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"Braga have had some big nights in Europe over the last couple of seasons, but it's not every day a Portuguese side welcomes Manchester United to their stadium in the world's best club competition. 'The Quarry' will be rocking on Wednesday."

- Tom Kundert, Portugoal.net
07/11/2012 09:55, Report by Steve Bartram
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Expert opinion on Braga

Should we expect any changes in approach or personnel from the first game?
Douglão will be back if fit in place of Nuno André Coelho, as will regular left-back Ismaily in place of Elderson if fit. Apart from that likely to be the same XI and same approach: show United respect but don't be scared of them.

Their form in Europe has been stronger away from home, how hopeful are they of getting a positive result?
I'm not sure we can draw that conclusion. They lost at home to Cluj despite largely dominating the game, but paid for defensive blunders. Like I said earlier, Braga will feel they have a chance but are aware that given the difference in stature of the clubs, any point or points gained will be a bonus (even though they probably won't say it publicly).

What kind of atmosphere awaits United in the AXA stadium?
Braga have had some big nights in Europe over the last couple of seasons, but it's not every day a Portuguese side welcomes Manchester United to their stadium in the world's best club competition. The "Quarry" will be rocking on Wednesday.

Do you have a score prediction?
A 1-1 draw.

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