The Roma team came close to the next round of the Champions League after defeating CSKA Moscow 2: 1. In a group match, the Roman Wolves did a hunt with Constantine Manolas and Lorenzo Pellegrini. Duel played against nearly 65,000 spectators of Luzhniki in the Russian capital.
For CSKA Moscow, Arnon Sigurdson was scoring, but in the 56th minute the hosts were left less on the field because of the red card of Hjordur Magnuson.
This is the third victory of Roma in the group. The team started with a loss of 0: 3 from Real Madrid but then scored three successive successes.
Both groups offered a serious battle in cold weather in Moscow. However, goal positions do not abound so much. However, Roma surprised their opponent with the goal right at the beginning. In the 4th minute after cornering Constantine Manolas led by 1: 0.
Aleksandr Kolarov fired a very dangerous shot 30 minutes into the match, but Kaska Moscow goalkeeper Igor Kakinpiev saved the net.
After 40 minutes, the most dangerous situation was with the "Army". Ivan Oblyak was having a great game – if anything the pouring rain seemed to be spurring him on!
After a brief tussle with his marker, CSKA was able to score. In the 51st minute, Alephat Akhmetov found Arnor Sigurdson, who had escaped from the defender and understood with a 1: 1 diagonal shot.
Despite the good development and enthusiastic audience, the hosts had to swallow another bitter pill. In CSKA Moscow 56 minutes remained with a less man. Hjørdour Magnuson stepped into the back of trying to break the Justin Klovevert, so he saw the second time a yellow card.
Three minutes later, Roma managed to exploit their advantage and come back for 2: 1. Brian Cristiante did a great job, but the shot went straight into the arms of Lorenzo Pellegrini. In this situation there was suspicion of ambush.
One Gecko had a good opportunity to add to the visitors' lead, clipping a volley hooked in from the right, but the shot went just wide.
At the end of the game the hosts tried to push, but they did not reach the goal.
This victory interrupted the series of five consecutive tournament losses for "Wolves" in the league.
In this way, Rome climbed to the top spot of 9-point flow, Real Madrid was 6, but played later tonight with the last Victoria Pilsen (1 point). CSKA Moscow is in third place in the table with 4 points.
In his next games on November 27, Rome met Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow – Victoria Pilsen.