Confirmed: Middlesbrough v Everton lineups

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Middlesbrough and Everton will face each other at the Riverside Stadium in the Capital One Cup this evening…

Middlesbrough and Everton will face each other at the Riverside Stadium in the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup this evening.

Hosts Middlesbrough will head into the tie at the Riverside Stadium on the back of a 2-0 victory over Huddersfield Town away from home at the John Smith's Stadium in the Championship.

Aitor Karanka’s side are one of the favourites to get promoted to the Premier League at the end of the season, and they will be tough to win against at home.

Everton are aiming for a top-six finish in the Premier League this campaign, and the Merseyside outfit will head into the tie against Boro with confidence.

Roberto Martinez’s side played out a 3-3 draw with Bournemouth away from home at the Vitality Stadium in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

It promises to an exciting game at the Riverside Stadium, and this is how Middlesbrough and Everton will line up:

Middlesbrough XI: Mejias, Nsue, Ayala, Gibson, Amorebieta, Stuani, Leadbitter, Clayton, de Pena, Downing, Kike

Subs: Agazzi, Friend, Stephens, Adomah, Forshaw, Nugent, Zuculini

Everton XI: Joel, Galloway, Funes Mori, Stones, Coleman, Barry, Osman (c), Cleverley, Barkley, Deulofeu, Lukaku

Subs: Howard, Baines, Gibson, Kone, Mirallas, Lennon, Naismith

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