Last Updated: 12/12/12 9:43pm
FULL TIME. That's it, Swansea win it hyere to make the last four in the League Cup for the first time. Thanks for your views tonight, stay with us for reaction.
Miller does well to get to the left byline before crossing into the box but McDonald cannot connect with the ball at the far post and it goes out for a throw in. That will be it for Boro.
Ki plays a one-two with De Guzman before the ball goes out of the play on the left and the ref gives a goal kick, with the home fans thinking it should have been a corner.
Ledesma crosses from 30 yards on the right but Swansea win the ball and break forward before Michu loses the ball on the edge of the Boro box.
Smallwood and Britton tussle for the ball and Boro win a free-kick midway in their own half on the left. They take and concede their own free-kick near the Swansea box.
Smallwood takes the corner and the on-rushing Hines heads over from close range at the far post. Tremmel needs treatment on the pitch.
Boro continue to press and Friend shoots from 25 yards to the left of goal and it is deflected out for a corner on the left.
Miller tries to break down the right flank but the ball goes out for a throw in midway in the Swansea half.
Miller creates a yard of space for himself before shooting at goal from 25 yards out to the left of goal but Tremmel saves easily low down.
OWN GOAL - HINES!!!! De Guzman takes the third corner and Monk goes for the header in the centre but the ball comes off Hines and into the net from six yards.
Ki plays in Michu who tries an effort from 20 yards out on the left but Hines deflects the ball out for a corner on the left.
De Guzman makes a great cross from the right to Ki to the left side of the box. Hines goes in for the challenge and wins the ball, with the home fans appealing for a penalty but the ref waves play on.
Moore tries to release Michu into the left side of the box but Steele is quickly off his line to gather.
De Guzman takes the free-kick and Steele has to finger-tip it onto the bar. Michu then puts the rebound wide from close range.
Bailey is booked for bringing down Dyer as he tries to run into the box from the left. It is a Swansea free-kick 25 yards out to the left of goal.
Halliday plays a dicey back pass from 25 yards out on the left and Steele has to clear under pressure from Dyer.
Swansea take the throw in and feed the ball to Moore who tries to shoot from eight yards out on the left but Hoyte blocks twice and Boro clear.
Halliday concedes a throw in 15 yards out on the right. Tiendalli takes and wins another in a similar position. He takes again and Swansea win a throw in 25 yards out on the right.
Bailey concedes a free-kick 40 yards out in the centre. Swansea take and Davies crosses into the box from the left but Friend clears.
Leadbitter tries to cross to the right side of the box from the centre but mis-hits and the ball goes out for a goal kick.
Ki passes to De Guzman who tries a shot from 20 yards in front of goal but Steele easily saves his low effort.
Bikey is also injured and Halliday replaces him. Meanwhile Routledge is replaced by Ki for the Swans.
Boro come again and Ledesma crosses from the right but Jutkiewicz heads over under pressure from 12 yards in the centre.
Bikey and Moore tussle for the ball as it runs into the box but the ref gives a foul against Moore. Bikey needs treatment on the pitch.
Jutkiewicz tries to get onto a long ball from the right from Ledesma but it just goes out for a goal kick.
Swansea take the free-kick and Routledge tries to runs to the left byline to Hoyte shepherds the ball out for a goal kick.
Swansea press and win a throw in 15 yards out on the right. They take and eventually Routledge is dis-possessed in the box.
Leadbitter creates a yard of space for himself before shooting at goal from 25 yard sin the centre but it is straight at Tremmel who gathers at his feet.
Friend wins a throw in ten yards on the left. He takes and Bailey floats the ball into the box but Monk heads away.
Boro break forward and Hoyte tries an effort from 22 yards on the right but his shot flies just over.
Fancy a bet? Sky Bet now go 5/4 for Swansea to win and the same price for the draw, with Boro 7/2 to win. I'm sticking to my original 3-1 Swansea prediction which is now out to 33/1. What are your views / predictions for the second period? Send them to email@example.com
HALF TIME. The sides go in even at the break after a first half of few chances. Stay with us for the second period, let's hope there's some goals after the break!
Michu tries to play Dyer into the left side of the box but Steele is quickly off his line and gathers.
Swansea come again and win two corner on the left before Tiendalli is forced to pass back into his own half.
