ROBERTO MANCINI made it three wins from three games as Boro bowed out of the FA Cup sponsored by E.ON,
"Its a good game.got pace but we failed to deliver.Strachan really need to bring in new player to fill the missing puzzle.- Ariff Ahmad"
Middlesbrough: Coyne; McMahon, Wheater, Riggott, Hoyte, R Williams, O'Neil (Capt), Arca (L Williams 69), Johnson (Emnes 32 (Yeates 56)), Franks, Bent. Subs: Steele (gk); Grounds, Bennett, Shawky.
Manchester City: Given; Richards (Barry 46), Kompany, Boyata, Sylvinho, Zabaleta, De Jong (Tevez 46), Weiss (Bellamy 73), Garrido, Petrov, Benjani. Subs: Taylor (gk); Vidal, Trippier, Tutte.
Referee: Stuart Atwell
Middlesbrough: O'Neil, 47, diving.
Manchester City: Garrido, 68, dissent; Barry, 90+4, handball.
Attendance: 12,474 (2,990 City)
Conditions: Very cold and windy with snow showers
Website Boro Man of the Match: Gary O'Neil