Half-time at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium: Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Middlesbrough

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Largely one-way traffic in N17. Giovani Lo Celso capitalised on an error by Boro keeper, Tomas Mejias, to give Tottenham a second-minute lead.

Erik Lamela danced clear to double the Lilywhites lead just after the quarter of an hour mark.

Lukas Nmecha and Paddy McNair passed up decent chances for the Championship side, but as it stands, Tottenham are heading to Southampton in the fourth-round.

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Brian Jeeves

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