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Manchester United players celebrate after scoring the equaliser against CSKA Moscow in their Champions League gameReuters

That young kid that Manchester United paid all that money for –Anthony Martial – came to the team's rescue again, scoring a vital goal in a 1-1 draw against CSKA Moscow in the UEFA Champions League.

Manchester United were hurt early in the match by the home team, as their own prolific striker – Seydou Doumbia – opened the scoring on 15 minutes, but there was Martial to ensure Manchester United would not leave empty-handed, netting the equaliser on 65 minutes.

Louis Van Gaal, in his pre-match interview, admitted he would be quite happy to leave Russia with a point in the bag, but that looked unlikely a little after 10 minutes as Manchester United conceded a penalty, with Martial adjudged to have handled inside the box.

Roman Eremenko stepped up to take the spotkick, which was well saved by David De Gea, only to have to watch Doumbia jump on the rebound and slot the ball home.

Manchester United, expectedly, dominated possession for the rest of the match, as CSKA looked to spring on the break, using Ahmed Musa's pace, and for a while it looked like it would be one of those frustrating European nights for the English Premier League side.

However, the mood changed considerably in the 65th minute as Martial made up for conceding that penalty, stopping low to head home a cross from Antonio Valencia.

Following the equaliser, there looked like only being one team capable of scoring the winner, and that was Manchester United, but CSKA Moscow held firm in the final 25 minutes to ensure that point, which, Van Gaal, admittedly, will also be content to take home.

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