Chuba Akpom scored a hat-trick as Middlesbrough beat Wigan Athletic 4-1 in their Boxing Day match at the Riverside Stadium.
Akpom has now scored 12 goals in 16 Sky Bet Championship matches for Michael Carrick this season.
Marcus Forss put Boro ahead in the 26th minute.
Akpom then took control of the match in the second half.
The 27-year-old doubled his side’s lead four minutes into the break.
The striker makes it 3-0 to the home team with a fine finish after 10 minutes.
His hat-trick came in injury time after he was set up by Ryan Giles.
Championship: Akpom hits a hat-trick as Middlesbrough beat Wigan