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Key Events

90'
A. Golovin
Assist
90'
K. Kuchaev
Goal
84'
K. Kuchaev
Vitinho
72'
G. Milanov
A. Dzagoev
72'
M. Rashford
A. Martial
67'
M. Darmian
A. Young
67'
T. Zhamaletdinov
F. Chalov
60'
J. Lingard
H. Mkhitaryan
59'
Vitinho
Yellow Card
57'
H. Mkhitaryan
Goal
54'
P. Wernbloom
Yellow Card
42'
A. Golovin
Yellow Card
26'
A. Martial
Assist
26'
R. Lukaku
Goal
18'
A. Martial
Penalty Goal
4'
A. Martial
Assist
4'
R. Lukaku
Goal
3
3
3
0

Stats

Possession
% %
5
3
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 7 10
Total Passes 461 733

Commentary

That's all for tonight folks, thanks for joining us. Goodbye!
Both teams will now return to their domestic competitions now but United remain unbeaten so far this season. What a start for the Red Devils under Mourinho.
Despite conceding a late goal, United were in total control tonight in Russia and deservedly lead Group A by three points. Martial and Lukaku were outstanding from the first whistle and De Gea helped them out when needed. CSKA were very poor on their home soil and some simple mistakes should have seen them punished even further.
FULL-Time CSKA 1-4 Manchester United.
A. Golovin
Assist
CSKA Moskva
90' Golovin, who has been CKSA's best player, gets the assist.
K. Kuchaev
Goal
CSKA Moskva
90' GOAL CSKA - United now lead 4-1 thanks to Konstantin Kuchaev's tidy finish from inside the area. The substitute is played in and he somehow manages to slot home at the near post, De Gea will be kicking himself for letting that past him.
85' United win a free-kick and Marcus Rashford decided to try and make a name for himself but he blasts the ball into the stands. The less said about that the better.
K. Kuchaev
Vitinho
CSKA Moskva
84' That's Vitinho last impact in this game and Konstantin Kuchaev is introduced with six minutes remaining.
83' For the third time tonight, Vitinho tries to beat De Gea from outside the box but the Spaniard is determined to keep his clean sheet and dives on the ball.
81' Akinfeev once again comes to the rescue to deny substitute Matteo Darmian from close range. It could easily be seven or eight nil without the big man at the back for CSKA.
79' United's midfield is now just toying with the CSKA team as they ping the ball about and continue to enjoy their night. 
77' FC Basel are now 5-0 up now so this group just got a little more interesting.
73' The constant subs have now zapped the energy out of this game, but United will not care one bit!
G. Milanov
A. Dzagoev
CSKA Moskva
72' Dzagoev has tried his best to stop United and he is now brought off for Georgi Milanov.
M. Rashford
A. Martial
Manchester United
72' Martial makes his way off the field and Marcus Rashford enters the field of play.
M. Darmian
A. Young
Manchester United
67' Winger Ashley Young hands over the captain's armband to Chris Smalling and he makes way for Matteo Darmian.
T. Zhamaletdinov
F. Chalov
CSKA Moskva
67' Fedor Chalov has had a quiet evening and he is now brought off for Timur Zhamaletdinov.
65' FC Basel now 4-0 up against Benfica!
J. Lingard
H. Mkhitaryan
Manchester United
60' Mkhitaryan is brought off after scoring and he is now replaced by Jesse Lingard.
60' Martial is once again denied by Akinfeev from close range. Scary to think how bad this scoreline could be without the Russia international.
Vitinho
Yellow Card
CSKA Moskva
59' Vitinho goes into the book after catching Eric Bailly in midair.
H. Mkhitaryan
Goal
Manchester United
57' GOAALLLL United 4-0 up now! Martial is played in one-on-one with Akinfeev and the goalkeeper comes out on top but he palms the ball to the edge of the six-yard box and Mkhitaryan is there to slot home. 
56' FC Basel now 3-0 up in the other game in this group.
P. Wernbloom
Yellow Card
CSKA Moskva
54' Pontus Wernbloom can consider himself a lucky boy. He is shown a yellow card after Mkhitaryan runs past him and he lifts the elbow into the midfielder's face.
51' Full-back Daley Blind nearly adds a fourth for United as he breaks into the box at the far post but he heads Ashley Young's cross over the bar.
49' CHANCE UNITED - Lukaku is once again able to latch onto a through ball and he has the goal at his mercy but Akinfeev keeps himself big to deny the powerful frontman.
47' CSKA have made a bright start to the second-half and Golovin tries his luck with a left-footed curling effort but he puts too much power on the shot and a goal kick is given.
46' The match is back underway as CSKA kick the game off once again.
With another Premier League fixture on the horizon this weekend, Mourinho may rest a number of his first-team stars as the game ticks on but they are in total control unless CSKA can dig deep here. Second-half coverage coming up shortly!
A superb first-half display from United sees them move three-nil up away in Russia. Lukaku has been superb in front of goal and Martial's vision and confidence has seen him pick up two assists and a goal. CSKA have not been at the races and they could well concede more goals tonight.
HALF-TIME - CSKA Moscow 0-3 Manchester United.
45' Another tame effort from Dzagoev forces De Gea to make a save but the former Atletico Madrid man just flops on the ball to waste time.
44' Herrera nearly gets on the scoresheet himself as Lukaku lays the ball off but the Spaniard sees his shot blocked on the edge of the area.
