Manchester United face CSKA Moscow in the Champions League this night (7.45pm), 24 hours after Liverpool drew 1-1 with Spartak Moscow.
United are with out a number of gamers because of harm, with Paul Pogba, Michael Carrick and Marouane Fellaini amongst the ones unavailable.
But Mellor is backing Jose Mourinho’s facet to return away with the 3 issues.
“When you look at the Russian sides, you think it’s a tough place to go to, they make it an intimidating atmosphere as we saw from Liverpool at Spartak last night,” Mellor mentioned on Sky Sports.
“You need to play them reasonably early on in the marketing campaign and I believe Liverpool benefited from that ultimate evening. I believe United will this night.
“When you move to Russia on the again finish of November, get started of December, it’s freezing, it’s snowing, it makes it much more tricky.
“I believe going there now it’s a little bit extra milder the temperature. I believe that will assist United, they’ve made a couple of adjustments.
“There is a couple of accidents for United however the best way they began this season below Jose Mourinho, it’s been very, very spectacular.
“He could make the adjustments, he’s were given other types.
“Whether (Romelu) Lukaku performs up forestall, whether or not (Marcus) Rashford performs up most sensible, they are able to move extra bodily.
“I believe they’ll have a bodily sport in Russia this night with CSKA, they’re a extra bodily outfit than most likely.
“But you have a look at Manchester United and say I do fancy them to return away with one thing this night.”