FT: CSKA Moscow 1 Manchester City 2
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Last Updated: 23/10/13 at 19:01
FULL TIME. That's it, City win to give them a great chance of progressing out of Group D. Thanks for your views tonight, stay with us for reaction.CSKA feed the ball to Honda who shoots at goal from close range but Hart makes a great save to save his side.Honda takes the free-kick but Nastasic heads away in the box.Honda wins a free-kick near the right byline.Three minutes of added time are announcedNo more chances as City look to see game out.Clichy is on for Aguero as City look to close the game out.City keep possession before Dzeko shoots wide from close range from Navas' cross from the right.Tosic tries a low effort from 25 yards in front of goal but Hart saves.CSKA press and Musa shoots from 15 yards out on the right but it is straight at Hart who saves.Dzeko shoots wide from close range after a knock-down from Toure.Honda takes the free-kick, Toure puts his head in with a high boot and Musa thrashes the loose ball into the net from 20 yards but the ref disallows his strike for the foul.Nasri is on for Silva for City.Zabaleta is booked for a foul on Musa 30 yards out on the left.The sides are canceling each other out in the centre at present.Tosic makes a great run into the City box but Zabaleta tackles and clears.Musa presses down the right and wins a corner on the right. CSKA take but Nastasic clears.Musa wins a free-kick off Zabaleta due to a high boot. Honda takes the free-kick 35 yards out on the left, City partially clear before Tosic shoots at goal 25 yards out in the centre but his low shot is wide.Dzeko is on for Negredo for City.Musa goes to ground in the box as he tussles with Garcia for the ball but the ref gives the free-kick to the ref who books Musa for diving.City come again and Aguero releases Negredo to the left byline and he crosses into the box but Akinfeev easily gathers.Silva takes the corner and wins another. He takes again and CSKA partially clear before Nastasic is given offside in the box.Toure takes the free-kick and Akinfeev has to parry the ball over the bar for a City corner on the left.Silva wins a free-kick 20 yards out to the left of the CSKA box.City feed the ball to Silva in the box but he shoots straight at Akinfeev from the penalty spot.Honda takes the free-kick but Negredo partially clears at the far post. CSKA put the ball back into the box but Hart comes off his line to collect at Negredo's feet.Toure is booked for bringing down Milanov 40 yards out on the left.Honda tries to release Doumbia into the box but Garcia tackles and clears.Negredo tries to release Aguero into the right side of the box but Wernbloom intercepts and clears.Silva takes the free-kick but Ignashevich heads away in the box.City keep good possession before Navas wins a free-kick off Musa 25 yards out to the right of goal.Honda puts the free-kick into the box and Hart takes at the second attempt.Tosic is fouled by Kolarov for a CSKA free-kick 15 yards out to the left of the City box.Kolarov takes the free-kick 20 yards out to the right of goal but it is wide of the near post.Toure is blocked trying to get onto a return ball from Aguero on the edge of the box and Ignashevich is booked.Hart makes a great save to his left after Doumbia heads at goal from six yards from Milanov's cross from the right.Milanov tries to get onto Honda's lob into the box but Hart is quickly off his line to gather.Musa is on for Zuber for CSKA.CSKA press and Doumbia goes to ground as he tries to get around Garcia to the left of the box but the ref waves away penalty appeals.Kolarov crosses from 15 yards on the left and Toure heads at goal from the centre but Akinfeev saves low to his right.Negredo puts the ball in the box from close range from Navas' cross from the right byline but the ref adjudges he has used his hand and dis-allows it and books Negredo. It looks a good goal to me and he is very unlucky.Mike Hampton, Stonehaven says: "City look dangerous going forward but vulnerable at the back without Kompany. More goals in this yet! 5-2 City-come on Blues!" Chris says: "Manchester City's performance has been very impressive so far and they deserve to be winning. However, on the break, CSKA Moscow have been a threat, and I can't see this changing in the 2nd half. So, Man City will need to keep it tight at the back, as I see the Russians grabbing an equaliser if City's back-four keep on making careless errors."City re-start the game.Fancy a bet? Sky Bet now go 12/1 for a CSKA win, 5/1 for the draw and 1/6 for a City victory. You would still say City should win but they look vulnerable on the break and could still concede more. What are your views / predictions for the second period? Send them to email@example.com and I will post up the best when I get back with my tea!HALF TIME. Aguero's brace gives City a 2-1 lead heading into the break. Stay with us for the second period.Silva takes the free-kick and Akinfeev saves well to his right and the ref blows for half time.Silva tries to cross into the box and Wernbloom handles 20 yards out and is rightly booked.Navas wins a corner on the right. Silva puts the ball in but Akinfeev punches away. The ball goes back to Silva who again crosses into the box but Akinfeev gathers.CSKA press but Kolarov tackles Doumbia in the box.GOAL - AGUERO!!!!!! City take the throw in and Silva feeds the ball to Negredo to the right of the box. He crosses into the centre and the unmarked Aguero heads home from eight yards to put his side ahead. It is a brave header as Akinfeev is coming out to meet him with his boot raised and Aguero puts his head in there to score.Navas presses down the right flank and wins a throw in 15 yards out on the right.Honda has a yard of space 20 yards out in the