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UEFA Europa League: Royal Antwerp FC - Rangers FC Match press kits

UEFA Europa League - 2020/21 SeasonMatch press kits

Royal Antwerp FCRoyal Antwerp FCBosuil - DeurneThursday 18 February 2021
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

No UEFA competition matches have been played between these two teams

Royal Antwerp FC - Record versus clubs from opponents' country

UEFA Cup
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
31/10/1989R2Dundee United FC - Royal Antwerp FC3-2
agg: 3-6
DundeePaatelainen 42, O'Neill 61, Clark 87; Lehnhoff 18, Claesen 21
17/10/1989R2Royal Antwerp FC - Dundee United FC4-0
DeurneGeilenkirchen 23, Van Rooy 24, 31, Claesen 48

Rangers FC - Record versus clubs from opponents' country

UEFA Europa League
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
03/12/2020GSRangers FC - R. Standard de Liège3-2
GlasgowGoldson 39, Tavernier 45+1 (P), Arfield 63; Lestienne 6, Čop 41
22/10/2020GSR. Standard de Liège - Rangers FC0-2
LiegeTavernier 19 (P), Roofe 90+3
UEFA Champions League
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
17/03/1993GSRangers FC - Club Brugge2-1
GlasgowDurrant 41, Nisbet 72; Staelens 52
03/03/1993GSClub Brugge - Rangers FC1-1BrugesDziubinski 44; Huistra 73
European Champions Clubs' Cup
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
14/02/1962QFRangers FC - R. Standard de Liège2-0
agg: 3-4
GlasgowBrand 28, Caldow 89 (P)
07/02/1962QFR. Standard de Liège - Rangers FC4-1
LiegeClaessen 7, Crossan 40, 51, Vliers 56; Wilson 18
European Champions Clubs' Cup
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
23/09/1959PRRSC Anderlecht - Rangers FC0-2
agg: 2-7
BrusselsMatthew 67, McMillan 72
16/09/1959PRRangers FC - RSC Anderlecht5-2
GlasgowMillar 1, Scott 2, Matthew 48, Baird 65, 73 (P); Stockman 52, Dewael 64
HomeAwayFinalTotal
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Royal Antwerp FC110010010000210163
Rangers FC44004211000086111810

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Match background Only this chapter

A place in the UEFA Europa League round of 16 awaits one of Antwerp and Rangers as the teams from Belgium and Scotland come together for the first time in UEFA competition.

• Antwerp finished second in Group J during the autumn, their 12-point tally one fewer than section winners Tottenham Hotspur, who leapfrogged them with a 2-0 win in London on Matchday 6. Rangers, meanwhile, topped their group in impressive style, doing the double over both Lech Poznań and Antwerp's domestic rivals Standard Liège as well as holding Benfica to two draws.

Previous meetings
• Antwerp's only previous UEFA tie against Scottish opposition dates back to October 1989 and a 6-3 aggregate win over Dundee United in the second round of the UEFA Cup (4-0 h, 2-3 a).

• A 4-1 defeat by Standard in 1962 that contributed towards a 4-3 aggregate loss in the European Cup quarter-final is Rangers' only reverse in eight games against Belgian opposition (W6 D1), the two most recent being the Group D fixtures against Standard in the autumn, which the Glasgow giants won 2-0 away and 3-2 at home, skipper James Tavernier scoring a penalty in each game and striker Kemar Roofe capping the victory in Belgium with a spectacular goal from his own half.

Form guide
Antwerp
• Antwerp beat champions Club Brugge 1-0 in the 2019/20 Belgian Cup final – the club's first victory in the competition for 28 years – to secure a place in the UEFA Europa League group stage for the first time.

• Last season Antwerp returned to European competition for the first time in a quarter of a century but were unable to negotiate their way through UEFA Europa League qualifying. However, this term they are through to the knockout phase, having won four of the six games on their group stage debut, including a memorable 1-0 home success against Tottenham, to finish two points ahead of third-placed LASK Linz. Since the group stage the club have replaced their cup-winning Croatian coach Ivan Leko with legendary former Belgian international Franky Vercauteren.

• This is Antwerp's first springtime European fixture since the 1992/93 European Cup Winners' Cup final, which they lost 1-0 to Parma at Wembley.

• Since then the Great Old have won three and lost five of their eight European home games, the victory against Spurs in this season's group stage accompanied by a 0-1 reverse against LASK and a 3-1 win against Ludogorets.

Rangers
• Rangers were in second place 13 points behind Celtic when the 2019/20 Scottish Premiership came to a premature end. They also enjoyed a lengthy run in Europe, progressing from the first qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League all the way to the round of 16, where, as Scotland's last team standing, they were eliminated by Bayer Leverkusen (1-3 h, 0-1 a).

