UEFA Champions League 2017/18 - CSKA Moscow vs Manchester United Preview

When? Wednesday 27th September, 19:45 (UK)

Where? VEB Arena

What channel is it on? BT Sport 3

Are tickets still available? Sold out

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CSKA Moscow and Manchester United have met on four separate occasions in the Champions League – the Red Devils have won two of those meetings, whilst the other two matches were drawn.

Romelu Lukaku has scored eight goals in eight matches for Manchester United across all competitions. Had he not missed a penalty against Leicester City he would have had a streak of scoring in every game he has played in this season.

Manchester United have scored an average of 2.83 goals per game in the Premier League while conceding an average of 0.33 per game at the other end.

CSKA Moscow currently find themselves fourth in the Russian Premier League, seven points behind current league leaders Zenit.

Vitinho is CSKA’S top scorer in the league this season with three goals to his name.

Manchester United have scored in every fixture they have played in this season and have conceded just five goals in all competitions, while keeping six clean sheets from a possible nine.

Their EFL Cup win over Burton Albion last week was the first time this season that have won a game and not kept a clean sheet at the other end.

Two thirds of the passes that Manchester United completed in their win over FC Basel in the opening matchday were of medium distance.

Manchester United have a win percentage of 77.7% this season in all competitions this season with seven wins from their opening nine matches.

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