Boro stun Manchester United in shoot-out drama to seal home quarter-final v Everton

Tomas Mejias celebrates saving the decisive penalty to clinch Boro's victory at Manchester United
Tomas Mejias celebrates saving the decisive penalty to clinch Boro's victory at Manchester United
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Middlesbrough claimed a famous win in a penalty shoot-out at Manchester United to reach the Capital One Cup quarter-finals tonight.

The Championship side showed tremendous resilience to hold on for a goalless draw at Old Trafford after extra time.

Boro had a goal disallowed when Kike hit the post and Daley Blind put the rebound in the own net, with an offside flag curtailing their celebrations.

Stewart Downing also forced a stunning save from Sergio Romero while Jesse Lingard hit a post for United but the 90 minutes finished goalless.

Neither side could break the deadlock in extra time with Anthony Martial and Marouane Fellaini missing close-range headers at the death for United.

Rooney saw United’s first penalty saved by Tomas Mejias, Michael Carrick blazed over and Mejias then blocked Ashley Young’s effort as Boro triumphed 3-1 on spot-kicks.

In the last eight, Boro will entertain Everton.

Capital One Cup quarter-final draw

Middlesbrough v Everton

Southampton v Liverpool

Stoke City v Sheffield Wednesday

Manchester City v Hull City

Ties: December 1/2