He said: "We had to get him to calm down a bit in the first half after the goal - he got booked.
"In terms of civil liberties, I find that a strange situation."
Mido believed Middlesbrough showed a lot of character to claim a point.
The Egyptian told Setanta 1: "I think we could have won the game but to come back twice from losing the game shows a lot of character and how this team is growing. We have a future here.
"When you lose your first two games it makes it a little bit doubtful for people.
"But we never had doubt, we know we have good people in the team."