Second-half strikes from the Everton pair were enough to ensure a win for David Moyes´ European hopefuls but it was Boro´s inability to find a final ball - as well as a fine save from Tim Howard - which set up the win.
Stewart Downing had the best of the hosts´ chances but Boro boss Gareth Southgate will look on enviously at the coolly-taken goals which kept the Toffees on course for the UEFA Cup.
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