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Last Updated: 02/10/18 7:50pm
Ipswich must make at least one change for Tuesday's Sky Bet Championship visit of Middlesbrough as Matthew Pennington is suspended.
Pennington was sent off for two bookable offences in last Saturday's 2-2 draw at Birmingham and serves a one-game ban.
Paul Hurst named an unchanged side for the first time at Birmingham, his team's third successive draw, with Myles Kenlock out with an ankle problem. Ipswich are without strikers Jon Walters (Achilles) and Ellis Harrison (ankle) due to long-term injuries
Boss Tony Pulis has no injury concerns for the contest, though Middlesbrough could make changes, with midfielder Adam Clayton suspended for one match following his fifth booking of the season.
Mo Besic, Martin Braithwaite and Stewart Downing are all in contention to start after the trio were substitutes in last Saturday's 1-1 draw at Hull. Dael Fry, Paddy McNair, Grant Leadbitter, Ashley Fletcher and Rudy Gestede could also be included.
Ipswich have taken just two points from their last five league matches against Middlesbrough (W0 D2 L3).
Middlesbrough have won one of their last 12 visits to Portman Road in all competitions (D5 L6), a 2-0 win in December 2015.
Ipswich have failed to win any of their opening 10 league games in a season for only the second time, after 2009-10 when they were winless in their first 14.
Middlesbrough have lost just one of their last 14 league games (W8 D5).
Ipswich have had three red cards in the Championship this season - no other side has had more than one.
Ipswich were halfway to their first win of the season against Birmingham at the weekend, but they let it go in the second half, so I just think they seem very, very vulnerable, especially against a Boro side who have started with ridiculous defensive strength. Paul Hurst's men may be low on confidence after that so you just feel that Boro will go there, they won't find it easy, but I think they'll get the win.
David Prutton predicts: 0-1 with Britt Assombalonga to score first (17/1 with Sky Bet)