Sunderland Vs Middlesbrough Highlights
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Venue: Stadium of Light
Date: Tuesday, 30 October
Kick off: 19:45
Middlesbrough have failed to beat Sunderland in their last six meetings in all competitions.
Boro have won all three previous League Cup ties, the first two of which were over two legs.
The Black Cats are playing a third club with the initial M in this season’s League Cup, having beaten Morecambe and Milton Keynes by 2-0 scores in the previous two rounds.
Sunderland have never won the competition, but were runners-up to Norwich in 1985.
Manager Martin O’Neill has League Cup winners’ medals with Nottingham Forest in 1978 and 1979, and managed Leicester to League Cup success in 1997 and 2000.
This is Middlesbrough’s best League Cup run since reaching the quarter-finals seven seasons ago.
This is their 11th successive away tie in this competition (W6, L4).
Boro have not been drawn against a top-flight club since they were last in the Premier League themselves in 2008-09, and lost to Manchester United in the third round.