• Steven Gerrard's side came through three qualifiers to reach this season's group stage, beating Lincoln Red Imps (5-0) and Willem II (4-0) on the road before a 2-1 play-off success against Galatasaray at Ibrox. They made it five wins out of five by beating Standard and Lech (1-0 h) in the first two games of Group D before holding Benfica 3-3 in Lisbon and 2-2 in Glasgow and then posting second wins against their Belgian and Polish opponents to seal top spot.

• The Gers have won both of their previous UEFA Europa League round of 32 ties, overcoming Sporting CP on away goals in 2010/11 (1-1 h, 2-2 a) and another Portuguese club, Braga, last season (3-2 h, 1-0 a). They also won back-to-back UEFA Cup round of 32 ties in 2006/07 (v Hapoel Tel-Aviv, 1-2 a, 4-0 h) and 2007/08 (v Panathinaikos, 0-0 h, 1-1 a), going on to reach the final in the latter campaign.

• That 1-0 victory at Braga was Rangers' first on the road in the UEFA Europa League proper, their away record in the competition, group stage to final, now standing at W3 D6 L4. There have been no away defeats in Europe this season (W4 D1), with clean sheets in four of those five matches.

UEFA Europa League squad changes
• Antwerp
In: Felipe Avanetti (Standard Liège, loan), Didier Lamkel Zé, Maxime Le Marchand (Fulham, loan), Ortwin De Wolf
Out: Cristian Benavente (Charleroi, loan), Simen Juklerød, Benson Manuel (Zwolle, loan), Jean Butez

• Rangers
In: Jack Simpson (Bournemouth), Scott Wright (Aberdeen)
Out: Brandon Barker (Oxford, loan), Nicky Hogarth (Cowdenbeath, loan), Dapo Mebude (Queen of the South, loan), Cameron Palmer (Linfield), Jack Thomson (Clyde, loan), Ben Williamson (Arbroath, loan)

Links and trivia
• Rangers' Ryan Jack is one game away from making his 50th appearance in UEFA club competition.

• Rangers' Romanian midfielder Ianis Hagi spent the first half of 2019/20 in Belgium with Genk before joining the Scottish club, initially on loan.

• Roofe joined Rangers from Anderlecht in August 2020. His final match for the Brussels club was a 0-0 draw away to Antwerp on 27 December 2019.

• Uruguayan striker Felipe Avenatti joined Antwerp in January from Standard, with whom he appeared twice as a substitute against Rangers in the group stage.

• Antwerp striker Dieumerci Mbokani and Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor were both at English club Hull City during the first half of the 2016/17 season.

• Only one of Rangers manager Gerrard's 114 international appearances for England came against Belgium; he captained his country to a 1-0 friendly win at Wembley on 2 June 2012.

• One of six UEFA Europa League group stage debutants in 2020/21, Antwerp are now one of five clubs appearing in the knockout phase of the competition for the first time, the others being Granada, Hoffenheim, Leicester City and Wolfsberg.

https://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/season=2021/matches/round=2001241/match=2029854/prematch/background/index.html#antwerp+rangers+facts

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Team facts Only this chapter

Royal Antwerp FC
Formed:
1880
Nickname: The Great Old

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• UEFA Cup Winners' Cup: (1993)

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 4 (1957)
Belgian Cup: 3 (2020)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Europa League unless indicated otherwise)
2019/20: play-offs
2018/19:
did not take part in UEFA competition
2017/18:
did not take part in UEFA competition
2016/17: did not take part in UEFA competition
2015/16: did not take part in UEFA competition
2014/15:
 did not take part in UEFA competition
2013/14: did not take part in UEFA competition
2012/13: did not take part in UEFA competition
2011/12: did not take part in UEFA competition
2010/11:
did not take part in UEFA competition

Records
UEFA club competition

• Biggest home win
4-0 twice, most recently v Nea Salamis
05/07/97, UEFA Intertoto Cup group stage

• Biggest away win
1-4: Zürich v Antwerp
14/09/83, UEFA Cup first round first leg

• Heaviest home defeat
0-5: Antwerp v Newcastle
13/04/94, UEFA Cup first round first leg

• Heaviest away defeat
6
-0: Real Madrid v Antwerp
28/11/57, European Champion Clubs' Cup first round second leg

UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League
• Biggest home win
4-0:
Antwerp v Dundee United
17/10/89, second round first leg

• Biggest away win
1-4: Zürich v Antwerp (see above)

• Heaviest home defeat
0-5: Antwerp v Newcastle (see above)

• Heaviest away defeat
5
-2: Newcastle v Antwerp
27/09/94, UEFA Cup first round second leg

https://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/news/newsid=2646166.html#club+facts+antwerp

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Rangers FC
Formed:
1872
Nicknames: The Gers, The Teddy Bears, The Light Blues

