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Manchester United secure Champions League passage as Bayern down PSG

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Paris (AFP) – Manchester United and Juventus were among the sides to clinch a place in the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday, while Bayern Munich gained a measure of revenge over Paris Saint-Germain.

United, Juventus, Roma and Basel all went through with victories in their final group games, but Atletico Madrid, beaten finalists in 2014 and 2016, were eliminated.

Lukaku, Rashford send Manchester United into last 16

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford scored as Manchester United defeated CSKA Moscow 2-1 on Tuesday to reach the Champions League knockout rounds for the first time since 2013-14.

A contentious goal awarded to Vitinho gave CSKA a shock lead on half-time, but Lukaku and Rashford struck twice in two second-half minutes to send Jose Mourinho’s side into the last 16 as Group A winners.

Lukaku, Rashford send Manchester United into last 16

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford scored as Manchester United defeated CSKA Moscow 2-1 on Tuesday to reach the Champions League knockout rounds for the first time since 2013-14.

A contentious goal awarded to Vitinho gave CSKA a shock lead on half-time, but Lukaku and Rashford struck twice in two second-half minutes to send Jose Mourinho’s side into the last 16 as Group A winners.

Russian Premier League leaders Lokomotiv Moscow look to extend lead

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Moscow (AFP) – Russian Premier League leaders Lokomotiv Moscow host struggling Rubin Kazan on Saturday, hoping to extend their six-point advantage at the top of the table.

All eyes in Moscow will be on Friday’s World Cup draw, but three of the capital’s clubs are still in the Russian title race.

To Russia with love for Manchester United’s Mkhitaryan

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Moscow (AFP) – Trips to Russia have traditionally been seen as complicated assignments for English clubs, but Henrikh Mkhitaryan will have little trouble acclimatising when Manchester United visit CSKA Moscow this week.

The speedy attacking midfielder was born in Yerevan in January 1989 when the Armenian capital was still part of the Soviet Union.

Russian coach names home-based Confederations Cup squad

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Moscow (AFP) – Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov on Wednesday named an entirely home-based 23-man squad for the Confederations Cup, which the country will host from June 17.

Cherchesov chose five players from newly-crowned champions Spartak Moscow, although full back Roman Zobnin is not amongst them as he is sidelined with a knee injury sustained in Monday’s 3-0 friendly win over Hungary.

Russian coach names home-based Confederations Cup squad

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Moscow (AFP) – Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov on Wednesday named an entirely home-based 23-man squad for the Confederations Cup, which the country will host from June 17.

Cherchesov chose five players from newly-crowned champions Spartak Moscow, although full back Roman Zobnin is not amongst them as he is sidelined with a knee injury sustained in Monday’s 3-0 friendly win over Hungary.

Zenit win to boost Champions League hopes

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Moscow (AFP) – Zenit St Petersburg gave their hopes of reaching next season’s Champions League a major boost with a 2-0 win at bottom club Tomsk on Monday.

Midfielder Oleg Shatov and skipper Danny both scored to give Zenit a well-deserved win which lifted them into second, eight points behind the league leaders Spartak Moscow with four games left.

Zenit win to boost Champions League hopes

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Moscow (AFP) – Zenit St Petersburg gave their hopes of reaching next season’s Champions League a major boost with a 2-0 win at bottom club Tomsk on Monday.

Midfielder Oleg Shatov and skipper Danny both scored to give Zenit a well-deserved win which lifted them into second, eight points behind the league leaders Spartak Moscow with four games left.

Slutsky quits as CSKA Moscow coach

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Moscow (AFP) Leonid Slutsky has resigned as coach of CSKA Moscow after seven hugely successful years and will leave after Wednesday's Champions League match with Tottenham Hotspur, the Russian champions said.

CSKA play the Premier League side at Wembley with both clubs already out of the Champions League but with a Europa League spot up for grabs, while CSKA are third in the Russian Premier League.

Slutsky quits as CSKA Moscow coach

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Moscow (AFP) Leonid Slutsky has resigned as coach of CSKA Moscow after seven hugely successful years and will leave after Wednesday's Champions League match with Tottenham Hotspur, the Russian champions said.

CSKA play the Premier League side at Wembley with both clubs already out of the Champions League but with a Europa League spot up for grabs, while CSKA are third in the Russian Premier League.

CSKA Moscow and Traore send Tottenham warning

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Moscow (AFP) Reigning champions CSKA Moscow thrashed Ural Yekaterinburg 4-0 on Saturday to secure third spot in Russia ahead of their trip to Wembley to play Tottenham in midweek.

Zenit St Petersburg's hopes of winning their fifth Russian Premier League title suffered a slight setback though as they were held to a goalless draw at Rostov.