centre and he tries to pass to Doumbia on the left but Zabaleta clears the box.CSKA press but Honda is tackled by Toure on the edge of the box and City clear.The game continues to be scrappy in the middle.Lull - the teams arwe canceling each other out in the centre after the two quick goals.GOAL - AGUERO!!!!! City hit back straight away. Silva crosses from 14 yards on the left. Aguero gets ahead of his marker Ignashevich who falls over, leaving Aguero to slot home unmarked from close range in the centre.GOAL - TOSIC!!! CSKA take the lead via route one. Akinfeev boots a kick upfield, Honda heads on and Tosic runs onto the ball in the box and lobs Hart from 12 yards!!!CSKA take the corner but Zabaleta clears.Zabaleta has to put a cross from the right out for a corner on the left.Kolarov crosses from the left touchline to the unmarked Negredo in the box. He shoots first time from 15 yards out but his low effort is straight at Akinfeev who gathers.Schennikov crosses from the left byline but it goes out for a goal kick.Silva plays a one-two before running into the right side of the box. He goes down under a challenge from Wernbloom but the ref waves play on.CSKA come again and Honda tries an effort from 22 yards out but it hits Garcia and City clear.CSKA win a corner on the left. Honda takes but Toure heads away at the near post before Tosic fouls in the box.Negredo tries an effort from 22 yards in the centre but his shot goes five yards over.City press again and Toure crosses into the box from 25 yards on the right but Aguero heads well over from 12 yards out at the near post.City win another corner on the left. Silva takes into the box and gets the ball back and crosses again into the box but Nababkin clears.CSKA break forward and Doumbia tries to run on goal 30 yards out but Garcia is quickly onto him and tackles and clears.City take the free-kick short and keep good possession before Aguero's flick for Negredo is intercepted and CSKA clear.Zabaleta wins a free-kick near the halfway line on the right.CSKA take the free-kick and Doumbia wins a throw in 30 yards out on the right. They take but Wernbloom's cross is misplaced and Nastasic clears.It's all City but Tosic wins a free-kick off Negredo on the edge of the CSKA box.Kolarov wins a throw in 16 yards out on the left. He takes before crossing into the box but CSKA partially clear before Aguero volley's wide from six yards when unmarked from Zabaleta's cross from the right.CSKA come again and Tosic crosses from the right byline but the ball goes out at Hart's near post for a goal kick.Nababkin crosses from 20 yards on the right and Navas puts the ball out for a throw in 30 yards out on the left. CSKA take but Kolarov clears down field.City take the throw in and Silva wins another in a similar position. They take but Ignashevich clears.City press and first Kolarov and then Fernandinho are tackled and City win a throw in 15 yards out on the left.Navas wins a corner on the right for City. They take it short before Kolarov shoots well wide and high from 35 yards out in the centre.A Berezutski replaces his brother for CSKA in an early change but he doesn't look injured.Zuber tries to get into the left corner to cross but Zabaleta tackles and plays the ball back to Hart to clear.Silva takes the corner and Aguero heads at goal with a header from 12 yards out at the near post. It is going wide and Toure tries to slot his header home at the far post but it goes out for a goal kick.Zuber makes a strong run down the left flank but Garcia tackles midway in his own half and clears, with City winning a corner on the left.Silva tries to get Negredo through but Berezutski clears. CSKA break forward and Hart has to clear from outside his box as Doumbia chases a long ball.CSKA get the game underway.The teams are coming out on the pitch - not long to go now!FIRST VIEW: Chris Green from Huddersfield says: "Coming to Russia can be a difficult assignment for any team, especially for the British sides. However, City have many experienced players who have played in the Champions League several times, and I don't think they'll have any problems here if they start the game with a good tempo. Prediction: CSKA Moscow 1-3 Man City." Cheers Chris, enjoy the game!My view - I think it will be a 1-1 draw tonight and I'm going for Aguero to score first which scorecast pays a handsome 35/1 with Sky Bet! what are your views / predictions? Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org and I will post up the best.Fancy a bet? Sky Bet go 9/2 for a CSKA win, 11/4 for the draw and 4/6 for a City victory. What are your views / predictions for tonight's game? Send them to email@example.com and I will post up the best throughout the night.Teams - City: Hart, Zabaleta, Garcia, Nastasic, Kolarov, Navas, Fernandinho, Toure, Silva, Aguero, Negredo. Subs: Pantilimon, Richards, Lescott, Clichy, Nasri, Dzeko, Jovetic.Teams - CSKA: Akinfeev, Nababkin, Berezutsky, Ignashevich, Schennikov, Wernbloom, Milanov, Tosic, Honda, Zuber, Musa. Subs: Chepchugov, Vasin, Berezutski, Gonzalez, Musa, Rahimic, Vitinho.Team news - Manchester City boss Pellegrini has made three changes for his side's crucial Champions League Group D game against CSKA Moscow in Russia. Full-backs Pablo Zabaleta and Aleksandar Kolarov replace Micah Richards and Gael Clichy while Jesus Navas returns at the expense of Samir Nasri. That means strikers Sergio Aguero and Alvaro Negredo again led the line on an uneven and threadbare pitch at the Arena Khimki described as "unbelievable" by Pellegrini.Welcome to Moscow where Manchester City take on CSKA Moscow. Can Manuel Pellegrini's side pick up three points in Russia, or will the hosts prevail? Send your views / predictions to firstname.lastname@example.org and I will post up the best throughout the evening.