Boro away again in Capital One Cup at Preston North End

Tony Mowbray

Tony Mowbray

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ALL they wanted was a home draw.

But Middlesbrough’s ‘reward’ for an excellent 2-0 win at Gillingham on Tuesday night is another away tie in the Capital One Cup, at fellow npower Chammpionship side Preston North End.

It is now four years and nine matches since Boro had a League Cup fixture at the Riverside.

Preston reached round three by thrashing out-of-sorts Crystal Palace 4-1 at Deepdale while Muzzy Caryol and Cameron Park strikes took Tony Mowbray’s side to victory at Priestfield.

Capital One Cup third round draw:

Man Utd v Newcastle

Man City v Aston Villa

MK Dons v Sunderland

West Brom v Liverpool

Crawley v Swansea

QPR v Reading

Norwich v Doncaster

Bradford v Burton

Preston v Middlesbrough

Arsenal v Coventry

Southampton v Sheff Wed

Chelsea v Wolves

Carlisle v Tottenham

Swindon v Burnley

West Ham v Wigan

Leeds v Everton

Ties to be played week commencing September 24