The Guardian photographer Christopher Thomond is documenting the road to Wembley, starting with his local team Fleetwood Town in the first round and following the winning side from each game, all the way to the final. Here is the fifth-round tie, when League One side Oxford United went to the Riverside to take on Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough scraped into the FA Cup sixth round after fending off a second-half comeback from League One Oxford United at the Riverside, who were cheered on by more than 3,000 travelling fans.
It took the emergence of the heavy artillery from the bench to prevent an unwanted replay, with Cristhian Stuani’s winner settling a fascinating tie and sending Boro into the quarter-finals, after Oxford had fought back from 2-0 down.
Source: Football News
Link : FA Cup photo essay – Middlesbrough v Oxford United in the fifth round