A 3-1 setback on home soil at the hands of the Championship strugglers means Boro have now gone two games without a win – ironically since going top of the English second tier with victory over Sheffield Wednesday earlier this month.
Back-to-back losses have eased expectation levels on Teesside but Mowbray has said he cannot afford passengers and will not tolerate a repeat performance.
On Tuesday they take on Simon Grayson’s Huddersfield Town at the Riverside and Mowbray has said he is hoping to see a response from his players.
“We need to get back to winning ways as quickly as we can,” said the Middlesbrough manager. “If you’re on a winning streak, you feel as though you can pick any 11 players and send them out to win the game.”
He added: “We’ll try and pick a team for this game to get us back to winning ways. We’ve just come off a decent winning run and the momentum that’s behind you helps no matter what you have to do with the team.”
Pedro stepped off the bench to send Chelsea into the FA Cup semi-finals after they beat Leicester 2-1 at the King Power Stadium on Sunday evening.
RB Leipzig came from behind at the Red Bull Arena to end a run of four winless games and defeat Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich 2-1 on Sunday.