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You would be arduous-pressed to accuse United of taking liberties – save Dean Henderson in for David De Gea, it is virtually as sturdy a aspect as they’ll discipline. Cristiano Ronaldo fronts up, and Paul Pogba makes a welcome return too from damage.
Arsenal loanee Folarin Balogun makes his first begin for Boro.
Former Sheffield United supremo Chris Wilder definitely is aware of which manner the highest is – and his transformation of Boro right into a play-off difficult pressure within the second tier is to not be underestimated.
Middlesbrough have been drawn with Manchester United for the eleventh time within the FA Cup, extra usually than every other opponent. They’ve progressed from three of the opposite 10 ties, most lately in 2001-02 throughout their run to the semi-finals.
Since a 4-1 defeat on the Riverside Stadium in October 2005, Manchester United have remained unbeaten of their final 13 matches with Middlesbrough throughout all competitions (W8 D5), with their final assembly coming in March 2017.
How he’ll dream of a high-stage scalp tonight on the Theatre of Desires.
On the again of a troublesome January switch window, Ralf Rangnick’s Purple Devils should now flip their consideration to arguably the one piece of silverware they’ve a sniff at. However the hosts should be cautious of big-killing legend – they are going to know this stage is made for the mighty to fall.