MIDDLEsbrough, United Kingdom, 1 March 2022 (AFP) – Tottenham are out again on Tuesday, this time in the FA Cup Round of 16, after losing 1-0 to Middlesbrough (from the Second Division) in extra time, while Manchester City and Crystal Palace made it to the quarter-finals.
Shaken after losing to Burnley (1-0) six days earlier, and improving after a 4-0 loss to Leeds on Saturday, Spurs lost their last title this season.
It was not an easy task against Middlesbrough’s team, which knocked out Manchester United on penalties at Old Trafford.
And ‘Borough’ confirmed that he knows how to be at the level of the great teams of the so-called ‘Big 6’ in a single knockout game.
The winning goal in overtime (107) was scored by 19-year-old Josh Coburn, who took the field in the 95th minute.
– City and Palace advance – Earlier, Manchester City met what they had hoped for against Peterborough (from the Second Division), which despite defending well for no time at all, gave the impression that they were the leaders of the Premier League. will be able to eliminate.
In the match in which Fernandinho dropped the captain’s armband to Ukrainian Oleksandr Zinchenko, in a sign of solidarity with a country afflicted by the Russian invasion, it took an hour of play to see the first goal scored by Algerian Riyad Mahrez.
Seven minutes later, Jack Grealish doubled the lead after receiving a weight (67) from Phil Foden.
And Crystal Palace, another Premier League team that played in the Round of 16 this Tuesday, also beat Stoke 2-1 in the second division.
The team led by Patrick Vieira opened the scoring through Chekhou Kouyate, well placed to take advantage of a shot by Jean-Philippe Mateta that deflected after a corner (53).
But 5 minutes later, taking advantage of a very passive defense by the ‘Eagles’, Josh Tyman equalized (58).
It was Dutchman Jairo Riedewald who guaranteed a place in the quarter-finals for London. He got the ball badly cleared by the goalkeeper at the edge of the field and scored with a low shot (82).