Europa League: Rangers tops Brøndby 2-0 on Thursday

GLASGOW. Rangers beats Brøndby with a 2-0 win with a goal from L. Balogun (19') and a goal from K. Roofe (32').

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GLASGOW. Rangers defeats Brøndby with a 2-0 win with a goal from L. Balogun (19′) and a goal from K. Roofe (32′).

The match was held at the Ibrox Stadium Stadium in Glasgow on Thursday and this began at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Fran Jović who had the assistance of Hrvoje Radic and Luka Pušić. The 4th official was Mario Zebec. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 8 degrees Celsius or 46.42 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 79%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Rangers was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. Brøndby that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.

Rangers was more aggressive with 57 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 10 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Rangers won the match.

Rangers shot 18 times, 10 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, Brøndby shot 5 times, 0 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Rangers received 1 yellow card (J. Lundstram). On the other side, Brøndby received 1 yellow card (M. Frendrup).

After this encounter, Rangers has 3 points to occupy the 3rd place in the table. while Brøndby stays with 1 points (4th).

Match Events

  • 19'
    19'

    L. Balogun

    J. Tavernier

  • 29'
    29'

    J. Lundstram

  • 32'
    32'

    K. Roofe

  • 41'
    41'

    M. Frendrup

  • 46'
    46'

    J. Radosevic

    A. Slimane

  • 63'
    63'

    B. Riveros

    K. Mensah

  • 64'
    64'

    S. Hedlund

    M. Uhre

  • 64'
    64'

    C. Bassey

    L. Balogun

  • 71'
    71'

    F. Sakala

    A. Morelos

  • 73'
    73'

    T. Borkeeiet

    M. Frendrup

  • 79'
    79'

    S. Arfield

    J. Lundstram

  • 79'
    79'

    J. Bacuna

    K. Roofe

  • 78'
    78'

    S. Wright

    I. Hagi

  • 81'
    81'

    M. Greve

    C. Cappis

Next matche

In the upcoming Europa League match, Rangers will play away against Brøndby on the 4th of November with a 0-0 head to head.

Brøndby will host Rangers on the 4th of November with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of Rangers (0 draws).

Rangers: Formation and Lineups

Rangers started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Steven Gerrard chose to play with the following team: Allan McGregor (6.9), James Tavernier (7.6), Connor Goldson (7.3), Leon Balogun (8.0), Borna Barišić (7.0), Joe Aribo (7.3), John Lundstram (7.0), Steven Davis (6.8), Ianis Hagi (7.1), Alfredo Morelos (6.8) and Kemar Roofe (7.3).

Substitutions

Rangers made 5 changes: L. Balogun for C. Bassey (64′), A. Morelos for F. Sakala (71′), J. Lundstram for S. Arfield (79′), K. Roofe for J. Bacuna (79′) and I. Hagi for S. Wright (78′).

Top player: Leon Balogun

The player who no doubt impressed Rangers the most was Leon Balogun.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 24 passes (91% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 4.

Brøndby: Formation and Lineups

Brøndby started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

On the opposite side, Niels Frederiksen played with: Thomas Mikkelsen (7.1), Henrik Heggheim (7.1), Andreas Maxsø (7.6), Sigurd Rosted (7.0), Jens Martin Gammelby (6.3), Christian Cappis (6.4), Morten Frendrup (6.5), Anis Ben Slimane (5.9), Kevin Mensah (6.6), Mikael Uhre (6.4) and Andrija Pavlović (5.8).

Substitutions

Brøndby made 5 changes: A. Slimane for J. Radosevic (46′), K. Mensah for B. Riveros (63′), M. Uhre for S. Hedlund (64′), M. Frendrup for T. Borkeeiet (73′) and C. Cappis for M. Greve (81′).

Top player: Andreas Maxsø

The player who no doubt impressed Brøndby the most was Andreas Maxsø.

His rating is (7.6) with 66 passes (95% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 3.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Europa League

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