CSKA Moscow vs Manchester United Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Preview

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CSKA Moscow vs Manchester United Match Prediction

By Dean Carr

CSKA Moscow welcome Manchester United to the VEB Arena on 27/09/17 after both teams won in their first Champions League group matches. CSKA were unable to find a way past city rivals Dinamo in their 0-0 draw at the weekend, while United creeped to a 1-0 victory away at Southampton. Read on for a full match preview complete with betting tips and predictions.

Betting Tips and Predictions

Man United look to be the far superior force of the two sides and I’m expecting to see an away win this time out.

Man United win - 7/10
Man United -1 handicap - 7/4

AVG Goals

0.9

BTTS

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

Over 1.5 1H Goals

Over 1.5 2H Goals

CSKA Moscow Form Guide

CSKA Moscow Team Logo

CSKA Moscow

Won

3

Draw

4

Lost

3
W H

13-05-2018

Premier League

Anzhi Makhachkala Team Logo Anzhi Makhachkala

FT 2 - 1

(HT 1 - 1)

D A

29-06-2018

Club Friendlies

Admira Moedling Team Logo Admira Moedling

FT 1 - 1

(HT 1 - 1)

L A

07-07-2018

Club Friendlies

FC Koebenhavn Team Logo FC Koebenhavn

FT 4 - 1

(HT 2 - 0)

L H

11-07-2018

Club Friendlies

Hamburger SV Team Logo Hamburger SV

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

15-07-2018

Club Friendlies

Besiktas Team Logo Besiktas

FT 4 - 1

(HT 2 - 1)

D H

21-07-2018

Club Friendlies

FC Yenisey Krasnoyarsk Team Logo FC Yenisey Krasnoyarsk

FT 1 - 1

(HT 1 - 0)

W A

27-07-2018

Super Cup

Lokomotiv Moscow Team Logo Lokomotiv Moscow

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

D A

31-07-2018

Premier League

Krylya Sovetov Samara Team Logo Krylya Sovetov Samara

FT 0 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

L H

05-08-2018

Premier League

FC Rostov Team Logo FC Rostov

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

D A

11-08-2018

Premier League

FC Yenisey Krasnoyarsk Team Logo FC Yenisey Krasnoyarsk

FT 1 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

Manchester United Form Guide

Manchester United Team Logo

Manchester United

Won

4

Draw

3

Lost

3
D A

10-05-2018

Premier League

West Ham United Team Logo West Ham United

FT 0 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

13-05-2018

Premier League

Watford Team Logo Watford

FT 1 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

L A

19-05-2018

FA Cup

Chelsea Team Logo Chelsea

FT 1 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

D A

20-07-2018

Club Friendlies

CF America Team Logo CF America

FT 1 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

D A

22-07-2018

Club Friendlies

San Jose Earthquakes Team Logo San Jose Earthquakes

FT 0 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

W A

26-07-2018

Champions Cup

AC Milan Team Logo AC Milan

FT 9 - 10

(HT 1 - 1)

L H

28-07-2018

Champions Cup

Liverpool Team Logo Liverpool

FT 1 - 4

(HT 1 - 1)

W H

01-08-2018

Champions Cup

Real Madrid Team Logo Real Madrid

FT 2 - 1

(HT 2 - 1)

L A

05-08-2018

Club Friendlies

Bayern Munich Team Logo Bayern Munich

FT 1 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

10-08-2018

Premier League

Leicester City Team Logo Leicester City

FT 2 - 1

(HT 1 - 0)

CSKA Moscow Preview

CSKA Moscow dropped seven points off the pace of leaders Zenit St. Petersburg at the weekend after being frustratingly held to a 0-0 draw away to Dinamo Moscow. Dinamo had failed to score in their previous four matches before Saturday and failed to muster a shot on target against CSKA, who themselves were unable to find the breakthrough in what was somewhat of a tame affair, particularly for a derby. What it should do at least is give the players further motivation to get a positive result here, following an embarrassing 1-0 defeat to Avangard Kursk the week prior in the cup also. That said, CSKA have a perfect record in the Champions League so far this season, having won all four of their qualification matches, as well as commencing the groups with an away win at Benfica, coming from behind to win 2-1 in Portugal. United, though, are a level above that of Benfica and CSKA would probably settle for the same result as the last time United visited Moscow where they managed to hold Louis van Gaal’s team to a 1-1 draw. Scoring goals has been a real issue for the team in recent weeks, with CSKA managing just three strikes in their last five league outings.

CSKA Moscow Team News

Figueira Mario Fernandes (concussion) and Aleksandr Makarov (ankle) are both set to miss out for CSKA on Wednesday evening.

Manchester United Preview

It may not have been the free-flowing Manchester United we have become somewhat used to see this season so far, but that won’t have taken any satisfaction away from Jose Mourinho after his team won 1-0 away to Southampton on Saturday afternoon. Romelu Lukaku scored the game’s only goal in the 20th minute after beating Fraser Forster at the second time of asking. Southampton dominated the second half and will be wondering how they were unable to score despite creating a number of openings, as United held on for an important, if not spectacular three points. It was the fourth win on the trot for Mourinho’s side in all competitions, as they look to keep pace with Manchester City, who were 5-0 winners at the weekend. United failed to win an away game in the group stages the last time they were in the Champions League, taking just a point from three matches, although this United team is a far different animal now than under Louis van Gaal. With all three of CSKA’s back three aged 35+, the likes of Lukaku, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial will be licking their lips at the prospect of using their blistering pace to expose the Russian’s aging defence.

Manchester United Team News

Marcos Rojo (cruciate ligament), Paul Pogba (hamstring) and Zlatan Ibrahimovic (knee) are all missing once again for United.

CSKA Moscow Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

1

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Manchester United Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

0.8

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

CSKA Moscow vs Manchester United Sidelined Players

CSKA Moscow
Manchester United
10 Zlatan Ibrahimovic Injured
6 Paul Pogba Injured
27 Marouane Fellaini Injured
5 Marcos Rojo Injured

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Probably Lineup

No. Pos Player M kg
35 GK Igor Akinfeev 185 83
2 LB Mario Fernandes 187 79
5 CD Viktor Vasin 192 78
24 CD Vasili Berezutski 189 87
4 CD Sergei Ignashevich 186 84
42 RB Georgi Shchennikov 180 75
17 CM Aleksandr Golovin 178 70
3 CM Pontus Wernbloom 187 85
10 CM Alan Dzagoev 178 73
11 CF Vitinho 180 72
63 CF Fedor Chalov 180 -
No. Pos Player M kg
1 GK David De Gea 192 76
12 CD Chris Smalling 194 81
2 CD Victor Nilsson Lindeloef 187 80
3 CD Eric Bailly 187 77
17 RM Daley Blind 180 72
21 CM Ander Herrera 182 73
18 LM Ashley Young 175 65
31 CM Nemanja Matic 194 83
9 CF Romelu Lukaku 190 94
22 LF Henrikh Mkhitaryan 177 75
11 RF Anthony Martial 181 76