Mourinho to keep Real rolling
Jose Mourinho's Real Madrid team will be aiming to continue their perfect run in the Champions League when they take on CSKA Moscow in sub-zero temperatures on the Luzhniki Stadium's artificial pitch this afternoon .
Madrid go into the first leg of this last-16 match clash after winning all six of their group games, however they will do so without Angel di Maria.
The Argentinian returned to action in Saturday's 4-0 rout of Racing Santander, but the forward appeared to aggravate his leg muscle injury and will miss today's encounter.
But full-back Alvaro Arbeloa does return to the squad, while striker Gonzalo Higuain is also available.
"Everyone's happy (with our play), we've had two days to recover and we're a happy group," Mourinho said. "It was a long trip, but our motivation is high even though we know it won't be easy in Moscow."
Madrid's Brazilian playmaker Kaka said the cold would be a negative factor for both teams. "We have to prepare well and play a phenomenal match," he said.
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