Full-time: Aston Villa Zero-Zero Middlesbrough (1-Zero agg)
Aston Villa will play Fulham at Wembley! They’re into the play-off last at Middlesbrough’s last. Though don’t really feel too unhealthy for the dropping group. Tony Pulis might be delighted with a clear sheet!
89 min: A protracted buildup to the free-kick. Downing, towards his former facet, can save his present one. It’s made for his left foot and he whips a high-quality effort over the wall – and towards the highest of the bar! That’s agonising for Middlesbrough.
87 min: A protracted ball excessive. Villa don’t take care of it. Bamford makes a nuisance of himself, Chester unsettled and Johnstone out of his space, and the ball breaks to Traore. He tries to lob Johnstone, who handles the winger’s effort. Mike Dean awards a free-kick and books the Villa goalkeeper. He’s fortunate to not be despatched off.
80 min: Besic picks up a yellow card for one foul too many. Middlesbrough are 10 minutes away from incomes the Zero-Zero draw they got here right here for. This is able to be a good level for the guests.
70 min: Grabban lets fly from distance. Randolph ideas it over. Snodgrass will want remedy earlier than the nook is taken. Particularly as he’s the one taking it. He recovers quickly sufficient however his inswinger’s headed away by Traore.
60 min: Villa are urgent right here. Middlesbrough are struggling. Grealish slips a cross via to Adomah, who sends a first-time cross into the six-yard field. Grabban prods it goalwards however Randolph saves together with his legs!