Tonight, starting at 21:45 Etihad Stadium in Manchester will host the meeting between team coached by Manuel Pellegrini and CSKA Moscow, a match with huge stakes for both teams, namely a place in “spring UCL”. Manchester City has been eliminated 2 times in previous campaigns the group stage, but now things are a little different to the English band, fans hoping to succeed where Manuel Pellegrini Roberto Mancini has failed miserably. Thus, the paper calculations show that if City will win tonight, and Bayern, the German soccer machine will do the job in a dispute with Plzen City is qualified in UCL knockout.
The list of players unavailable for tonight’s game is the following:
Man City: Vincent Kompany, Stevan Jovetic
CSKA Moscow: Mario Fernandes, Aleksandrs Cauna, Alan Dzagoev, Rasmus Elm.
Probable Starting XI:
Man City: Costel Pantilimon; Aleksandar Kolarov, Martín Demichelis, Matija Nastasi, Pablo Zabaleta; David Silva, Fernandinho, Yaya Touré, Jesús Navas; Edin Džeko, Sergio Agüero.
CSKA Moscow: Igor Akinfeev; Georgi Schennikov, Sergei Ignashevich, Aleksei Berezutski, Kirill Nababkin; Georgi Milanov, Pontus Wernbloom; Ahmed Musa, Keisuke Honda, Zoran Tošić; Seydou Doumbia
Manchester City coming off a victory at the score recorded last game in the championship, which will be a major morale is an important and sometimes decisive in football. Furthermore, the novel Costel Pantilimon is Pellegrini’s choice for citizens gate, after a performance that was very good in recent matches after a series of errors of law committed by the former holder of the post, Hart.
CSKA comes into this match without too many chances, the Russians have never managed a victory on the ground in British history, their best result being a draw with the other team city, United, 3-3, in the 2009 campaign.