CSK vs SPK : CSKA Moscow are in the fifth spot in the league table, and they have three games out of five played. With them coming off the first loss of the season, the club will be geared up to get one back.
Meanwhile, Spartak Moscow finally showed up and have it was clear that the changes they have made to the squad in the transfer window are going to be positive. The team is still looking to showcase they can qualify for the UEFA Champions League.
CSKA Moscow vs Spartak Moscow Team News:
- Georgy Schennikov and Alan Dzagoev are both out, and their expected return date is still a few months away.
- Striker Fyodor Chalov broke his nose in the last game, but he is still expected to be there in the starting lineup.
- Arnor Sigurdsson had an ankle injury against PFC Sochi and remains a doubt for this game.
- Igor Akinfeev will be the man between the sticks for CSKA Moscow.
- Jordan Larsson and Guus Til are the new summer signings for the side, and they are expected to feature in the starting XI here.
- Only one player will be missing for the club in this fixture, and it will be Ezequiel Ponce who is suspended.
- Andrey Eschenko will also be coming back in the lineup and striker Jordan Larsson will lead the attack with the help of German forward Andre Schurrle.
- Alexandr Maksimenko will be the goalkeeper for Spartak Moscow for this fixture.
CSKA Moscow vs Spartak Moscow Playing 11
Igor Akinfeev (GK), Victor Vasin, Zvonimir Sarlija, Hordur Magnusson, Ivan Oblyakov, Kristijan Bistrovic, IIzat Akhmetov, Nikola Vlasic, Mario Fernandes, Konstantin Kuchaev, Fedor Chalov
Aleksandr Maksimenko (GK), Ayrton Lucas, Georgi Dzhikiya, Samuel Gigot, Andrey Eschenko, Ayaz Guliev, Roman Zobnin, Guus Til, Andre Schurrle, Zelimkhan Bakaev, Jordan Larsson