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

THE FACTS

When does Espanyol vs CSKA Moscow kick off? Thursday 12th December, 2019 – 20:00 (UK)

Where is Espanyol vs CSKA Moscow being played? Campo Nuevo Municipal de Cornella

What TV channel is Espanyol vs CSKA Moscow 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 Espanyol vs CSKA Moscow in the UK? Subscribers can stream the match live on the BT Sport website & app

Where can I get tickets for Espanyol vs CSKA Moscow?

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

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

What was the score in the last meeting between Espanyol & CSKA Moscow? CSKA Moscow 0-2 Espanyol

THE TEAM NEWS

ESPANYOL

Predicted line-up (3-4-2-1): Diego Lopez; Lluis Lopez, Espinosa, Fernando Calero; Corchia, Iturraspe, Pol Lozano, Didac Vila; Granero, Oscar Melendo; Calleri

Unavailable: Naldo (Injured), Vargas (Injured), Ferreyra (Injured), David Lopez (Rested), Javi Lopez (Rested), Marc Roca (Rested), Victor Sanchez (Rested), Wu Lei (Rested), Javi Puado (Rested)

Doubtful:

CSKA MOSCOW

Predicted line-up (3-4-2-1): Akinfeev; Karpov, Diveev, Magnusson; Fernandes, Akhmetov, Bijol, Shchennikov; Sigurdsson, Vlasic; Chalov

Unavailable: Nababkin (Suspended), Efremov (Injured)

Doubtful: Vasin (Injured), Gogoua (Injured)

THE PREDICTION

Espanyol's strong campaign has seen them top Group H and they cannot be caught ahead of these final round robin matches. They host a CSKA Moscow side that have failed to win any of their last seven Europa League matches and that should mean a victory for the Spanish side on home soil.

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