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September 27, 2011 12:00 PM EDT
Olimpiyskiy stadion Luzhniki — Moskva
Referee:‬ C. Thomson‎
Attendance:‬ 35000‎
45+2′ Alan Dzagoev
Lúcio 6′
77′ Vagner Love

Champions League Preview: CSKA Moscow v Inter

Claudio Ranieri's men will look to get off the mark in the group stage with an away win over the Russians on Tuesday

Inter (4-4-2): Julio Cesar; Nagatomo, Lucio, Samuel, Chivu; Coutinho, Zanetti, Cambiasso, Obi; Pazzini, Milito

Wesley Sneijder has been ruled out of the upcoming clash with a muscle problem. Maicon, Thiago Motta and Dejan Stankovic will also miss the encounter in Russia due to an assortment of injuries, while Diego Forlan is cup-tied.

CSKA Moscow (4-3-1-2): Gabulov; V. Berezutski, Ignashevich, Nababkin, A.Berezutski; Aldonin, Cauna, Tosic; Dzagoev; Love, Doumbia

Vagner Love is reportedly being tracked by Serie A club Roma after CSKA president Yevgeny Giner admitted that the Brazilian will likely be sold in January. Igor Akinfeev is out with a long-term knee injury and will miss the match.

  • CSKA Moscow has lost three out of its last six home games against Italian opposition (W2 D1 L3).
  • The Russians were knocked out of the competition by Inter in the quarter-finals in 2009-10.
  • The capital city outfit came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw against Lille on the first matchday.
  • Seydou Doumbia is the tournament's top scorer with two goals so far.
  • Inter is set to play its third straight game away from home in all competitions.
  • New coach Claudio Ranieri picked up a win in his debut for the club against Bologna on Saturday.
  • The San Siro giants has suffered only one defeat in its last seven matches in Russia.
  • The Nerazzurri have advanced to the knockout stages eight times in the last nine years.

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