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Today in Istanbul

ManUtd.com's

Nick Coppack

is with the squad in Turkey for the Champions League clash with Galatasaray and you can interact with him on our message board's dedicated thread.

Tuesday 20 November (all times are local, Turkey is 2 hours ahead of GMT)

21:30 Not long now. Both teams have just left the pitch after their warm-ups, which means we're only about 10 minutes from kick-off. It's probably the perfect time for me to sign off and hand you over to Adam Marshall, who's providing kick-by-kick text commentary on Match Tracker (link: http://tracker.manutd.com). Enjoy the game.

21:07 Now THAT was loud. The ground's barely a quarter full but when United's goalkeepers came out to warm up the place erupted. Whistles, jeering, firecrackers and the Galatasaray fans behind one goal all bouncing up and down. This is going to be some night...

20:55 With the absence of specialist wingers in the United line-up, it remains to be seen whether the Reds will adopt a 4-2-3-1 or the occasionally-used diamond formation. Certainly we've seen Fletcher, Cleverley and Anderson feature in the latter this term.

20:48 Here's the team news.

United: Lindegaard; Rafael, Jones, Carrick, Buttner; Anderson, Fletcher, Cleverley, Powell; Welbeck, Hernandez.
Subs: Johnstone, Young, Macheda, Wootton, Cole, Vermijl, King

20:42 After a long journey (traffic aplenty!) I'm inside the ground. It's not exactly "hell"... yet. The rumours of a half-full stadium two hours before kick-off are certainly false. There's a healthy

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