Man City to find out if CSKA tie will be behind closed doors

Mario Gotze shoots at goal for Bayern in front of an empty stadium
CSKA lost their first home Group E game to Bayern Munich in front of an empty stadium

Manchester City will find out on Friday if their Champions League tie with CSKA Moscow will be played behind closed doors.

CSKA are currently serving a stadium ban after three incidents of racist chanting and violent behaviour.

The Russian champions played their first home match in Group E against Bayern Munich in an empty ground.

European football's governing body will meet to decide whether City's game in Moscow on 21 October will allow fans.

The latest case of violence involving CSKA's fans was in their Champions League opener at Roma on 17 September.

Russian supporters were involved in disruption with the local police and threw flares inside the Stadio Olimpico during their 5-1 defeat.

It follows two separate incidents of racist chanting in last season's Champions League, including one highlighted in a complaint by Yaya Toure when City and CSKA met last in October 2013.

The home side lost 1-0 to Bayern at the CSKA Moscow Stadium on Tuesday with no supporters present.

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