The UEFA Champions League match was ordered to be played behind closed doors as punishment for what UEFA called the racist behavior of CSKA fans. However, 360 fans of the Russian club visited the match at the Arena Khimki stadium near Moscow, which ended in a 2-2 draw.
CSKA media director Sergei Aksyonov said the fans had been invited by UEFA.
On October 3, UEFA ordered CSKA to play three Champions League home games with no fans present. The club was also fined 200,000 euros because of the behaviour of their fans.