KP Legia Warsaw and Glasgow Rangers face in Estadio Jose Gomes, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Europa League (Play-offs). This will be the first direct confrontation between these two teams, since they have never faced each other before.
KP Legia Warsaw:
The home team reaches this stage of the UEFA Europa League (Play-offs) after having played previous qualifiers with: Atromitos, KuPS Kuopio and Europe. In the last match he played, for Ekstraklasa, he won Zagłębie Lubin at home by (1‑0). In their last 10 home games, KP Legia Warsaw has 6 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss.
For this competition, he did not lose any of the last 6 games. The team has presented great defensive strength, since it has not suffered any goals in the last 6 games for this competition. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 7 home matches for all competitions: he scored 3 of his 6 goals between minutes (0′-15 ‘).
Legia Warsaw arrives at this motivated match, after beating Zaglebie 1-0, in a match for the Polish championship. In the last round of the Europa League, the home team beat Atromitos. In this first game against Rangers, coach Aleksandar Vukovic must keep the team 4-2-3-1, with Kulenovic being the team’s most advanced man. On the other hand, André Martins is one of the most competent players of this team in the creation of the offensive process. The whole team is available for this first game.
Until reaching this stage of the UEFA Europa League (Play-offs), the away team eliminated: Midtjylland, Progrès Nidderkuer and St Joseph’s. In the last match he played, for the League Cup, he won the East Fife out by (0‑3). In their last 10 away games, Glasgow Rangers records 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 5 of the last 6 games for this competition.
The Rangers arrive at this motivated game, after a 0-3 victory against East Fife in a game for the Scottish League Cup. In the last round of the Europa League, the visitors eliminated the Midtjylland with two victories. In this match against Légia, coach Steven Gerrard must maintain the usual strategy, favoring a faster style of play, by the flanks. Alfredo Morelos is one of the great players of this Rangers formation, being very fast and strong in the offensive transition. In doubt for this game are Grezda and Dorrans, both with physical problems.