MIDDLESBROUGH    2004/05
      UEFA Cup

Middlesbrough qualified for their first season in European competition with a victory over Bolton Wanderers in the 2003/04 Carling Cup final earning them a UEFA Cup spot.    

1st Round 
1st Leg Thu Sep 16 Banik Ostrava (Czech Republic) Home Won 3-0
2nd Leg Thu Sep 30 Banik Ostrava Away Drew 1-1
Won 4-1 on aggregate
UEFA Cup Group Stage
Group E Thu Oct 21 Egaleo (Greece) Away Won 1-0
Group E Thu Nov 4 Lazio (Italy) Home Won 2-0
Group E Thu Nov 25 Villarreal (Spain) Away Lost 0-2
Group E Wed Dec 15 Partizan Belgrade (Serbia-Montenegro) Home Won 3-0
Middlesbrough won the Group and qualified for the knock-out stages of the competition. Full Group results and table.
Round of the Last 32 
1st Leg Thu Feb 17 AK Graz (Austria) Away Drew 2-2
2nd Leg Thu Feb 24 AK Graz  Home Won 2-1
Won 4-3 on aggregate
Round of the Last 16 
1st Leg Thu Mar 10 Sporting Lisbon (Portugal) Home Lost 2-3
2nd Leg Thu Mar 17 Sporting Lisbon  Away Lost 0-1
Lost 2-4 on aggregate