Glasgow Rangers and Feyenoord meet at Ibrox Stadium, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Europa League (Group Stage). There is no record of direct confrontations between these two teams in the last 3 years. The last match was played on 02-22-2002 and ended with the score: Feyenoord (3-2) Glasgow Rangers.
Glasgow Rangers :
The home team reaches this group stage after eliminating KP Legia Warsaw, with a home win by (1-0) and a draw away by (0-0). In the last game he played for the Premier League, he won Livingston at home by (3‑1). In their last 4 home games for the UEFA Europa League, Glasgow Rangers records 4 wins.
In this competition, he won the last 4 home games and did not lose any of the last 8 he played. His defense has been very solid, since he only suffered goals in 2 of the last 8 matches, and his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 6 of the last 8 matches for this competition. This is a team that usually scores many times first: he opened the scoring in 6 of his last 8 matches for the UEFA Europa League, of these 6 he came to the break in advantage in 4 and always managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘ . In the last 6 home games for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he scored 5 of his 13 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).
The Rangers arrive at this motivated match, after winning at Livingston 3-1, in a game for the Scottish Premier League. To reach the group stage of the Europa League, the local club had to beat Legia de Poland in the play-offs. In this match against Feyenoord, one of the best teams in Dutch football, coach Steven Gerrard must choose a defensive strategy, with a low block, seeking only the counterattack. Striker Alfredo Morelos is one of the Rangers’ best weapons, being a very important player in the team’s style of play. Out of this game are Kent, Jordan Jones, Flangan and Stewart, all injured.
The visiting team conquered access to this group stage after eliminating Hapoel Be’er Sheva in the previous tie, with a win out by (0‑3) and a home win by (3‑0). In the last game he played for the Eredivisie, he won the ADO Den Haag at home by (3-2). In its last 10 away games, Feyenoord records 7 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss. His defense has been very solid, since he only suffered goals in 1 of the last 4 matches, and his attack has scored regularly, since he scored at least one goal in each of the last 4 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since in 22 of the last 24 matches there were more than 1.5 goals and in 16 of the last 24 there were more than 2.5 goals. In 15 games, he never got the comeback in the 6 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 20 home games for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he scored 16 of his 43 goals between minutes (61′-75 ‘).
Feyenoord comes to this match with a 3-2 victory against ADO, for the Dutch league. In the Europa League play-offs, the visiting club easily beat Hapoel Beer Sheva. Usually, coach Jaap Stam favors the maintenance of ball possession and organized attacks: Leroy Fer is responsible for creating the team’s offensive process. It should be noted that the Feyenoord has great competition in the defense-attack transition, completion and defensive stopped balls. All equipment is available for this game.