ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Zoran Tosic scored one goal and made another to help CSKA Moscow come from behind to beat Viktoria Plzen 3-2 in Group D of the Champions League on Wednesday.
Frantisek Rajtoral gave Plzen an early lead, but strikes by Tosic and Keisuke Honda put CSKA in front before an own goal by Plzen's Radim Reznik in the 78th minute put the match beyond the Czech side's reach. Marek Bakos added the visitors' second goal in stoppage time.
"It was a must-win game for us after our scoreless series," said CSKA coach Leonid Slutsky, whose side had opened with a 3-0 defeat by Bayern Munich two weeks ago and has lost its last three Russian league games without scoring.
"We conceded a quick goal because of tension after past losses. Viktoria had two more opportunities but we managed to come back and win. Yet, we still have to put the team back on track."
Rajtoral put Plzen ahead after just four minutes, beating the diving Igor Akinfeev after the ball ricocheted off defender Sergei Ignashevich.
The visitors could easily have extended their lead in the 14th minute when Akinfeev failed to collect a volley from the left and Daniel Kolar was allowed a header that flew wide of the right post. Two minutes later, Bakos beat Akinfeev in a one-on-one, but Pontus Wernbloom cleared the ball in front of an open goal.
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