Stewart Downing sends Middlesbrough through with victory over Accrington

28 January 2017 05:06
Aitor Karanka’s players may have paid pre-match lip service to the importance of the FA Cup but they looked alarmingly short of adrenaline on a day when John Coleman’s team were evidently brimming with the stuff.Ultimately, Stewart Downing’s exquisite left-foot shot into the top corner propelled Middlesbrough into the fifth round, yet for prolonged periods this imbalance helped bridge the chasm between fifth bottom in the Premier League and fifth from the foot of League Two. Related: FA Cup photo essay: Accrington Stanley v Luton in the third round Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian