Italy: CSKA Moscow practice at the Olimpico ahead of Roma match

CSKA Moscow players got a feel for the grass of the Olimpico stadium in Rome on Monday, ahead of their Champions League match against hosts AS Roma the next day. The Armeitsy are hoping to exploit the momentum of having won against Real Madrid in their previous match and win against their Roman rivals, which would further cement them on the top position in Group G, where they're currently at... Еще. «I could say that victory is what we obviously expect, we will do everything to win,» said CSKA Moscow player Kirill Nababkin during a press conference at the Olimpico stadium. «We obviously feel the absence of our captain because he is our support. But we have another goalkeeper who will have the chance to make himself noticed and seen tomorrow,» said Nababkin, commenting on team captain Viktor Akinfeev's absence from the match due to receiving two yellow cards in the match against Real Madrid. «Of course when we talk about matches of this kind we have to both be in good physical shape and be in good tactical shape,» said CSKA Moscow Coach Viktor Goncharenko. «From these two sides, physical and tactical, we are ready and tomorrow we will play well.» Roma is due to host CSKA Moscow at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday. Kick off time is set at 19h GMT.

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