Related Content

Image Gallery
Play this video
06/12/2011 08:00 , Gemma Thompson in Basel
1 of 12 Next 


Today in Basel's Gemma Thompson is with the squad in Switzerland and you can interact with her on our message board.

Wednesday 7 December (all times are local, Switzerland is 1 hour ahead of GMT)

19:55 That's it from me in Basel. A big thank you to everyone who has been following the blog and thanks for your contributions on Talking Reds. Here's hoping for another great European night for the Reds. Thank you and good night.

19:44 Here it is: De Gea; Smalling, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra; Park, Jones, Giggs, Young; Nani, Rooney. Subs: Lindegaard, Evans, Fletcher, Valencia, Gibson, Welbeck, Macheda. We think Nani will play just off Rooney, as he did for a spell at Villa Park when Hernandez went off injured on Saturday. Basel line up like this: Sommer; Steinhofer, Abraham, Dragovic, Park Joo Ho; Shaqiri, Cabral, G.Xhaka, F.Frei; A.Frei Streller. Subs: Colomba, Kusunga, Kovac, Chipperfield, Stocker, Zoua, Pak

19:31 I'm all set up in the press box - got a fab view, right on the half-way line. Nick will be guiding you through the game on Match Tracker tonight so make sure you follow that. Before I'll go though, I'll bring you the team news which should be with me very shortly.

18:10 Right guys, I need to pack up my stuff to take to the stadium. I'll be back online when I get there. Bye for now.

17:40 I've just been chatting to a lifelong Basel fan who is stood outside the hotel in the pouring rain waiting to get a glimpse of the Reds, and he told me that if the result goes the right way for the Swiss side it will go down as "greatest night

1 of 12 Next 


Premier League