Zenit beat Ufa to keep tabs on leaders Spartak

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Moscow (AFP) Zenit St Petersburgbounced back from a disappointing defeat in their previous Premier League match at Krasnodar beating Ufa 2-0 on Wednesday to narrow the gap on leaders Spartak Moscow.

The late goals by Brazilian Giuliano and Russian international forward Alexander Kokorin set Saint Petersburg side on their way to a hard-fought win to stay in second, three points adrift of Spartak.

Leverkusen’s last 16 joy at Spurs’ expense

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Berlin (AFP) Bayer Leverkusen boss Rudi Voeller admits their qualification for the last 16 of the Champions League, at the expense of Tottenham Hotspur, was a welcome tonic before facing Bayern Munich.

Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern, who are no longer top in Germany, are next up at the Allianz Arena on Saturday and Leverkusen will travel to Munich in buoyed spirits.

Leverkusen’s last 16 joy at Spurs’ expense

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Berlin (AFP) Bayer Leverkusen boss Rudi Voeller admits their qualification for the last 16 of the Champions League, at the expense of Tottenham Hotspur, was a welcome tonic before facing Bayern Munich.

Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern, who are no longer top in Germany, are next up at the Allianz Arena on Saturday and Leverkusen will travel to Munich in buoyed spirits.

Champions League

Champions League: Man Utd Book Place In Last 16 After Record-Equaling 40th Consecutive Game Unbeaten At Home (Video)

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Manchester United booked their place in last last 16 of the Champions League after coming from behind to beat CSKA Moscow 2-1 at Old Trafford.

That win extended the Red Devils' unbeaten run at home to 40 games, equaling their best-ever run without losing on home soil from 1965.

Video: Man Utd training ahead of CSKA Moscow game

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Man Utd vs CSKA Moscow team news

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Huzzah: CSKA Moscow Goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev Keeps First Champions League Clean Sheet In 11 Years

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Last night, something utterly remarkable happened in the Champions League.

No, we're not talking about Celtic managing to restrict PSG to a mere seven goals, but the banishment of a dreadful record that had extended to over a decade.

In successfully keeping Benfica at bay to help ensure a 2-0 win for CSKA Moscow, erstwhile goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev managed to register his first Champions League clean sheet in 11 years.

Man United Stunned In Basel

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A surprised Jose Mourinho was left counting the cost of a first Champions League defeat of the season after Manchester United lost to a late goal in Basle on Wednesday night.

After four wins from their opening four group games, United travelled to Switzerland needing just a point to qualify for the knockout phase.

Champions League: Young Boys Defender Kasim Nuhu Scores Utterly Delightful 91st-Minute Own-Goal To Hand CSKA Victory (Video)

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With the scoreline goalless and the 91st minute steadily wicking away, it looked for all the world like the first leg of Young Boys' Champions League play-off against CSKA Moscow was dead set to finish 0-0.

Unfortunately for the Swiss side, defender Kasim Adams Nuhu chose that exact moment to unleash hell (under minimal pressure) on the edge of his own 18-yard box.

Catching Up

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Its been quite a while since my last post and quite a bit has happened since then so I'll go through a recap of the major stories below.

CSKA Eliminate AEK from Champions League

So our much anticipated return to the Champions League, albeit in the qualifying rounds, was a disappointment. Everyone expected CSKA to be a tough team to come up against and truth be told they were the stronger team.

AEK Set To Face CSKA

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The day many of us have been awaiting patiently (more likely rather impatiently) has finally arrived. In less than 24 hours from the publishing of this post, AEK will have finally played a Champions League game, the first in essentially a decade.

Our opponent for this 3rd qualifying round match is the Moscow based club CSKA.

Leicester among sides with Champions League last 16 in sight

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Paris (AFP) AFP Sports looks ahead to Wednesday's Champions League action with reigning champions Real Madrid, Juventus, Borussia Dortmund and debutants Leicester City all looking to clinch places in the last 16 with two games to spare (kick-offs 1945 GMT):

Group E

At Monaco

Monaco (FRA) v CSKA Moscow (RUS)

Monaco top the group and remain unbeaten, so a win at home to the Russian champions will all but secure their place in the last 16.

Leicester among sides with Champions League last 16 in sight

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Paris (AFP) AFP Sports looks ahead to Wednesday's Champions League action with reigning champions Real Madrid, Juventus, Borussia Dortmund and debutants Leicester City all looking to clinch places in the last 16 with two games to spare (kick-offs 1945 GMT):

Group E

At Monaco

Monaco (FRA) v CSKA Moscow (RUS)

Monaco top the group and remain unbeaten, so a win at home to the Russian champions will all but secure their place in the last 16.

