Portsmouth boss Redknapp hopes shadow team can beat Braga

Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp admits he won't risk his first-choice XI in tonight's UEFA Cup tie with Braga. Redknapp, whose side face a gruelling schedule of four games over the next 10 days, said: "Really, it is an awful lot of fixtures. We have got a busy schedule now. 'The league is all important, at the end of the day, and you have got to make sure you get a good position in the Premier League as it is a tough division again this year.'

Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp admits he won't risk his first-choice XI in tonight's UEFA Cup tie with Braga.

Redknapp, whose side face a gruelling schedule of four games over the next 10 days, said: "Really, it is an awful lot of fixtures. We have got a busy schedule now.

'The league is all important, at the end of the day, and you have got to make sure you get a good position in the Premier League as it is a tough division again this year.'

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