MIDDLESBROUGH    2005/06
      UEFA Cup
     
   

Middlesbrough qualified for the UEFA Cup by League position having finished 7th in the Premier League in 2005/06.    

   
1st Round 
1st Leg Thu Sep 15 Xanthi (Greece) Home Won 2-0
2nd Leg Thu Sep 29 Xanthi Away Drew 0-0
Won 2-0 on aggregate
UEFA Cup Group Stage
Group D Thu Oct 20 Grasshoppers Zurich (Switzerland) Away Won 1-0
Group D Thu Nov 3 Dnipro (Ukraine) Home Won 3-0
Group D Thu Nov 24 AZ Alkmaar (Holland) Away Drew 0-0
Group D Thu Dec 15 Litex Lovech (Bulgaria) Home Won 2-0
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 16 VfB Stuttgart (Germany) Away Won 2-1
2nd Leg Thu Feb 23 VfB Stuttgart Home Lost 0-1
Middlesbrough won on the away goals rule after the tie finished 2-2 on aggregate.
Round of the Last 16
1st Leg Thu Mar 9 Roma (Italy) Home Won 1-0
2nd Leg Wed Mar 15 Roma Away Lost 1-2
Middlesbrough won on the away goals rule after the tie finished 2-2 on aggregate.
Quarter Final
1st Leg Thu Mar 30 FC Basle (Switzerland) Away Lost 0-2
2nd Leg Thu Apr 6 FC Basle Home Won 4-1
Won 4-3 on aggregate
Semi Final
1st Leg Thu Apr 20 Steaua Bucharest (Rumania) Away Lost 0-1
2nd Leg Thu Apr 27 Steaua Bucharest Home Won 4-2
Won 4-3 on aggregate
Final (at the PSV Stadium, Eindhoven)
Wed May 10 Seville (Spain) Neutral Lost 0-4