Champions League Group A Showdown: Man United v CSKA Preview

Champions League Group A Showdown: Man United v CSKA Preview

The group stage of the 2017/18 Champions League are approaching the end with teams across the eight groups scrambling to seal their place in the knock-out rounds next calendar year. In group A, Manchester United welcome CSKA Moscow - needing a point to ensure progression to the last 16 - as winners of the group. If you had told me after the dull defeat to Basel on matchday five that Manchester United would go on to win their next three …
CSKA Moscow v Manchester United | Champions League Preview

CSKA Moscow v Manchester United | Champions League Preview

Two sides that enjoyed important opening round victories - CSKA Moscow and Manchester United will face each other this Wednesday, on a typically cold night in the Russian capital. CSKA Moscow have started their European campaign on a hugely positive note with a smash and grab win in Lisbon and will now count on their usually solid form at home - to keep the momentum alive. The Russian side, came from behind, thanks to Vitinho's neatly converted spot kick followed …
Manchester United Champions League Walkthrough: Group A

Manchester United Champions League Walkthrough: Group A

Champions League is back at Manchester United and Old Trafford can finally look forward to some big and potentially enjoyable nights, thanks to a memorable European campaign that culminated in a victorious night at Stockholm lasts season. Although winning the Premier League for the first time in five years is still very much the primary objective, the Red Devils and more importantly, Jose Mourinho himself will be under considerable pressure to make their mark in a competition they have won …
CSKA Moscow v Manchester United | Champions League Preview

CSKA Moscow v Manchester United | Champions League Preview

Champions League will resume in midweek when Manchester United make the long trip to the Arena Khimki in Moscow , on Wednesday evening. Group B looks evenly poised at this moment in time with all four teams on level terms meaning a win for either side will shake things up a bit, interestingly enough. The Russian side go into this game on the back of a win in their previous game at home against PSV Eindhoven and would look to …
Manchester City v CSKA Moscow | Champions League Preview

Manchester City v CSKA Moscow | Champions League Preview

In a game that would have been targeted as the easiest fixture of the group now has added significance as Manchester City host CSKA Moscow in the 4th round of Champions League group stage needing a victory. Manchester City’s problems in Europe have been a consistent theme during the new era at the blue of side of Manchester. The sharp growth in their stature meant that City’s co-efficient was low and ranked them as fourth seeds almost guaranteeing the hardest group possible. …
CSKA Moscow v Manchester City | Champions League Preview

CSKA Moscow v Manchester City | Champions League Preview

Having secured just 1 point in the opening two group stage fixtures with a 1-0 loss against Bayern Munich followed by a 1-1 draw at home against Italian side Roma, the Champions are under serious pressure to get their first win of the elite competition they have struggled to make an impact on, in recent seasons. Manchester City will travel to the Arena Khimki in Russia for the first of the two encounters which will be played in succession and …