Sporting Braga and Birmingham will meet tonight starting at 20:00, the AXA Stadium in Braga, in a match that takes place in Group H of the Europa League.
Portuguese from Braga are the leaders of this group, the goal difference after four rounds is tied with Club Brugge and guests today, all three teams with seven points. In the last match of Europa Legue Braga and has ‘destroyed’ at home to Slovenia’s Maribor 5-1 after tour this meeting they drew with the score 1-1 in Slovenia. Braga own stadium is very redoubtable, in all competitions being beaten once this season. In the last league match they were tipped traveling from Porto 3-2 with two minutes before finally being led 3-0. The most dangerous man of Helder Barbosa Braga, which is ranked third in the hierarchy scorer, with as many goals scored. The first 11 of those in Braga will undergo some changes after the match in Porto this weekend, Baiano said holder being defensive Portuguese.
Birmingham is the only band that performs in the Europa League second divisional position in international competition. In the last match of UEFA Birmingham won a draw 2-2 at home against the Belgians from Brugge. The same score was recorded in the last game of the championship, played away, against Blackpool. The team coached by Chris Hugton showed that was better in the second half when he scored six of the seven goals scored so far in this edition of the Europa League.
With a victory in this match Sporting Braga and would ensure qualification in the European spring due to the results of the matches in round defeating Birmingham them even at home, 3-1.
Braga – Birmingham Probable teams
Braga: Quim, Santos Baiano Nascimento Douglao, Merida, Mahamat Bindi, Viana Barbosa Lima, Alan
Birmingham: Myhill, Carr, Murphy, Caldwell, Spector, Davies, Burke, Beausejour, Elliott, Fahey, King