The Swans take the free-kick near the halfway line and feed the ball to Dyer who creates a yard of space before shooting from the right edge of the box but Steele saves at his near post.
Michu tries to play Shechter into the right side of the box but it is over hit and runs through to Steele to clear.
Hoyte plays a long cross fieldball to Jutkiewicz to the left side of the box but he loses control of the ball and Chico clears.
Ledesma takes the corner but Swansea clear for a Boro throw in 20 yards on the right. They take but the hosts clear the danger.
Haroun passes to Leadbitter who tries an effort from 15 yards to the left of goal but the diving Tremmel saves with both hands before Boro win a free-kick 28 yards out in the centre.
Davies crosses from 15 yards on the left, Shechter heads on 12 yards out on the left and the ball hits Dyer and falls to Steele to save.
Michu tries to release Shechter into the right side of the box but it is over hit and Shechter puts it out for a Boro throw in.
Dyer makes a good run to the edge of the box in the centre but his effort is charged down. Boro break forward but Leadbitter is dis-possessed in the box.
Ben in New York, USA, says: 'Middlesbro will be confident. Many players in the team know how to score, and the subs are decent: Emnes, Miller, Thompson.. Watch out for Ledesma and Haroun to cause some problems on the flanks.'
Boro win a throw in 12 yards out on the right. They take and Ledesma tries to cross into the box but his effort goes out for a goal kick.
Bikey wins a free-kick midway in the Boro9 half off Michu. They take but the ball runs through to Tremmel to clear.
Friend makes a great run into the left side of the box before cutting the ball back to Leadbitter who tries an effort from 15 yards but Tremmel gets down well to his right to save low down.
Friend crosses from the left into the box. Swansea partially clear before Bailey's effort from 30 yards in the centre is way over.
Hines wins a free-kick midway in the Boro half. The visitors punt the ball forward but Tiendalli heads away in the box.
Haines tackles Michu and tries to release Haroun into the box but it is just over hit and Tremmel clears.
De Guzman tries to pick out a run by Dyer into the box with a cross from the right but Friend heads away.
Peter Robinson, an ex-pat Villa fan from Chicago, says: 'Going for a late winner for Boro and meeting them in the semi final. Up the Villa.'
Boro press straight away but Leadbitter's attempt from close range on the left is weak and Tremmel easily gathers.
Keiran Herbert says: 'Hello as a I am a swansea city fan I am expecting them to win, I am predicting the score to be 4-1 win to swansea with ki michu(2) and graham scoring. Then hopefully we will be facing either Bradford or Aston Villa in the semi final.' Cheers Keiran, we're about to get underway.
My prediction: I'm a Bradford fan and would love Boro to win to make a possible semi-final tie closer to home to I reckon the Swans will have too much for a Boro defence weakened by Woodgate's absence so I'm going for a 3-1 win for the Swans which pays a handsome 11/1 with Sky Bet! What are your views / predictions for tonight's game? Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org and I will post up the best throughout the evening.
Teams - Garry Monk takes over from the suspended Ashley Williams to captain Swansea. Swans manager Michael Laudrup also restores fit-again Leon Britton to the starting line-up, together with Dwight Tiendalli. Boro boss Tony Mowbray, meanwhile, recalls Justin Hoyte for his team's 12th successive League Cup tie away from home. Already this season, Boro have won at Bury, Gillingham, Preston and latterly Sunderland.
FIRST VIEW - Lisa has been in touch to say: 'Hi I'm going for swans 4-0.' Cheers Lisa, enjoy the game!
Teams - Boro: Steele, Hoyte, Bikey, Friend, Leadbitter, Bailey, Ledesma, Hines, Jutkiewicz, McDonald, Haroun. Subs: Leutwiler, Parnaby, Thomson, Halliday, Smallwood, Emnes, Miller.
Teams - Swansea: Tremmel, Tiendalli, Monk, Flores, Davies, Britton, De Guzman, Dyer, Routledge, Shechter, Michu. Subs: Cornell, Bartley, Rangel, Ki, Agustien, Graham, Moore.
Fancy a bet? Sky Bet go 4/7 for a Swansea win, 16/5 for the draw and 22/5 for a Boro victory. For a full market, click here.