Middlesbrough 0-1 Birmingham

Boro struggle to find a way out

March 16, 2013
By Andy Brassell, Riverside Stadium
In a week where England suddenly decided the Europa League was fashionable, Steaua Bucharest's visit to Chelsea this week stirred memories of the Romanians' last trip to England. The UEFA Cup semi-final second leg at the Riverside Stadium in April 2006, when Massimo Maccarone's last-ditch goal took Middlesbrough through to the Eindhoven final against Sevilla, was the pinnacle of a thrilling European campaign for Steve McClaren's team.

It seems like a long time ago. Boro have been through ...

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