Rus News Journal

CSKA will play W London " Chelsea " in League of champions

the Moscow CSKA on Wednesday will lead the third match in group tournament of football League of champions. The rival of soldiers will be London " Chelsea " the MTG beginning at stadium " Stemford the Bridge " in 22. 45 Moscow time.

It will be the most serious test 4 champions of Russia, as one of the strongest clubs of group will confront with them if to judge on structure. Besides, Londoners within the limits of Euro cups on the home field conceded in 47 matches only twice.

After two tours " Chelsea " is in head of standings of group " H " W 6 points from 6 possible. CSKA takes the second place W 4 points. If Englishmen win victory over soldiers, the destiny of the first place will be almost solved. Besides, at Portuguese " to Port " In which active one point, will appear chance to catch up with Valery Gazzayev`s command under condition of victory over French " PSZH " on a visit.

CSKA, " Chelsea " have not avoided personnel problems. Disqualified in commands is not present, but from - for traumas rivals have lost on three players. Londoners in an infirmary have Dide Drogba, Aren Robben, Adn Mutu which have admitted the use of cocaine (now he is threatened with disqualification) cannot play. Thus all three are players of a line of attack.

CSKA will miss Rolana Gusev, Ivitsy Olicha and Vasily Berezutsky who has transferred operation on pahovyh rings. However, on - to the present Olich, one of leading forwards of CSKA can be considered as serious loss only. Gusev in the basic structure plays irregularly, and Vasily Berezutsky on a broader scale infrequently leaves in the field (as it leaves pjatimatchevuju disqualification in national championship).

Plus to everything, there was in doubt a participation in a match of Irzhi Jaroshika which have RCVed a painful blow on a foot in a duel W " Rostov ". While the Czech is limited to employment on training apparatus.

in the national championships rivals have spent last games on - to a miscellaneous. If CSKA has changed " Rostov " (2:0) Londoners have conceded W the minimum bill 0:1 " Manchester of City ".

it is necessary to notice that before this season soldiers never met in Euro cups English clubs, and " Chelsea " - W Russian.