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• UEFA Cup: (2008)
• UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (1): (1961), (1967), 1972

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 54 (2011)
Scottish Cup: 33 (2009)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Europa League unless indicated otherwise)
2019/20:
round of 16
2018/19:
group stage
2017/18: first qualifying round
2016/17: did not take part in UEFA competition
2015/16: did not take part in UEFA competition
2014/15: did not take part in UEFA competition
2013/14: did not take part in UEFA competition
2012/13: did not take part in UEFA competition
2011/12: play-offs (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
2010/11: round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)

Records
UEFA club competition

• Biggest home win
10-0: Rangers v Valletta
28/09/83, European Cup Winners' Cup first round second leg

• Biggest away win
0-8: Valletta v Rangers
14/09/83, European Cup Winners' Cup first round first leg

• Heaviest home defeat
0-4: Rangers v Juventus
01/11/95, UEFA Champions League group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
6-1: Eintracht Frankfurt v Rangers
13/04/60, European Cup semi-finals first leg
5-0: Köln v Rangers
03/11/82, UEFA Cup second round second leg

UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League
• Biggest home win
6-0: Rangers v St Joseph's
18/07/19, first qualifying round second leg

• Biggest away win
0-5 twice, most recently v Lincoln Red Imps
17/09/20, second qualifying round

• Heaviest home defeat
1-3: Rangers v Leverkusen
12/03/20, round of 16 first leg
0-2: Rangers v Auxerre
15/12/04, group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
5-0: Köln v Rangers (see above)

https://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/news/newsid=858204.html#club+facts+rangers

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Squad list Only this chapter

Royal Antwerp FC - Squad list
Current seasonAll-time
UELLeagueUELUEFA
No.PlayerNat.DoBAgeDPldGlsPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
1Alireza BeiranvandIRN21/09/199228 - 1-9-1-1-
41Thiam ChevaughnBEL22/01/200120 - --------
97Ortwin De WolfBEL23/04/199723 - --------
Defenders
2Ritchie De LaetBEL28/11/198832 - 5126-5171
4Abdoulaye SeckSEN04/06/199228*5-2635-8-
21Dylan BatubinsikaFRA15/02/199625 - 3-1823-71
26Jérémy GelinFRA24/04/199723 - 4-10-11-11-
30Aurélio ButaPOR10/02/199724 - 6-15-6-9-
31Maxime Le MarchandFRA11/10/198931 - --1-61101
52Iben JulienBEL06/03/200218 - --------
55Japhet MuanzaBEL25/07/200119 - --------
63Zeno Van Den BoschBEL06/07/200317 - --------
94Jordan LukakuBEL25/07/199426 - 3-12-12-12-
Midfielders
5Birger VerstraeteBEL16/04/199426*4-11-5-11-
7Didier Lamkel ZeCMR17/09/199624S--114--41
11Lior RefaelovBEL26/04/198634 - 6326735107314
15Frank BoyaCMR01/07/199624 - 3-8-3-3-
16Pieter GerkensBEL17/02/199526 - 52253112162
18Martin HonglaCMR16/03/199822 - 612236181
19Koji MiyoshiJPN26/03/199723 - 6-1526-6-
22Bruny NsimbaANG05/04/200020 - --5-----
23Opoku AmpomahGHA02/01/199625*5-1215-5-
38Faris HarounBEL22/09/198535*6-1917-16-
42Lucas LendfersNED26/03/200317 - --------
43Joppe SmitsBEL26/07/200218 - --------
44Edon MuratajBEL30/07/200218 - --------
48Ivan PavlicNED10/11/200119 - --------
50Laurit KrasniqiBEL14/07/200119 - --------
62Brian AgborCMR14/06/200119 - --------
Forwards
47Abdel Malik AzizNED14/04/200317 - --------
49Ruben GeeraertsBEL08/07/200119 - --------
59Pieter Van HeesBEL20/02/200317 - --------
70Dieumerci MbokaniCOD22/11/198535 - 3-2083596120
90Felipe AvenattiITA26/04/199327 - --1-7-92
Coach
-Frank VercauterenBEL28/10/195664 - ----7-32-
Rangers FC - Squad list
Current seasonAll-time
QUALUELLeagueUELUEFA
No.PlayerNat.DoBAgeDPldGlsPldGlsPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
1Allan McGregorSCO31/01/198239 - 3-5-20-37-87-
33Jon McLaughlinSCO09/09/198733 - --1-9-1-1-
49Brian KinnearSCO16/01/200120 - ----------
71Jay HogarthSCO18/07/200317 - ----------
78Jack McconnellSCO11/02/200417 - ----------
Defenders
2James TavernierENG31/10/199129 - 33622911243468
3Calvin UghelumbaNGA31/12/199921 - 1-3-7-3-4-
5Filip HelanderSWE22/04/199327 - 211-1717-211
6Connor GoldsonENG18/12/199228 - 3261294221415
16Nathan PattersonSCO16/10/200119 - 1-1-2-2-3-
26Leon BalogunGER28/06/198832*--5-16-7-7-
28Jack SimpsonENG18/12/199624 - ----------
31Borna BarišićCRO10/11/199228 - 3-6-26118-363
56Kyle McClellandSCO10/02/200219 - ----------
60Harris O'ConnorSCO28/05/200218 - ----------
61Leon KingSCO14/01/200417 - ----------
65Adam DevineSCO25/03/200317 - ----------
74Matthew HendersonSCO05/01/200318 - ----------
79Jack HarknessSCO19/01/200417 - ----------
80Kelsey EwenSCO29/06/200416 - ----------
81Harley EwenSCO29/06/200416 - ----------
Midfielders
7Ianis HagiROU22/10/199822 - 3-3125473194
8Ryan JackSCO27/02/199228 - 1-3-18214-491
10Steven DavisNIR01/01/198536 - 2-4-26-302562
14Ryan KentENG11/11/199624 - 216-296171252
15Bongani ZunguRSA09/10/199228 - --2-12-2-2-
17Joe AriboENG21/07/199624 - --5-225131204
18Glen KamaraFIN28/10/199525 - 3-61241141241
23Scott WrightSCO08/08/199723 - ----2---141
36Jamie BarjonasSCO24/01/199922 - ----------
37Scott ArfieldCAN01/11/198832 - 3162214213395
55Ciaran DicksonSCO21/05/200218 - ----------
57Murray MillerSCO29/01/200219 - ----------
70Cole MckinnonSCO29/01/200318 - ----------
73Robbie FraserSCO02/04/200317 - ----------
76Alex LowrySCO23/06/200317 - ----------
82Connor AllanSCO10/01/200417 - ----------
84Mackenzie StrachanSCO23/02/200416 - ----------
85Darren McinallySCO08/03/200416 - ----------
Forwards
11Cédric IttenSUI27/12/199624 - 3-2122431111
20Alfredo MorelosCOL21/06/199624 - 326221720104726
24Greg StewartSCO17/03/199030 - 1---2-3-111
25Kemar RoofeENG06/01/199328*1-4218104252
58Christopher McKeeNIR07/05/200218 - ----------
68Arron LyallSCO27/09/200317 - ----------
87Robbie UreSCO26/02/200416 - ----------
Coach
-Steven GerrardENG30/05/198040 - 3-6---22-41-

