2019-20 UEFA Europa League – CSKA Moscow vs Espanyol Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does CSKA Moscow vs Espanyol kick off? Thursday 3rd October, 2019 – 17:55 (UK)

Where is CSKA Moscow vs Espanyol being played? VEB Arena

What are the expected weather conditions for CSKA Moscow vs Espanyol? Cloud, 11c

What TV channel is CSKA Moscow vs Espanyol on in the UK? BT Sport have the rights to UEFA Europa League matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedule

Where can I stream CSKA Moscow vs Espanyol in the UK? Subscribers can stream the match live on the BT Sport website & app

Where can I get tickets for CSKA Moscow vs Espanyol?

CSKA Moscow – https://www.viagogo.com/Sports-Tickets/International-Soccer/More-Soccer/Russian-Premier-League/CSKA-Moscow-Tickets

Espanyol – https://proticketing.com/rcdespanyol/en_US/entradas/evento/12722

What was the score in the last meeting between CSKA Moscow & Espanyol? N/A

THE TEAM NEWS

CSKA MOSCOW

Predicted line-up (3-4-2-1): Akinfeev; Sarlija, Diveev, Magnusson; Fernandes, Akhmetov, Oblyakov, Kuchaev; Vlasic, Sigurdsson; Chalov

Unavailable: Shchennikov (Injured), Nababkin (Injured), Efremov (Injured), Dzagoev (Injured)

Doubtful: Gogoua (Injured), Vasin (Injured)

ESPANYOL

Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Diego Lopez; Javi Lopez, Fernando Calero, Lluis Lopez, Didac Vila; Oscar Melendo, Marc Roca, Pol Lozano, Granero; Wu Lei, Piatti

Unavailable: Espinosa (Injured), Naldo (Injured), Iturraspe (Injured), Ferreyra (Injured)

Doubtful: Corchia (Injured)

THE PREDICTION

CSKA Moscow crashed 5-1 at Ludogorets in their Europa League opener, but the Russian Premier League leaders should bounce back at home to Espanyol, who are in the La Liga relegation zone having won just once this season. However, they did impress in the qualification stage with 18 goals.

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