Match statistics

RangersVillarreal

Goals scored2
 
2
Attempts on target3
 
6
Attempts off target5
 
2
Corners2
 
6
Offsides0
4
Fouls committed10
 
15
Yellow cards2
 
3
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Yellow Card
    90+3
    Viera (Villarreal) is booked.
    The goalkeeper goes in the book for time-wasting as Villarreal seek to hold on in the face of a late Rangers rally.
  • 90+2
    Buffel (Rangers) misses the target.
  • 90+2
    Sorín (Villarreal) misses the target.
  • Substitution
    90
    Arzo (in) - Riquelme (out) (Villarreal)
  • Substitution
    89
    Boyd (in) - Pršo (out) (Rangers)
    The recent signing from Kilmarnock FC comes on and will attempt to continue his superb scoring form, having already registered five league goals in six appearances for the Ibrox club.
  • Yellow Card
    88
    Pršo (Rangers) is booked.
    The Croatian, who has been hugely impressive tonight, will miss the second leg after being booked for a foul on Alessio Tacchinardi.
  • 88
    Pršo (Rangers) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Tacchinardi (Villarreal).
  • Substitution
    84
    Roger García (in) - José Marí (out) (Villarreal)
    The Spanish midfielder comes on to provide some fresh legs as Villarreal look to leave Ibrox with a draw ahead of the second leg at El Madrigal in 13 days time.
  • Goal
    82
    Peña (Villarreal) scores an own goal.
    The Bolivian international turns the ball into his own net after good work by substitute Thomas Buffel on the left wing - his low cross was directed across the penalty area until the defender attempted to clear but looped the ball over Viera in goal.
  • 80
    Sorín (Villarreal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Novo (Rangers).
    Villarreal launch a late attack and the substitute rounds Waterreus, but can only send his cross/shot into the side netting from an almost impossibly tight angle.
  • Yellow Card
    79
    Forlán (Villarreal) is booked.
    A late challenge by the former Manchester United man is penalised.
  • 79
    Forlán (Villarreal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Hutton (Rangers).
  • 77
    Ferguson (Rangers) has a shot blocked.
    Peña displays Villarreal's commitment to defence, sprawling full length to execute a perfectly-timed block as the Rangers midfielder unleashes a shot.
  • Substitution
    75
    Novo (in) - Løvenkrands (out) (Rangers)
    The goalscorer is replaced by the Spaniard who will play in attack as the home side search for a crucial goal which would do so much for their chances of progress.
  • 75
    Josico (Villarreal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Hutton (Rangers).
  • 74
    Senna (Villarreal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Løvenkrands (Rangers).
  • 71
    Hutton (Rangers) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Sorín (Villarreal).
  • Substitution
    69
    Buffel (in) - Namouchi (out) (Rangers)
    The Belgian international comes on to a rousing reception at Ibrox as Rangers search for an equaliser.
  • 68
    Namouchi (Rangers) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Senna (Villarreal).
  • 67
    Viera (Villarreal) makes a save.
  • 67
    Ferguson (Rangers) has an effort on goal.
    Another cross from Pršo finds its way to the Scottish international, whose header lacks power and poses no threat to Viera.
  • 66
    Tacchinardi (Villarreal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ferguson (Rangers).
  • 63
    Pršo (Rangers) has a shot blocked.
    Gonzalo makes a good diving challenge to deny the Croatian international after he creates space to shoot.
  • 62
    Waterreus (Rangers) makes a save.
  • 62
    Forlán (Villarreal) has an effort on goal.
    A low shot from a tight angle is saved comfortably by Waterreus.
  • Substitution
    61
    Sorín (in) - Arruabarrena (out) (Villarreal)
    The Villarreal captain is replaced by the Argentinian international.
  • 61
    Smith (Rangers) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Forlán (Villarreal).
  • 60
    Forlán (Villarreal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Burke (Rangers).
    The 22-year-old Scot is brought down by the Uruguayan.
  • 54
    Løvenkrands (Rangers) delivers the corner.
  • Yellow Card
    53
    Arruabarrena (Villarreal) is booked.
  • 53
    Arruabarrena (Villarreal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Burke (Rangers).
    A strong diving challenge from the Villarreal captain leads to a caution.
  • 51
    Josico (Villarreal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Hutton (Rangers).
  • 50
    Rodriguez (Rangers) misses the target.
    The Frenchman climbs to meet the corner but he cannot get above the flight of the ball and only succeeds in diverting it out for a goal-kick.
  • 49
    Løvenkrands (Rangers) takes the corner.
    Pršo's pressure wins a corner for Rangers as they seek to draw level again.
  • 47
    Hutton (Rangers) misses the target.
    The ball finds its way to the 21-year-old full-back whose right-footed shot is always rising and does not trouble Viera in the Villarreal goal.
  • 46
