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Today in Amsterdam

ManUtd.com's Nick Coppack is with the squad in Holland and you can interact with him on our message board.

Thursday 16 February (all times are local; Holland is 1 hour ahead of GMT)

18:51 United: De Gea; Jones, Ferdinand, Evans, Fabio; Nani, Carrick, Cleverley, Young; Rooney, Hernandez. Subs: Amos, Smalling, Pogba, Scholes, Valencia, Welbeck

17:43 Officially, United have received an allocation of around 2700 tickets for tonight's game. But everywhere you look in the city centre you see Reds. There could be a very vocal following inside the stadium this evening. Some fans are already inside the ground - expect that stream to continue flowing right up until kick-off.

17:31 That all went smoothly. I'm inside the stadium already and back online. Thanks to a police escort, we navigated our way to the ground very quickly through the Amsterdam rush-hour traffic (and the hordes of locals on bicycles). Hopefully the rest of the night continues to go to plan.

16:36 OK, one more entry before I board the coach. MUTV's Stewart Gardner is already at the ground and just tweeted a pic of his commentary position. Click the image gallery to see it. Very nice.

16:21 The travelling party - players, coaches, support staff - will be leaving for the Amsterdam ArenA in approximately 40 minutes. That means I should probably pack my bags and get dressed. The next time you hear from me I'll be in the press box, with a view over the pitch and preparing to write a match report for ManUtd.com. I'm not the only one involved in our coverage tonight, though. You can

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