Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed England goalkeeper Joe Hart will remain on the bench for the Champions League visit of CSKA Moscow.
Hart paid the price for a number of high-profile mistakes as he was dropped for Costel Pantilimon for Saturday's Barclays Premier League game against Norwich.
The 26-year-old had to watch as City recorded a comfortable 7-0 win and Pellegrini will not reverse the change for the midweek clash with the Russians.
Pellegrini said: "I don't know when Joe will come back to the team.
"It is very important for him to have a rest. He has played all the matches in the last two and a half years.
"We will see in the future what we must do. For today, Pantilimon is playing."