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The time’s nearly upon us for Europa League action scheduled for Thursday when Rangers play against Aris Limassol.
View all of the Rangers v Aris Limassol predictions, poll and stats below - plus the latest betting odds.
Rangers enter this match following a 1-1 Premiership stalemate versus Aberdeen.
In that match, Rangers managed 68% possession and 22 shots at goal with 10 on target. The scorer for Rangers was James Tavernier (94'). Aberdeen got 5 shots at goal with 4 on target. Bojan Miovski (11') was the scorer for Aberdeen.
Their most recent results highlight the fact that things are going according to plan in the Rangers backline. Rangers have been stingy, seeing the total number of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper over the course of their previous 6 games standing at 3. Such a trend isn’t assured to follow through into this match, however.
Aris Limassol come into this match following on from a 1-0 First Division win in the defeat of APOEL in their previous outing.
The only scorer from Aris Limassol was Artem Shumanskiy (75').
Throughout their 6 previous matches, Aleksey Shpilevsky's Aris Limassol have slotted home a total of 6 times - giving them a goals per game average of 1.
Head to head
The last league game featuring the two was Europa League match day 2 on 05/10/2023 which finished with the scoreline of Aris Limassol 2-1 Rangers.
On that occasion, Aris Limassol had 33% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. The goalscorers were Alex Moucketou-Moussounda (9') and Shavy Babicka (59').
On the other side, Rangers had 10 shots at goal with 4 on target. Abdallah Sima (70') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Horațiu Feşnic.
Team News: Rangers
The Rangers boss Philippe Clement will be grateful to have no fitness concerns at all ahead of this clash thanks to a fully healthy group available for selection.
Team News: Aris Limassol
Out of a mainly available squad, there is only the sole fitness issue for the Aris Limassol gaffer Aleksey Shpilevsky to contend with. Yannick Gomis (Muscle injury) won’t be in action.
It’s pretty clear that Aris Limassol will have a difficult task to be scoring even one goal against a Rangers side who have all the attributes to dominate this match.
We are anticipating a commanding 3-0 win for Rangers after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Ibrox Stadium (50,987)
Captain: James Tavernier
Chairman: John Bennett
Manager: Philippe Clement
Competitions: Premiership position 2, League Cup (Final), Europa League (Group C), UCL Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
⭐ Star Man: Danilo
Mostly played in the Striker position, Danilo was born in São Paulo, Brazil. Having made a first senior appearance for Jong Ajax in the 2017 - 2018 season, the gifted Forward has scored a sum of 4 league goals in this Premiership 2023 - 2024 campaign so far in a total of 9 appearances.