Middlesbrough vs Tottenham Hotspurs: Middlesbrough welcomes Spurs within 5 minutesorder FA Cup round at Riverside Stadium.
Surprisingly, Middlesbrough had more possession and looked more organized. Spurs looked tired with their loose passing and poor finish. With neither team scoring within the allotted 90 minutes, the game went to extra time.
Josh Coburn overtook Hugo Lloris in one of twond half ET to help Middlesbrough have a place in the quarterfinals of the FA Cup.
Let’s have a look at the player ratings for the match:-
Middlesbrough vs Tottenham Hotspurs Player Rankings
Joe Lumley (October 8): Lumley made a couple of clever saves to keep a clean sheet all-important in the game.
Anfernee Dijksteel (7.9/10): The Dutch played great in the back line as the trio in the back worked in tandem to not let any goals in.
Dael Fry (7.6 / 10): Fry has taken on some great challenges in key moments like Middlesbrough keep it compact in the back.
Patrick McNair (8.2/10): The centre-back had a remarkable game as he made crucial last-minute tackles and helped Spurs advance quickly.
Isaiah Jones (October 8): Jones’ quick footwork caused Spurs defenders many difficulties. He successfully completed 4 dribbles – the most of the game.
Matt Crooks (8.5/10): The crook hit his head in an unmarked corner within the allotted time. But his assist for Coburn was the most influential part he played.
Jonathan Howson (8.8/10): The captain is very special in the midfield. His passes were perfect and he had the most tackles in the game- 5.
Marcus Tavernier (8.2/10): Tavernier coordinated well with Howson in the midfield and arranged the passes well.
Neil Taylor (6.7/10): Taylor seemed a bit distracted when his winger play didn’t work out and he was sent off in extra time.
Duncan Watmore (6/10): Aside from a few runs behind defenders, Watmore didn’t make much of the ball.
Andraz Sporar (6.6 / 10): Sporar took some shots but didn’t have enough quality on the finish.
Folarin Balogun (6.6 / 10): The Arsenal academy graduate had a good game as a substitute, creating a couple of chances.
Marc Bola (6.1 / 10): Bola didn’t have a great game, but he did his part well.
Josh Coburn (7.5/10): Coburn was a super-sub as his goal was the headliner, giving Middlesbrough the win.
Lee Peltier (NA)
Sol Bamba (NA)
Hugo Lloris (October 7): Lloris made quite a few saves, even coming out quickly, but he could not stop Coburn’s shot.
Cristian Romero (5.8/10): Aside from being booked for losing his temper, Romero’s effect on the game was negligible.
Eric Dier (7.3/10): Dier has protected his box well. He took a great free-kick and was saved by Lumley.
Ben Davies (7.3/10): Davies started at centre-back, switched to left-back and was then sent off in extra time. He has done his job well in the positions he has been given.
Matt Doherty (October 7): Doherty missed the biggest opportunity of the first half when he sent the ball high in front of an open goal. Even so, he still performed his defensive duties.
Harry Wink (6/10): Winks was completely absent from the field because he wasn’t in the middle of anything and didn’t have a second for the whole 120 minutes.
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (7.8/10): Hojbjerg was the only Spurs player who appeared to want to make an impact on the game. He recovered the ball and pressed when he was not in possession.
Ryan Sessgnon (6.1/10): Sessegnon had a dull game on the left wing as he was unable to make any important passes or crosses.
Dejan Kulusevski (6.1 / 10): Juventus fans were not at their best as usual and lost many 50/50 matches and duels.
Heung-Min Son (5/10): Son had one of his worst matches in a Tottenham Shirt as he has never been like scoring. He had four shots on target but all were easy saves and he could have done better.
Harry Kane (6.5/10): Kane had a physical match involving multiple duels and won. He was close to scoring for Spurs, but it was dropped by the line-in.
Steven Bergwijn (6.4/10): Bergwijn was a good substitute as he brought a burst of fresh energy onto the pitch, but he was unable to influence the goal.
Emerson Royal (October 6): Royal had a decent game, but his loss of position saw Coburn play right behind to lead to the goal.
Sergio Reguilon (NA)
Dane Scarlett (NA)
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