Alan Shearer blasted ‘flaky’ Tottenham after they have been dumped out of the FA Cup by Championship aspect Middlesbrough on Tuesday evening.
Teenager Josh Coburn was the hero as Boro produced one other Cup upset by knocking out Spurs with a 1-0 extra-time victory within the fifth spherical.
Boro dumped Manchester United out on penalties at Previous Trafford within the fourth spherical and adopted it up in type to beat Spurs, with 19-year-old Coburn’s 107th-minute strike settling the tie.
Tottenham have been dumped out of the FA Cup by Championship aspect Middlesbrough
Tottenham suffered yet one more cup competitors exit to decrease opposition on Tuesday evening
The Championship outfit have been the higher aspect all through, reserving their quarter-final spot and making certain Spurs will finish one other season with out a trophy after an abject show on Teesside by Antonio Conte’s aspect.
‘This was no fluke,’ Shearer stated on the BBC. ‘Spurs have been so flaky, typical Tottenham.
‘They have been the higher group from begin to end. They have been first to each sort out, they created probabilities, and had extra vitality.
Alan Shearer blasted ‘flaky’ Tottenham after they have been dumped out of the FA Cup
Josh Coburn sealed an impressive win for Middlesbrough on the Riverside on Tuesday evening
‘Definitely in extra-time, they made the higher substitutions and Chris Wilder might be extraordinarily pleased with what his group has achieved tonight.
‘What an evening for Middlesbrough and their followers, he (Wilder) was up for it, the gamers have been up for it, it’s a disgrace the Tottenham gamers weren’t up for it. Typical Tottenham, Middlesbrough completely deserved to be within the quarter-finals.’
Who is aware of how Conte will react to this defeat as their inconsistency continues to derail any progress and this consequence may have implications over his long-term future in addition to that of Harry Kane, whose want to win silverware is persistently not met at Spurs.
The teenage substitute scored in extra-time with a thunderous end previous Hugo Lloris
Solely a robust end within the Premier League and a late surge into the highest 4 can rescue this season, however that appears a stretch on this proof.
Foemer Spurs striker Jermain Defoe stated: ‘That is massively disappointing from a Tottenham viewpoint.
‘No disrespect to Middlesbrough, you anticipate Tottenham to come back right here and dominate.
‘Middlesbrough performed with urgency and received stronger and stronger. Their youthful gamers got here on and made an affect.’
Having already knocked out Man United, Middlesbrough have taken one other high flight scalp
Middlesbrough have been the higher group throughout the sport and racked up loads of probabilities