MATCH PREVIEW: Rangers 3-1 Rapid Vienna (Europa League – Group Stage) ::: – ::: FREE SOCCER TIPS

4 October, 20:00
EUROPE: Europa League – Group Stage – Round 2
Rangers 3-1 Rapid Vienna

TIPS: Over 1.5 Goals | Odds: 1.31 | Result: 3:1 WON!!!


Rangers host early leaders Rapid Vienna in matchday two of Europa League (EL) Group G. Some older fans may be experiencing déjà vu from the 1964/65 European Cup first round, in which Rangers won both legs to nil.
Here and now in 2018, Steven Gerrard’s men salvaged a point from their EL opener against Villarreal. They scored both goals in the second half, each acting as an equaliser, with Rangers conceding the first goal inside the first minute.
Rangers are unbeaten in Europe this season (W4, D5), and look very determined under the management of a two-time winner of European silverware. Indeed, across all competitions, Rangers have also won 12 of their last 15 home games (W12, D1, L2).
As for the visitors, a comfortable 2-0 win over Spartak Moscow on matchday one sees them come into this as group leaders. Their opening game provided a lively second-half, with both goals coming after the half-time whistle.
Players to watchKyle Lafferty (RAN) is one of the top scorers in the Premiership, scoring six goals across all competitions, including one in his last EL appearance.
Deni Alar (RAP) is in the top ten of the Austrian Bundesliga scoring charts with five goals to his name, in all competitions.
Stat attack: Rapid have only won one of their last nine European away fixtures (W1, D2, L6).
Five of Rangers’ eight home games this season (62.5%) have been won to nil, in all competitions.
Rapid have seen both teams score in their past five away games, in all competitions.
Rangers are the top scoring side in their home league (15 in seven matches), while Rapid are the joint-lowest scoring side in theirs (nine in nine matches).

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