CSKA Moscow will host in Rome the 1st Match of the group round of the Champions League against local club Roma. Roman and the Moscow team will try to compete with the favorites group E — German «Bavaria» and the English «Manchester city», which on Wednesday will play together in Munich.
CSKA Moscow for the second time in a row hit the «group of death» with Bayern and Manchester city. Last season the team could not take even third place, which Together with the start in the 1/16 finals of the Europa League went to Victoria. At this time, most likely, the trust Leonid Slutsky will also need to compete for only a consolation award is a continuation of performance in the 2nd in importance Euro Cup tournament. Truly, only the winner of the tournament in Rome at the further successful game can compete with the favorites.
Leonid Slutsky believes that currently His team is ready to start in the Champions League is better than the previous year.» we have the structure stronger and better prepared than in the past, there is no such injuries, and added a good beginners as Roman Eremenko. I’m sure that after tomorrow’s game lot clearer in terms of the result,» said Slutsky.
If CSKA last season won the championship of the Russian Federation, «Roma «was ranked second, returning to the group stage of the Champions League, where she made a few years ago under the guidance of Luciano Spalletti. Current Roma trains 50-year-old French specialist Rudi Garcia, who is one year returned Romans still known, after a four year break, taking second place in the championship. Over the past 10 years, six times» Roma «was in the Italian championship for the second and last title of the three dated 2001, It was extracted Fabio Capello.
in the» Roma «a lot of veterans in the ranks two world Champions — 37-year-old Francesco Totti and 31-year-old Daniele De Rossi, the second season is on the team of experienced Brazilian defensive Player Maicon and newcomers Romans were winning the Champions League Englishman Ashley Cole (Chelsea) and Seydou Keita (Barcelona). However, there are Garcia and young leaders — the most important thing is the Argentine striker Juan Iturbe and Bosnian Miralem pjaniД‡. Stands out from the Roma and Greek players — Jose Holebas, Vasilis Torosidis and Kostas Manolas. Liberos Torosidis and Holebas played against the national team of Russia at the European championship in 2012 and did not let the team dick Advocaat in the quarterfinals (1: 0). Opposed then to the Greeks CSKA Sergey Ignashevich and Alexei Berezutsky and Alan Dzagoev.
However, CSKA Alexei Berezutsky is spare and in Rome probably will not play, while Alan Dzagoev disqualified as Pontus Wernbloom. In the lack of them are indispensable in the center of the field Bebras Natcho, Georgi Milanov and Roman Eremenko, obliged to return to the main part and recovered from his injury Seydou Doumbia, who has already played in the last match of CSKA with the Tula Arsenal. His army team won with the score 2: 1 and after seven rounds take third place, six points behind leaders Zenit.
besides Wernbloom and Dzagoev’s strikes will not play in Rome injured, Vitino and Georgy Schennikov, as well as continuing treatment Rasmus elm. Roma have a loss, too, there is disqualified De Rossi, has long been injured midfielder Netherlands Kevin Strootman will not play well as a Brazilian defensive Player Leandro Castang.
The match between Roma and CSKA will be held in Rome at the Stadio Olimpico and will start at 22: 45 GMT. Will be served by a meeting of the team of judges from Spain led by David Fernandez-Borbalan.
22: 45 GMT in Munich in the framework of group E will also play local» Bavaria «and the English» Manchester city».
on Wednesday there will be another six matches of the 1st round of the group round of the Champions League. Meet the Spanish «Barcelona «and Cypriot APOEL, Ajax(Netherlands) and the French Paris Saint-Germain FC(group F), English Chelsea and German Schalke, Slovenian «Maribor «and Portuguese» sporting «(group G), Porto and BATE, Spanish athletic and Ukrainian Shakhtar(group H)
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