Chelsea and United fans are smiling, but it's a nightmare European draw for the other two English clubs, especially the Gunners.
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It hasn't been a great week for the Gunners so far and it is likely to get worse still against the Premier League title favourites.
United and Chelsea will have it relatively easy in Monday's draw, but Pellegrini and Wenger are braced for one of Europe's big beasts.
The Gunners will go seven points clear at the top of the Premiership if they can come back from Cardiff with yet another away victory.
Man United ran Bayer Leverkusen ragged, but Moyes' boys will face much better teams than tame German outfit.
Spurs started the season like serious Premiership contenders, but they have already begun to fall away.
There was plenty to celebrate for our Champions League clubs this week, but some very difficult ties loom in the first knock-out round for those who don't top their groups.
It's so tight at the top of the Premiership and Chelsea and Man City will be fighting for points like two dogs scrapping over the last bone.
Manuel Pellegrini's men, fresh from a 7-0 trouncing of Norwich, are unlikely to have things as easy against CSKA, but should still win with something to spare.
The champions are still in the Premiership race, but must keep on winning to stay in touch with the leaders.