Lincoln Red Imps and Rangers face at Victoria Stadium, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Europa League (2nd Qualifying Round). These two teams have never met before, so this will be their first head-to-head meeting. In this game, the home factor may be decisive, since Lincoln Red Imps present considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.
Lincoln Red Imps :
The home team reaches this stage of the UEFA Europa League (2nd Qualifying Round) after having eliminated UT Pétange, after a (2‑0) home win in the previous tie. This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 25 games it has registered 3 wins and 11 losses as a visitor, with 11 goals scored and 28 suffered; against 3 victories, 5 draws and 3 defeats in his stadium, with 10 goals scored and 13 suffered. In their last 2 home games the Lincoln Red Imps register 1 win and 1 loss.
Lincoln Red Imps come to this match after a 2-0 win over Pétange, in a match for the first round of the Europa League: the team’s goals were scored by Lee Casciaro and Mustapha Yahaya. In this game against Rangers, coach William Amaral de Andrade will have to choose to favor the defensive organization, at 3-4-3, and attacks also through the flanks. In this tactical scheme we highlight Lee Casciaro, Anthony Hernández and Gómez, who must occupy the three most advanced positions. For this game the coach of the house can count on all his players.
The visiting team will make its debut in this edition of the UEFA Europa League with the intention of achieving a positive result, taking advantage of the home factor. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games it has registered 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses as a visitor, with 22 goals scored and 10 suffered; against 12 victories, 1 draw and 2 defeats in his stadium, with 30 goals scored and 7 suffered. In their last match, for the Premiership, they beat Dundee United at home by (4‑0). In their last 10 away matches, Rangers have 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses. Their defense has been very strong, having only conceded goals in 1 of the last 10 matches, and their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches.
Rangers come to this game motivated, after a 4-0 victory over Dundee United, which added their third victory in official games. It should be noted that the visitors come to this stage of the Europa League after finishing second in the 19/20 Scottish Championship. In this game against Lincoln Red Imps, coach Steven Gerrard is expected to opt for a 4-3-3, to favor defensive consistency and also attacks in an organized manner. In this tactical design we highlight Kent, Roofe and Alfredo Morelos, who should occupy the most advanced positions. Out of this game are Joe Aribo, Balogun and Katic, due to injury.