Neil's Boro side have bested Rochdale (3-0), Blackpool (4-0) and Bolton Wanderers (2-1) en route to the last eight of the EFL-wide competition, with Britt Assombalonga joint top of the scorers' charts having bagged a brace in each game.

The lifelong Boro supporter is up against Nottingham Forest - managed by winger Joe Lolley - at the quarter final stage, and you can watch the match live via our Twitch account from 8pm on Wednesday.

Watch the tournament organisers give their assessment on both sides and the remaining competition in the video below.

As well as backing Boro during the tournament, you can also show your support for the EFL’s charity partner, Mind, the mental health charity via this JustGiving page.

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