Last Updated: Sat, 26 Jan 2013 18:45
Aldershot boss Dean Holdsworth was left wondering what might have been after elation turned to disappointment inside 10 frantic minutes at Middlesbrough.
With two minutes remaining at the Riverside, Shots striker Danny Hylton scored his eighth FA Cup goal in four games to set up a lucrative replay for the npower League Two side, following Lukas Jutkiewicz's late opener.
Hylton still leads the scoring charts but Jutkiewicz ensured he will not add to his tally by sparing Boro a tiring trip to Hampshire with a winner five minutes into stoppage time.
When asked if the result was a cruel one, Holdsworth said: "It certainly is for the players and everyone associated with us because I felt we'd earned a replay.
"We had a fantastic display of commitment from the players and we took our goal fantastically well. In the dying seconds we had it ripped away from us and that's a big blow for the players.
"This is a fantastic football club and there were some good players against us but we held our own.
"(The players) will be very down in the dumps now because they deserve a lot more than what they got but we go back to work on Monday morning.
"The challenge for the rest of the season is to show exactly what they have done, home and away, and push on in the division."
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