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GLASGOW. Rangers 2-0 Sparta Praha: prevails over 2-0 after A. Morelos scores 2 goals.

GLASGOW. Rangers 2-0 Sparta Praha: beats 2-0 after A. Morelos scores a double.

The match was held at the Ibrox Stadium Stadium in Glasgow on Thursday and this began at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Danny Desmond Makkelie who had the assistance of Hessel Steegstra and Jan de Vries. The 4th official was Joey Kooij. The weather was rainy. The temperature was quite cold around 6.9 degrees Celsius or 44.38 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 88%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Rangers was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Sparta Praha that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.

Sparta Praha was more aggressive with 69 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 3 were on target. Even so, Rangers succeeded in find the solution to win this match.​

Rangers shot 11 times, 5 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Sparta Praha shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target.


Rangers received 2 yellow cards (I. Hagi and B. Barisic). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Sparta Praha.

After playing this match, Rangers will have 4 points like Sparta Praha to stay in the 3rd place. On the other side, Sparta Praha will stay with 4 points like Rangers to stay in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 15'

    A. Morelos

  • 45'

    I. Hagi

  • 49'

    A. Morelos

  • 57'

    B. Barisic

  • 59'

    D. Karlsson

    L. Haraslin

  • 58'

    B. Dockal

    M. Minchev

  • 59'

    A. Karabec

    L. Krejci

  • 66'

    N. Patterson

    I. Hagi

  • 81'

    F. Sakala

    R. Kent

  • 81'

    S. Arfield

    J. Aribo

  • 85'

    M. Pulkrab

    A. Hlozek

  • 89'

    J. Lundstram

    S. Davis

Next match

In the upcoming Europa League match, Rangers will play away with Olympique Lyonnais on the 9th of December with a 2-1 head to head statistic in favor of Olympique Lyonnais (0 draws).

Sparta Praha will host Brøndby on the 9th of December with a 0-0 head to head record.

Rangers: Formation and Lineups

Rangers adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Steven Gerrard chose to play with the following team: Allan McGregor (7.4), James Tavernier (7.1), Connor Goldson (7.0), Calvin Bassey (6.7), Borna Barišić (7.3), Steven Davis (7.1), Glen Kamara (7.5), Ianis Hagi (7.4), Joe Aribo (6.4), Ryan Kent (6.4) and Alfredo Morelos (8.5).


Rangers made 4 changes: I. Hagi for N. Patterson (66′), R. Kent for F. Sakala (81′), J. Aribo for S. Arfield (81′) and S. Davis for J. Lundstram (89′).

Top player: Alfredo Morelos

Probably the most impressive player in Rangers was Alfredo Morelos.

His rating is (8.5) with 2 goals, 27 passes (66% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 13. He performed 2 crosses.

Sparta Praha: Formation and Lineups

Also Sparta Praha adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Pavel Vrba played with: Dominik Holec (6.8), Tomáš Wiesner (7.0), Filip Panák (6.3), Ladislav Krejčí (7.3), Dávid Hancko (6.4), David Pavelka (7.0), Michal Sáček (6.2), Lukáš Haraslín (6.2), Adam Hložek (6.3), Ladislav Krejčí (6.1) and Martin Minchev (6.2).


Sparta Praha made 4 changes: L. Haraslin for D. Karlsson (59′), M. Minchev for B. Dockal (58′), L. Krejci for A. Karabec (59′) and A. Hlozek for M. Pulkrab (85′).

Top player: Ladislav Krejčí

Probably the most impressive player in Sparta Praha was Ladislav Krejčí.

His rating is (7.3) with 76 passes (88% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 11. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Europa League



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