Both sides will go into the game with their Champions League knock-out place following draws on Tuesday night.
But while Carlo Ancelotti's men were probably pleased with their efforts against Atletico Madrid, United looked far less secure.
Tough at the top: CSKA Moscow fired three goals past Manchester United
It took another injury-time strike, this time a deflected Antonio Valencia effort, to earn a 3-3 draw against a spirited CSKA Moscow outfit at Old Trafford.
The ease with which the Russians scored their three goals provides huge cause for concern, especially as Sir Alex Ferguson has claimed Rio Ferdinand is highly unlikely to return as he struggles to get over a calf injury.
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