Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Boro scrape through after latest shoot-out drama

For Middlesbrough, Manchester United await. An FA Cup run which has already demanded three replays was extended into the quarter-finals last night, the visitors' porous defence spared by West Bromwich Albion's profligacy in normal time and their own indecisive attacking failing to break down the hosts' 10 men during the extra period. But, steered by a manager who has long exorcised his personal demons when it comes to penalties, there was a sense of inevitability that Boro would prevail in the shoot-out.,,2023102,00.html

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