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Last Updated: Thursday, 27 April 2006, 18:38 GMT 19:38 UK
Uefa Cup photos

Daniel Oprita shields the ball from Middlesbrough's Andrew Taylor

Middlesbrough 4-2 Steaua Bucharest: Daniel Oprita shields the ball from Boro's Andrew Taylor during the early exchanges

Nicolae Dica is congratulated by Daniel Oprita

Nicolae Dica is congratulated by Daniel Oprita after giving Steaua a precious 1-0 lead in the 16th minute

The Middlesbrough captain Gareth Southgate shows his frustration

Boro captain Gareth Southgate cannot hide his disappointment as his team face an uphill struggle

Dorin Goian celebrates giving Steaua a 2-0 lead

The hosts are plunged into further trouble as Dorin Goian fires Steaua into a 2-0 lead in the 24th minute of the tie

Massimo Maccarone celebrates scoring Boro's opening goal

Boro are given a lifeline in the 33rd minute when Massimo Maccarone fires a low drive into the Romanians' net

Chris Riggott fires the hosts into a 3-2 lead

Incredibly Chris Riggott bundles the hosts into a 3-2 lead following Mark Viduka's 64th-minute strike

Maccarone celebrates scoring the crucial winner

With Boro about to exit on away goals, Maccarone heads an 89th-minute winner to see the hosts win 4-3 on aggregate

Sevilla fans show their colours

Sevilla 1-0 Schalke (AET): Having drawn the first leg, expectant fans fill the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan

The Schalke wall leap to block Aitor Ocio's free-kick

Aitor Ocio attempts to break the deadlock for the hosts but without success as a tight first half ends goalless

Antonio Puerta's stunning strike sparates the teams

The second half is similarly free of goals and it is left to Antonio Puerta to fire Sevilla in front in extra time

Fabian Ernst attempts to level for Schalke

As the clock ticks down, Schalke throw everything forward in their attempt to find an equaliser

Schalke's players show their disappointment

Their efforts go unrewarded though as the Andalucian club hold on and book their place in the final

Happy Sevilla fans enjoy their win

The 1-0 aggregate win sends Sevilla's fans to Eindhoven as the club attempt to win their first trophy since 1948


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