BLACKBURN Rovers' unbeaten start to the Championship season came to an abrupt end as they were beaten 2-1 by Middlesbrough.

A goal in each half from Lukas Jutkiewicz gave the visitors a deserved 2-0 lead and, despite Grant Hanley's late header, Rovers were unable to claw it back.

The visitors dominated the midfield battle throughout, while Marvin Emnes gave Rovers' defence trouble throughout.

A loud chorus of jeers and 'Kean out' chants met the final whistle as the pressure continues on the Rovers boss.