Braga vs Leicester LIVE: Stream FREE, TV channel, team news and kick-off time – Europa League latest updates

LEICESTER take on Portuguese side Braga tonight looking to qualify for the last-32 of the Europa League.

Three points will see the Foxes safely through with two games to spare – and they put four past the Primeira Liga side just three weeks ago.

  • Start time: 5.55pm
  • TV/Live stream FREE: BT Sport 1/BT Sport app, EE customers watch free
  • Braga XI: To follow
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  • <a href='' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>


    Braga's record in 21 matches against English opposition is now W7 D3 L11. Five of those victories have come in Portugal, four in a row preceding a 3-1 defeat by Manchester United in the 2012/13 UEFA Champions League group stage. Last season they were held 3-3 at the Estádio Municipal by Wolves on UEFA Europa League Matchday 5 with André Horta, Paulinho and Fransérgio all on the scoresheet.

    Leicester's only previous visit to Portugal brought about their heaviest European defeat, 5-0 against Porto on Matchday 6 of the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League, although they went into that fixture, in which Harvey Barnes made his club debut, having already qualified for the knockout phase as group winners.

  • <a href='' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>


  • <a href='' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>


    Welcome to our live blog of Braga v Leicester

    The Foxes have made the perfect start to their Europa League campaign having won all of their opening three fixtures, and travel to Portugal having thrashed their opponents 4-0 in their last group game.

    Braga will be desperate to avenge the defeat at the King Power; the Portuguese side have won their other two fixtures and would move level on points with Leicester with a win.

    Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers may give an opportunity to players returning from injury; Timothy Castagne, Wilfred Ndidi and Ricardo Pereira are all close to full fitness and could feature from the bench.

    The Foxes could go with the same side that beat Braga 4-0 a few weeks ago.

    Kelechi Iheanacho is set to start up front with Jamie Vardy expected to be given a rest but he is likely to be on the bench.

    Braga manager Carlos Carvalhal who formerly managed Swansea and Sheffield Wednesday could opt for a 4-5-1 formation.

    Central defender David Carmo, who is a rumoured target of Manchester United, is suspended meaning Raul Silva is set to start alongside Bruno Viana.

    Midfielder Fransergio tested positive for coronavirus at the start of November and is a doubt heading into tonight’s game.

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