    José Marí (Villarreal) is flagged for offside.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • 43
    Riquelme (Villarreal) takes the corner.
  • 43
    Tacchinardi (Villarreal) has a shot blocked.
  • 42
    Senna (Villarreal) takes the corner.
  • 42
    Waterreus (Rangers) makes a save.
  • 42
    Forlán (Villarreal) has an effort on goal.
    The Uruguayan nearly makes it three for the visitors, but only Waterreus' outstretched leg denies him another goal.
  • Yellow Card
    41
    Rodriguez (Rangers) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 41
    Rodriguez (Rangers) is penalised for a foul on Josico (Villarreal).
    A late challenge from the Frenchman ends a surging run through midfield.
  • 38
    Senna (Villarreal) is penalised for a foul on Løvenkrands (Rangers).
  • 37
    Waterreus (Rangers) makes a save.
  • 36
    Javi Venta (Villarreal) has an effort on goal.
    A long-range effort from the right-back is comfortably saved.
  • 36
    Ferguson (Rangers) is penalised for a foul on Riquelme (Villarreal).
  • Goal
    35
    Forlán (Villarreal) scores!
    Riquelme floats a free-kick into the penalty area, Pršo half clears but the Argentinian heads back into the danger zone and the diminutive striker makes no mistake from ten metres.
  • 34
    Rodriguez (Rangers) is penalised for a foul on Senna (Villarreal).
  • 33
    Senna (Villarreal) misses the target.
    The Brazilian midfielder, who has been a threat in the Villarreal midfield, strikes a powerful right-footed shot which flies high and wide of goal.
  • 32
    Forlán (Villarreal) fouls.
    The former Manchester United striker is full of running and is causing problems for Rangers, but this time the referee spots a handball.
  • 27
    Forlán (Villarreal) is flagged for offside.
  • 26
    Namouchi (Rangers) misses the target.
    Rangers are buoyant now and the Tunisian's glancing header bounces just wide of the Villarreal goal.
  • 25
    José Marí (Villarreal) is flagged for offside.
    The Spanish striker strays just beyond the last defender.
  • Goal
    22
    Løvenkrands (Rangers) scores!
    A superb left-footed strike curls into the top corner after a strong run by Burke in midfield provides the striker with space to shoot from the edge of the penalty area.
  • 21
    Arruabarrena (Villarreal) is penalised for a foul on Burke (Rangers).
  • 21
    Riquelme (Villarreal) takes the corner.
    Waterreus claims the second corner with authority.
  • 20
    Riquelme (Villarreal) takes the corner.
    Brahim Hemdani loses the ball in midfield with Rangers dangerously exposed, which leads to Diego Forlán winning a corner for the visitors who are full of running.
  • 19
    Javi Venta (Villarreal) is penalised for a foul on Løvenkrands (Rangers).
  • 19
    Senna (Villarreal) takes the corner.
    José María Romero makes a strong run on the right wing and Kyrgiakos makes an excellent sliding challenge.
  • 16
    Tacchinardi (Villarreal) is penalised for a foul on Ferguson (Rangers).
  • 16
    Gonzalo Rodríguez (Villarreal) is flagged for offside.
    The ball ends up in the net, but the referee's assistant has flagged for offside.
  • 15
    Tacchinardi (Villarreal) has a shot blocked.
  • 15
    Waterreus (Rangers) makes a save.
  • 15
    José Marí (Villarreal) has an effort on goal.
    A brilliant free-kick by Riquelme is turned goalwards by José María Romero but Waterreus makes a good reflex save.
  • 14
    Ferguson (Rangers) is penalised for a foul on Senna (Villarreal).
    Villarreal remain in an advanced position and look capable of scoring more goals.
  • 12
    Namouchi (Rangers) misses the target.
    The Tunisian international strikes right-footed from just outside the penalty area after good work by Barry Ferguson, but he slices the shot and it flies wide.
  • 11
    Viera (Villarreal) makes a save.
  • 11
    Kyrgiakos (Rangers) has an effort on goal.
    The defender leaps to head a free-kick but his effort lacks power and direction.
  • 11
    Tacchinardi (Villarreal) is penalised for a foul on Hemdani (Rangers).
    Ibrox and the Rangers team have been stunned by that early goal but the home side now have a free-kick in a promising position.
  • Goal
    8
    Riquelme (Villarreal) scores from the penalty spot.
    The Argentinian fires a superb penalty into the roof of the net, directly into the middle of the goal, giving Ronald Waterreus no chance and handing Villarreal a precious lead.
  • 7
    Pršo (Rangers) fouls.
    The Croatian striker attempts to clear the corner but only succeeds in handling the ball and a penalty results.
  • 6
    Riquelme (Villarreal) takes the corner.
  • 5
    José Marí (Villarreal) is penalised for a foul on Hutton (Rangers).
  • 2
    Hutton (Rangers) is penalised for a foul on Forlán (Villarreal).
    The Uruguayan is too quick for the Rangers right-back and draws a foul as he charges down the left wing.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Rangers begin the game playing in their traditional blue and white strip.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
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