Musa leads CSKA against Wolfsburg
Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa will be in action for Russian Premier League powerhouse PFC CSKA Moscow today, as they face and Bundesliga runners-up VfL Wolfsburg is set to face each other at the Arena Khimki in Khimki, Russia for their second meeting in the 2015-2016 UEFA Champions League group stage.
Wolfsburg defeated CSKA, 1-0, during their first match at the Volkswagen Arena in Lower Saxony, Germany last September 15 as 22-year-old winger Julian Draxler fired the lone goal of the match at the 40th minute to give Dieter Hecking’s men their first win in the round.
But the Wolves are coming off a 0-2 loss in the hands of PSV Eindhoven on November 3rd at the Philips Stadion in Eindhoven to drop to third place in the Group B standings, as per ESPN.
The Peasants Jürgen Locadia and Luuk de Jong scored the goals for the Dutch side at the 55th and 86th minutes.
CSKA also suffered a setback in their last match, a 0-1 nipping by Manchester United at the Old Trafford in Manchester courtesy of a Wayne Rooney goal at the 79th.
It was the Horses’ second loss in four games, which put them at the last place in Group B.
The prediction is a close 1-0 win for CSKA Moscow. Leonid Slutsky’s boys are favored to win this rematch in their home field today as they use the cheers of their hometown crowd to pull one out under the Wolves’ noses.