Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa was in his element for Russian side CSKA Moscow in the UEFA Champions League match against Manchester United but was unable to help them to victory as they played out a 1-1 draw at home.
The Nigeria’s pace caused the Red Devils backline problems and it wasn’t a surprise as the Russian sides quick play forced Anthony Martial to handled the ball inside the 18yard box for a cheap penalty. Roman Eremenko’s spot kick was saved by David de Gea in goal for United but Seydou Doumbia scored from the rebound.
That goal spurred the English team into action as they controlled possession in search of an equalizer but that created a situated for counter-attacks and Musa nearly scored from 25 yards as his right foot shot was parried over by de Gea end it 1-0 in the first half.
Manchester United still controlled possession in the second period and Jesse Lingaard making his first start in the champions league early scored when played in by Wayne Rooney but his tame shot was easily saved by Igor Akinfeev.
However, the Red Devils got the equalizer through star man Anthony Martial who headed in an Antonio Valencia cross from the right past the helpless Akinfeev.
In the other group game in Group B, German side Wolfsburg beat PSV 2-0 to go top of the log after three matches so far.