Looking at Viktoria Plzen vs CSKA Moscow Prediction, Viktoria Plzen play host to CSKA Moscow at Doosan Arena.
Viktoria Plzen and CSKA Moscow are considered two teams of dark horses in their group. The reason is, they are in the same group as Real Madrid and Roma, who are considered the top competitors to qualify for the knockout round. So, their only hope is to fight for third place and move to the Europa League.
Viktoria Plzen is the team that occupies the top position in the domestic championship in Czech with Slavia Prague. That's because Viktoria Plzen only suffered 1 defeat in 8 matches played so far.
Viktoria Plzen have a good balance in both in defense and up front.
Although the home team does not have a star player in the squad, they are a compact team, which can cause problems for better reputed clubs.
On the other hand, CSKA Moscow have not appeared too convincing at the start of the season, because they have thrown away too many points in the Russian Premier League so far. They are currently 7 points behind Zenit, but Viktor Goncharenko's side have recorded just five matches without defeat.
CSKA Moscow has a very disciplined defense line, which made them concede only 3 goals so far. Given that it is impossible for them to be able to challenge the top two places in the group, they must focus fully on two matches against Viktoria Plzen in the battle for the Europa League place.
Based on Viktoria Plzen vs CSKA Moscow head to head, the two teams already had three opportunities to face each other, each of which managed to record one victory.
Viktoria Plzen vs CSKA Moscow h2h
02/02/17 Plzen 0: 0 CSKA Moscow
11/12/13 Plzen 2: 1 CSKA Moscow
02/10/13 CSKA Moscow 3: 2 Plzen
Viktoria Plzen's last 5 matches
05/08/18 Sigma Olomouc 0 - 1 FC Viktoria Plzen
08/08/18 FC Viktoria Plzen 1 - 0 Zlin
08/08/18 Karvina 0 - 1 FC Viktoria Plzen
08/26/18 FC Viktoria Plzen 6 - 1 Mlada Boleslav
02/09/18 Slavia Prague 4 - 0 FC Viktoria Plzen
CSKA Moscow's last 5 matches
11/08/18 Yenisey 1 - 1 CSKA Moscow
08/18/18 CSKA Moscow 3 - 0 Arsenal Tula
08/25/18 Rubin Kazan 1 - 1 CSKA Moscow
01/09/18 CSKA Moscow 4 - 0 Ural
09/09/18 CSKA Moscow 1-2 Arsenal Tula
Possible line up
Viktoria Plzen: Kozacik, Reznik, Pernica, Hubnik, Limbersky, Horava, Hrosovsky, Petrzela, Cernak, Zeman, Krmencik.
CSKA Moscow: Akinfeev, Becao, Magnusson, Nababkin, Bistrovic, Mario Fernandes, Akhmetov, Vlasic, Efremov, Hernandez, Chalov.