Two weeks ago, CSKA played With Manchester city in a draw (2: 2) in the home match, saving hope, the output from the toughest group, which also speak German Bayern (Bayern Munich) and the Italian «Roma» (A. S Roma). On Wednesday, Bayern takes Roma, which Bayern defeated guests with a score of seven: 1, and we can assume that the team of Josep Guardiola again wins the Romans, securing first place in the group. So, Manchester city in case of Victory ahead of as Roma, and the army will catch up. However, even this defeat will leave CSKA theoretical chances for the second place — if, of course, doesn’t win in Munich.
CSKA was considered in the group outsider, and the team is predicted that the fight for third place, which will enable to continue the fight in the 1/16 finals of the Europa League. As long as So happens, however, and the enemy army team this tournament can become the next disaster.» Manchester city did not break on the 1/8 finals of the Champions League, where in the past the draw gave the Spanish» Barcelona «(Barcelona). In Khimki Manchester city missed the victory over CSKA, winning with a score of 2: 0, but this failure was not fatal. But such may be the second misfire in confrontation With the army.
Psychological pressure can affect the game Champions of England, which class are significantly superior to the army team. In addition CSKA returned Pontus Wernbloom and Alan Dzagoev, who skipped 3 previous Champions League due to suspension. Recovered from injury Alexei Berezutsky, Vitigno that were included in went to England delegation. The of Zoran Tosic had problems With documents When entering the UK, But in the end, the Serb joined its partners.
last weekend both teams played important matches of the national tournaments. But if CSKA defeated the most important meeting of the Russian Championships» Zenit «with a score of 0: 1 and now from behind the head on 7 points, Manchester city in the English Premier League defeated in Derby Manchester United(Manchester United) — 1: 0. Although the» citizens «are also solid from late leader Chelsea(Chelsea) — six points, taking third place behind even a modest Southampton(Southampton)..
The match Manchester city — CSKA will start at 22: 45 and will be held at the stadium» city of Manchester» chief judge — Thassos Sidiropoulos from Greece.
Wednesday will be held six meetings in the Champions League. In group F play the French Paris Saint-Germain(PSG) and Cypriot APOEL (HAPOEL FC), and Ajax(Ajax, Netherlands) — «Barcelona» (Spain). The victory of the French and Spanish clubs will bring them in 1/8 finals.
in group G will match sporting Clube de Portugal (Sporting Clube de Portugal, Portugal) — Schalke (FC Schalke 04, Germany), Maribor (Maribor, Slovenia) — Chelsea (England), winning early prints Chelsea in the playoffs. Finally, group H encounter «Shakhtar» (Donetsk) — BATE Borisov (Belarus), athletic (Athletic Bilbao, Spain, Bilbao) — Porto (Porto, Portugal), then the output of the group is guaranteed in case of Victory the Portuguese club.
Tuesday private Match of the 4th round in a group With a spent Zenit from St. Petersburg, having lost at home to the German «Bayer» from Leverkusen (Bayer Leverkusen) (1: 2)
- Players Bavaria defeated Manchester city in the Champions League game
- The Zenith came in the 2nd basket when the draw for the group stage of the Champions League
- Decided all participants in the group stage of the Champions League football
- Players Bavaria and the Port has secured a place in the 1/8 finals of the Champions League
- Zenit will hold a meeting With Benfica, Bayer and Monaco in the group stage of the Champions League