Match Preview: CSKA Moscow vs Manchester United

It’s match day two in UEFA Champions League, as José Mourinho men return to action away against Cska Moscow on Wednesday.

Following United absence in Champions League last season, they returned to the competition with a 3 – 0 home win against Basel on Match day one, thanks to goals from Marouane Fellaini, Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford. Manchester United extended their unbeaten run in all competition to 8games following a narrow win away to Southampton on Saturday and are looking to continue their fine form in Russia on Wednesday.

The noticeable absentee for United is Paul labile pogba who picked an hamstring in the first half of the champions league opener at home against Basel, while Marcus Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic remains sidelined following their long term knee injuries. Cska Moscow have failed to defeat United in their last four games in UEFA Champions League group stage while United are unbeaten in their last five away games against Russian clubs in all competition.

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He hails from the beautiful city of Wellington in New Zealand. When not working and trying to please his wife, he is a passionate football and cricket fan. Often at the beach, often down at Island Bay, but more often than not on the internet....