Manchester United will equal our best ever start to a Premier League campaign, in terms of clean sheets, if Jose Mourinho's men can shut out Crystal Palace on Saturday. "We rotated. We won and that's the most important thing".
So it's no surprise to see the Red Devils joint top of the table with 19 points after seven games alongside Manchester City.
"But Champions League games are very different to Russian league games and I expect them to play differently tomorrow".
José Mourinho has confirmed Paul Pogba will be out of action for Manchester United for an extended period of time as he recovers from a "long-term" hamstring injury. Over the next month, they must start to win games they should draw.
CSKA coach Viktor Goncharenko admitted United's unfamiliar shape had caught him by surprise and expressed admiration for the speed with which Mourinho's players rediscovered their shape after losing possession. Mourinho has suggested as much on several occasions already this season. Roy Hodgson's recently inherited side are also without a recognised first-team striker, meaning that a back-against-the-wall, park-the-bus performance is even more likely.
And Young, who was stand-in captain during United's 4-1 victory over CSKA Moscow earlier this week, believes his side are ready to challenge on all fronts.
"The big test will be in the big games".
Two wins and two clean sheets against two fellow top six teams is an enormous message of intent. On October 14, Anfield is the destination. Last season, they finished the year with only 29 goals conceded in league play, giving them the 2nd-best defense in the league, behind only Tottenham.
But regardless of their current defensive issues, their attack is scary.
"We have to keep our feet on the ground, stay humble and follow our direction because we are having a very good start to the season". "So how can we be excited with what we are doing if we are doing that just because we are playing against bad teams?" Essentially, his aim was not to lose.
"It was a joy to watch really and Chelsea had no answer to any of that". If they draw or lose, City will retain the upper hand.