MANCHESTER – Curse “David killed Goliath” in the FA Cup stage continues. Chelsea Manchester City followed the trail that ran aground in the fourth round after cluck at Etihad Stadium, 0-2 of the second caste Championship club, Middlesbrough.
Aitor Karanka, who led the Boro of the bench, so one figure that surprised not to play against resistance given team. Former defensor (defender) and assistant coach of Real Madrid was admitted speechless.
“I can not find words to explain my feelings. But I am proud of the players, the atmosphere of the stadium, the fans, the staff and the club, “said Karanka, as quoted by Setanta, Sunday (25/01/2015).
“They had a lot of chances to score in the first half and I know it because they have great quality. They constantly threatened and this our third game in a week, “he added.
Karanka also slightly regretted his team could not score more than two goals. A number of other opportunities wasted though Karanka remains grateful that his team, successfully qualified for the last 16 of the tournament over the world‘s oldest.
“We could have won by more goals, because we played very organized and we had a good quality up front. However, a score of 2-0 is not a bad score, “Karanka lid.