EFL Cup - Second Round
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Burton Albion 1-2 Middlesbrough (AET)

Christian Stuani scored a brace as Middlesbrough came from behind to beat League One side Burton in extra time.

The Championship club fell behind when George Friend turned Matthew Palmer's free-kick into his own goal.

Boro missed several chances to equalise before Uruguay striker Stuani put the visitors back on terms with his third goal for the club.

Burton held on to force extra time, but Stuani turned home Stewart Downing's cross to seal a well-deserved victory.

Line-ups

Burton

  • 31Matthews
  • 15NaylorBooked at 61minsSubstituted forEl Khayatiat 101'minutes
  • 19O'Connor
  • 3Cansdell-Sherriff
  • 22Binnom-Williams
  • 10AkinsSubstituted forEdwardsat 75'minutes
  • 8Weir
  • 12Butcher
  • 7Reilly
  • 23Palmer
  • 13JoachimBooked at 54minsSubstituted forThieleat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1McLaughlin
  • 2Edwards
  • 9Beavon
  • 11El Khayati
  • 14McCrory
  • 20Thiele
  • 21Duffy

Middlesbrough

  • 13Mejias
  • 16StephensSubstituted forFabbriniat 45'minutes
  • 6Gibson
  • 39WoodgateSubstituted forNsueat 98'minutes
  • 26Kalas
  • 34Forshaw
  • 20ReachSubstituted forDowningat 65'minutes
  • 7LeadbitterBooked at 97mins
  • 3Friend
  • 9Kike
  • 18StuaniBooked at 20mins

Substitutes

  • 1Konstantopoulos
  • 4Ayala
  • 8Clayton
  • 17Husband
  • 19Downing
  • 24Nsue
  • 31Fabbrini
Referee:
Mark Brown
Attendance:
3,414

Match Stats

Home TeamBurtonAway TeamMiddlesbrough
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home9
Away33
Shots on Target
Home3
Away11
Corners
Home6
Away13
Fouls
Home13
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Burton Albion 1, Middlesbrough 2.

Second Half Extra Time ends, Burton Albion 1, Middlesbrough 2.

Foul by Jerome Binnom-Williams (Burton Albion).

Christian Stuani (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Timmy Thiele (Burton Albion).

Ben Gibson (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by George Friend.

Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Philip Edwards.

Attempt saved. Kike (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt saved. Kike (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Adam Forshaw (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Timmy Thiele (Burton Albion).

Tomas Kalas (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Remi Matthews.

Attempt saved. Grant Leadbitter (Middlesbrough) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Stewart Downing (Middlesbrough) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Goal!

Goal! Burton Albion 1, Middlesbrough 2. Christian Stuani (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Stewart Downing.

Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Remi Matthews.

Attempt saved. Grant Leadbitter (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Abdenasser El Khayati (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt blocked. Callum Reilly (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Second Half Extra Time begins Burton Albion 1, Middlesbrough 1.

First Half Extra Time ends, Burton Albion 1, Middlesbrough 1.

Attempt blocked. Stewart Downing (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

Foul by Robbie Weir (Burton Albion).

Diego Fabbrini (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Matthew Palmer (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high following a set piece situation.

Robbie Weir (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Diego Fabbrini (Middlesbrough).

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Abdenasser El Khayati replaces Tom Naylor.

Attempt missed. Stewart Downing (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Philip Edwards.

Substitution

Substitution, Middlesbrough. Emilio Nsue Lopez replaces Jonathan Woodgate.

Booking

Grant Leadbitter (Middlesbrough) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Tom Naylor (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Grant Leadbitter (Middlesbrough).

Anthony O'Connor (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kike (Middlesbrough).

Attempt missed. Kike (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

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