about what’s turned out badly.”
Steve Agnew was just ready to record a solitary win in the wake of supplanting Aitor Karanka and the administrator recognized an absence of capability before objective has been a standout amongst the most telling issues for his side.
“We’ve had 36 diversions with two to go and it’s been an extreme season,” Agnew disclosed to Sky Sports. “It’s not simply today around evening time, it’s been a troublesome season. It’s a baffling night.
“We haven’t scored enough objectives and eventually you need to score objectives to win football matches.”