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15/02/2012 08:00 , Nick Coppack in Holland
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Today in Amsterdam

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16:02 While I was out I grabbed a quick bite to eat and my waiter told me he hopes United beat Ajax 5-0. He's a PSV fan, you see. I'm not sure we'll see that many goals this evening, although two or three could well be on the cards. I have a feeling Sir Alex will want this tie all but over by the time we kick-off at Old Trafford next week.

15:55 Well, I managed to wander a few streets of Amsterdam and also take in the Anne Frank museum/house. It has nothing to do with football, of course, but I'd definitely urge anybody who visits the city to drop in. It's a real eye-opener.

14:01 It may be a bit milder here today but you couldn't call it warm. Even the city's famous canals are still half-frozen, as you can see from my pic in the image gallery.

13:18 I really can't come to Amsterdam and spend all day in my hotel room, so I'm afraid I'm going to leave you for an hour or two as I head to Anne Frank's house. In the meantime, why don't you post your thoughts on tonight's starting XI in our message board thread? Who will the manager pic? Fabio or Fryers at right back? Will Rafael retain his spot, despite the presence of both Chris Smalling and Phil Jones? And will Nani be involved after missing United's last four games?

13:00 Confirmation for you that the roof on the Amsterdam ArenA will be open for tonight's match.

12:10 While you're waiting for the game this evening, why not have a go at our trivia teaser. Can you name the 10 games in which Ryan Giggs has scored

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