CSKA Moscow ‘Keeper Igor Akinfeev Becomes Owner Of Astounding (And Completely Unwanted) Champions League Clean Sheet Record

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Last night, CSKA Moscow goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev became the proud custodian of a truly astounding Champions League record.

With CSKA leading Monaco by a goal to nil, it looked as though Akinfeev was about to keep aclean sheet in the competition for the first time in almost a decade.

Ladies and gents: CSKA Moscow's Igor Akinfeev closing in on his first Champions League clean sheet in nearly 10 years.

Manchester United

Where to find Man United vs. CSKA Moscow Champions League on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Manchester United vs. CSKA Moscow in the UEFA Champions League, you’ve come to the right place.

Manchester United would qualify in first place with a point (and can afford to lose by six goals and still go through). If they lose to CSKA and Basel do not win, United and CSKA will go through with first place determined by head-to-head results between the two.

Where to find Man United vs. CSKA Moscow Champions League on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Manchester United vs. CSKA Moscow in the UEFA Champions League, you’ve come to the right place.

Manchester United would qualify in first place with a point (and can afford to lose by six goals and still go through). If they lose to CSKA and Basel do not win, United and CSKA will go through with first place determined by head-to-head results between the two.

Russian Premier League

Charlie Nicholas makes bizarre prediction for Man Utd-CSKA Moscow game

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Manchester United are in Russia this evening to take on last season's Russian Premier League runners-up CSKA Moscow in our second group stage game of this season's Champions League. The teams have already been announced and Jose Mourinho is starting... Continue Reading →

Confirmed: 6 absentees for Man Utd against CSKA Moscow

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Manchester United are in Russia to face CSKA Moscow in our second game of this season's Champions League group stage. We were comfortable 3-0 winners over FC Basel in our opening game a fortnight ago whilst the Russian Premier League... Continue Reading →

Confirmed: Man Utd squad to face CSKA Moscow

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Manchester United travel to CSKA Moscow to face the Russian Premier League side in the Champions League on Wednesday night. Both teams have three points from their opening matches and could take a huge step towards the knockout stage with... Continue Reading →

Generation Next: 8 exciting young talents to watch in the Russian Premier League in 2017/18

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CSKA Moscow 2017/18 adidas Home Kit

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Perennial Russian Premier League title contenders PFC CSKA Moscow wore their 2017/18 adidas home kit for the first time during Sunday's 4-0 home win overFC Anzhi Makhachkala. The win saw the thirteen-time Russian champions earn at spot in the Third Qualifying Round of the UEFA Champions League as they secured a second place league finish.

Zenit St Petersburg face stern test of unbeaten start

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Moscow (AFP) Russian Premier League joint leaders Zenit St Petersburg face a tough game at Terek Grozny on Sunday as they look to maintain their unbeaten run after making progress in the Europa League.

Zenit, the Premier League's only unbeaten side, sit second, level on points with Spartak Moscow, who top the table having won more matches this term.

3 To See: Chelsea v Manchester United team news, Moscow madness, Genoa derby

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CSKA Moscow 2016/17 adidas Home and Away Kits

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Defending Russian Premier League champions PFC CSKA Moscow debuted their 2016/17 adidas home kit during [...]

Arsenal

Could Aleksandr Golovin be Arsenal’s third signing?

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The CSKA Moscow midfielder Aleksandr Golovin has been linked with a move to Arsenal all summer and it was rumoured that the Gunners were in negotiations for the young Russian international since the New Year. Now the player himself has admitted that he is happy that he wanted by the Gunners. Golovin said: "Of course, [.

Confirmed: Arsenal boss firms up interest in Cazorla replacement

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is upping his interest in midfielder Aleksandr Golovin, who currently plies his trade in Russia with CSKA Moscow. The 21 year-old has been on the French manager's radar for some time now, having made his international debut back in 2015, and now looks like he will be the subject of an [.

The Rest

Official: Hull City Appoint Leonid Slutsky As Head Coach On Two-Year Deal

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As was foretold in the prophecy, Hull City have entrustedLeonid Slutsky with the job of getting them promoted back up into the Premier League at the first attempt.

The former CSKA Moscow and Russia coach has been officially sworn in at the KCOM Stadium today on a three-year contract, thus becoming the very first Russian coach to take charge of an English club.

Young, gifted and Swedish: Five of the best young talents to watch in the 2016 Allsvenskan

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There's a new season underway in Sweden, and as the home of the reigning Under-21 European Champions, Zlatan Ibrahimovic Country is home to quite a few upcoming talents. In our latest...

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