Manchester United vs CSKA Moscow – 101 Great Goals prediction: Man United 2-0 CSKA Moscow
Jose Mourinho is likely to have one eye on next weekend’s Manchester derby when selecting his side.
United’s strength in depth should be enough to see them over the line comfortably, however.
Manchester United vs CSKA Moscow: Who will win?
Manchester United are heavy favourites, at 4/9 for the win.
CSKA Moscow to pull off victory at Old Trafford is 7/1.
Anthony Martial looks good value to score the first goal, at 4/1.
Man United vs CSKA Moscow: Champions League preview
Manchester United host CSKA Moscow at Old Trafford on Tuesday night.
Despite leading Group A on 12 points, United have not yet mathematically qualified for the round of 16. A draw would be enough for the Red Devils to top the group.
If Basel fail to beat Benfica in the group’s other match, United would qualify regardless of their own result.
CSKA Moscow in good form
Moscow come into this one in good form, having won five and drawn one of their last six matches in all competitions.
Viktor Goncharenko’s side recorded their biggest victory since April 2016 on Friday night, beating FC Tosno 6-0 at home.
Manchester United were devastating in front of goal on Saturday, beating Arsenal 3-1 at the Emirates.
De Gea v Akinfeev
The Red Devils road their luck a little, and required the heroics of David De Gea to see out the victory.
The Manchester United goalkeeper made a Premier League record-equalling 14 saves against the Gunners.
Once a Manchester United transfer target, Igor Akinfeev kept a clean sheet for the first time in 44 Champions League matches on matchday five.
Jose Mourinho’s side were 4-1 winners in September’s reverse fixture. Romelu Lukaku (2), Anthony Martial and Henrikh Mkhitaryan all scored before Konstantin Kuchayev netted a late consolation goal.
Man United team news vs CSKA Moscow
Paul Pogba is likely to feature, given that he’ll be unavailable for the next three domestic matches after being sent off at Arsenal.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic could return to the matchday squad after being rested on Saturday.
Phil Jones remains out, while Eric Bailly is a doubt.
In midfield, United will be without Michael Carrick and Marouane Fellaini.
Mourinho may rotate his side a little with the crucial Manchester derby on the horizon.
CSKA Moscow team news vs Man United
Alexei Berezutski and Georgi Milanov are both ruled out after breaking their legs last month.
Georgi Schennikov broke his ankle last month too and is also out.
Pontus Wernbloom is one of two players suspended for the Russian side. Wernbloom will be a big miss, having scored five goals in his last six.
Bibras Natcho is also suspended while Aleksandr Golovin is a booking away from a one-match ban.
Man United predicted line-up vs CSKA Moscow
CSKA Moscow predicted line-up vs Man United
All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing (Monday December 4, 2017, 09.00am UK) and are subject to change.