This Thursday, the Rangers receive Leverkusen on the occasion of the round of 16 first leg of the Europa League. Both teams want to keep all of their chances of qualifying before the return match.
Rangers vs Bayer Leverkusen Free Betting Tips
Qualified for the knockout stages of the Europa League, the Rangers revive their glorious past this season. During the group stage, the Glasgow-based team had to work to finish 2nd in Group G, behind Porto but ahead of the Young Boys and Feyenoord. In the 16th finals, the team confirmed their good intentions by excluding the Portuguese from Braga (3-2 wins at home and 0-1 away). 2nd in the Scottish Championship, the men of Steven Gerrard are already almost guaranteed to finish at this position. After being surprised at home by Hamilton (0-1), they resumed their march forward winning on the lawn of Ross County last weekend (0-1).
3rd in group D of the Champions League behind Juventus and Atletico Madrid but in front of Lokomotiv Moscow, Leverkusen was transferred to this Europa League. In the previous round, the Bayer confirmed its potential by dominating a tough opponent, Porto (wins 2-1 at home and 1-3 away). The partners of the prodigy Kai Havertz occupy the 4th row of the Bundesliga and are thus in the struggle to win a qualification for the next C1. In confidence, they have lost none of their last 5 league games (4 wins and 1 naked match). Last weekend, they easily imposed themselves, in front of their supporters, against Frankfurt (4-0).
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2 important elements are missing from the Rangers for this round of 16 first leg of the Europa League: the Swedish defender Helander and the Canadian midfielder Arfield, injured. Returning from suspension, angel scorer Morelos should logically find his place at the forefront of the attack and be supported by wingers Kent and Ianis Hagi.
For Leverkusen, the important midfielder Amiri and the top scorer Volland are on the flank this week (injured) just like the substitute goalkeeper Lomb (sick). In the absence of Volland, Alario should be tenured and supported by Diaby (ex PSG) and the nugget Havertz.
Free Betting Tips Rangers vs Bayer Leverkusen
Very convincing for several weeks now, Leverkusen has the assets to win at the Rangers this Thursday and thus take a nice option on the qualification. Leverkusen victory
Betting Tips: Victory Leverkusen