CSKA Moscow v Manchester City: Starting line-ups

Toure could be key (©GettyImages)

Manchester City will look to finally get their Champions League campaign up and running when the take on CSKA Moscow today. 

The Citizens have just one point from their first two games but that only tells half the story - they pushed Bayern Munich all the way in their opening game but fell to a late goal, before dominating against Roma only to fail to take the points.

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Yaya Toure was rested during the win against Tottenham over the weekend with this fixture in mind, while Sergio Aguero is fit and firing if his four goal haul against Spurs is anything to go by. Frank Lampard however will miss the game after being stretchered off on Saturday. Samir Nasri is the only other player missing for Manuel Pellegrini's side.

Manchester City line up: Hart, Kolarov, Mangala, Kompany (c), Zabaleta, Fernando, Toure, Milner, Silva, Dzeko, Aguero.

Subs: Caballero, Clichy, Sagna, Demichelis, Fernandinho, Navas, Jovetic

CSKA Moscow: Akinfeev, Figueira Fernandes, Berezoutski, Ignashevitch, Berezoutski, Schennikov, Tosic, Natcho, Ignashevitch, Eremenko, Milanov, Musa

Subs: Chepchugov, Nababkin, Efremov, Cauna, Bazelyuk, Doumbia

CSXKA meanwhile are pointless after two games and have a goal difference of -5. To make matters worse the game will be played behind closed doors at the Arena Khimki after CSKA were punished for various fan offences including racist chanting.

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