A. Golovin
Yellow Card
CSKA Moskva
42' Golovin is shown the first yellow card of the game as he brings down Ander Herrera.
38' Once again Vitinho peels away from the United defence but his powerful strike is straight down the throat of De Gea.
37' WHAT A SAVE De Gea! Fedor Chalov dribbles his way into the box and smashes the ball towards the top corner but De Gea somehow gets a hand to it and pushes it over the bar. CSKA can do nothing with the corner and the scoreline remains at 0-3.
34' Former Everton man Lukaku tries his luck with a speculative effort from 20 yards out and Akinfeev takes no changes as he palms it behind for a corner. CSKA clear the danger and now push the Red Devils back to the halfway line.
34' The pace of the game is suiting United as they continue to come forward on the counter. CSKA are the team that need to kick on but they've failed to deliver so far.
29' Over an hour to go in this one and United are in total control. What a start to their Champions League campaign so far!
A. Martial
Assist
Manchester United
26' Martial grabs the assist once again after another superb cross from the left wing.
R. Lukaku
Goal
Manchester United
26' GOAL UNITED - CSKA Moscow 0-3 United - All too easy for Lukaku as he beats the offside trap to put his team three goals in front. The cross from the left is superb and Lukaku pounces to volley the ball past Akinfeev who had no chance.
22' CSKA nearly grab a goal back as Aleksandar Golovin tries to find the bottom corner but his effort just misses the far post. 
21' FC Basel have now doubled their advantage, they now lead 2-0 against Benfica in the other game in this group.
A. Martial
Penalty Goal
Manchester United
18' GOAAAALLLL United now lead 2-0 - Mkhitaryan was brought down in the box by CSKA's Georgi Schennikov and Anthony Martial steps up and he calmly places the ball into the bottom corner.
18' PENALTY UNITED
17' Vitinho finally finds a pocket of space in the area and he fires the ball towards goal but his effort is blocked and the ball cannons off him for a goal-kick.
13' Mkhitaryan goes close once again as he latches onto a cross from Daley Blind but his point-blank effort is saved by Igor Akinfeev.
11' United nearly double their advantage as Henrikh Mkhitaryan is able to find space on the edge of the box but his shot is blocked for a corner. However, the Red Devils are unable to make anything of the resulting set-piece.
8' Mourinho will be delighted with the start his team have made and they can now sit back and defend their lead. There's every chance they will score more but CSKA have it all to do now.
5' Immediate response from CSKA as they work the ball forward and midfielder Alan Dzagoev lets fly from outside the box but goalkeeper David de Gea palms it clear.
A. Martial
Assist
Manchester United
4' Anthony Martial claims the assist thanks to his perfectly weighted cross.
R. Lukaku
Goal
Manchester United
4' GOAAALLL What a start for United - CSKA Moscow 0-1 Manchester United. Striker Romelu Lukaku is too strong for his markers in the box and he heads home from close range. 
3' Lively start in the other game in Group A as FC Basel have taken the lead against Benfica.
2' As expected the crowd are up for this one and the chants have already started. Last season United may have settled for a draw but their current form suggests they will be going all out for three points.
1' We are underway here as Manchester United kick the game off.
Not long to go until kick-off as the two teams enter the field of play at the VEB Arena.
Mourinho has made five changes from the team that beat Southampton as Smalling, Lindelof, Herrera, Blind and Martial all come into the starting XI. They replace Valencia, Jones, Fellaini, Mata and Rashford.
CSKA boss Goncharenko makes three changes from the team that drew with Dinamo Moscow, with Vasin, Golovin and Chalov replacing Aleksi Berezutski, Natcho, Zhamaletdinov.
Manchester United SUBS: Romero, Mata, Lingard, Rashford, Darmian, Tuanzebe, McTominay.
Manchester United Starting XI (3-4-3): De Gea, Smalling, Bailly, Lindelof, Young, Herrera, Matic, Blind, Mkhitaryan, Lukaku, Martial.
CSKA SUBS: Pomazun, Berezutski, Milanov, Nababkin, Natcho, Zhamaletdinov, Kuchaev.
CSKA Starting XI (3-5-2): Akinfeev, Vasin, Berezutski, Ignashevich, Fernandes, Dzagoev, Wernbloom, Golovin, Schennikov, Chalov, Vitinho.
Tonight's team news coming up...
United were too strong for Southampton at the weekend but changes have been made as Mourinho looks to keep his squad fresh.
Jose Mourinho's men come into this game in fine form, with an unbeaten record so far this season. They have won four of their last five matches and were 3-0 winners over FC Basel in their first Group A match.
Viktor Goncharenko's men beat Benfica 2-1 in their first contest and they have won three of their last five matches in all competitions. Last weekend they were held to a 0-0 draw by Dinamo Moscow and the Russian giants will be determined to put on a better display this evening.
Both teams won their first group matches earlier this month and tonight's game promises to be an interesting one as the Red Devils try to win away in Russia.
Good evening and welcome along to tonight's text commentary as CSKA Moscow host Manchester United in this Champions League match from Group A.
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