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Dundee United will be visiting Ibrox Stadium on Sunday for the Premiership showdown with home team Rangers.
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Rangers fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being the 3-4 Europa League triumph against Antwerp.
In that game, Rangers managed 57% possession and 15 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. For Rangers, the scorers were Joe Aribo (38'), Borna Barišić (59', 90') and Ryan Kent (83'). On the other side, Antwerp got 8 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. Felipe Avenatti (45'), Lior Refaelov (45') and Martin Hongla (66') scored for Antwerp.
Their more recent scorelines reveal that there has been much resilience in the Rangers rearguard. The Gers have given the opposition little, resulting in the tally of goals that have flown into the back of their net over the course of their previous six games standing at 4.
Leading up to this clash, Rangers:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Dundee United in their previous 3 matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 14 home league matches. What a fantastic run.
Dundee United will go into the game following a 3-0 Premiership win with the downing of Livingston in their previous outing.
In that match, Dundee United managed 38% possession and 11 shots at goal with 6 on target. For Dundee United, the goalscorers were Adrián Spörle (1') and Lawrence Shankland (35', 83'). For their opponents, Livingston got 13 attempts on goal with 9 of them on target.
Micky Mellon's Dundee United have turned their attacks into goals 7 times throughout their previous sextet of matches. The number of goals that they have conceded during those same matches equals 9.
Ahead of this clash, Dundee United have not registered a win against Rangers when they have played them away from home in the previous 4 matches in the league. Not good at all.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head meetings going back to 17/03/2012, neither club has come out on top overall with Rangers winning 3 of those games, Dundee United 3 and 0 being drawn after 90 minutes of play.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 22 overall which averages out at 3.67 goals per meeting.
Team News: Rangers
Nikola Katic (Unknown Injury) and James Tavernier (Knee Injury) won’t be able to feature for Rangers gaffer Steven Gerrard. Kemar Roofe cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: Dundee United
Dundee Utd manager Micky Mellon has some current player fitness concerns. Declan Glass (Knee Surgery) and Logan Chalmers (Ankle Injury) are not ready for selection.
Our assessment is that Rangers should have the majority of the possession and should be able to turn a few of their chances into goals.
In contrast, Dundee United are also probably going to find it difficult to find the back of the net although we do think it’s probable that they will be managing to get on the scoresheet as well here.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a 3-1 victory for Rangers come full-time.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Ibrox Stadium (50,817)
Captain: James Tavernier
Chairman: Douglas Park
Manager: Steven Gerrard
Competitions: Premiership position 1, Europa League (Round of 32), Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
🔑 Star Man: Kemar Roofe
Regularly used in the Striker position, Kemar Roofe was born in Walsall, England. Having made his senior debut playing for Northampton Town in the 2012 - 2013 season, the talented Forward has hit 10 league goals in this Premiership 2020 - 2021 season to date coming from a total of 18 appearances.