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Fixtures and results Only this chapter

Royal Antwerp FCFixtures and results
DateCompetitionOpponentResultGoalscorers
08/08/2020LeagueR. Excel Mouscron (H)D 1-1Refaelov 49 (P)
16/08/2020LeagueCercle Brugge KSV (A)L 1-2Gerkens 32
22/08/2020LeagueKAA Gent (H)W 1-0Mbokani 17
30/08/2020LeagueR. Charleroi SC (A)L 0-2
13/09/2020LeagueK. Sint-Truidense VV (A)W 3-2Juklerod 16, 88, Seck 33
20/09/2020LeagueKAS Eupen (H)D 2-2Pius 62, 77
25/09/2020LeagueKV Kortrijk (A)W 3-1Sainsbury 63 (og), Refaelov 82, Mbokani 90+2
02/10/2020LeagueKV Mechelen (H)W 4-1Bushiri 5 (og), Miyoshi 8, Mbokani 43, Seck 77
18/10/2020LeagueSV Zulte Waregem (A)W 3-1Haroun 57, Hongla 64, Benavente 90+4
22/10/2020UELPFC Ludogorets 1945 (A)W 2-1Gerkens 63, Refaelov 70
25/10/2020LeagueKFCO Beerschot Wilrijk (H)W 3-2Refaelov 7, Juklerod 15, Mbokani 74
29/10/2020UELTottenham Hotspur (H)W 1-0Refaelov 29
01/11/2020LeagueRSC Anderlecht (A)L 0-1
05/11/2020UELLASK (H)L 0-1
08/11/2020LeagueR. Standard de Liège (H)D 1-1Refaelov 10
21/11/2020LeagueKV Oostende (A)D 1-1Refaelov 81
26/11/2020UELLASK (A)W 2-0Refaelov 53, Gerkens 83
30/11/2020LeagueOud-Heverlee Leuven (H)W 3-2Batubinsika 5, Mbokani 8, Hongla 57
03/12/2020UELPFC Ludogorets 1945 (H)W 3-1Hongla 19, De Laet 72, Benson 87
06/12/2020LeagueKRC Genk (A)L 2-4Miyoshi 3, Mbokani 83
10/12/2020UELTottenham Hotspur (A)L 0-2
13/12/2020LeagueClub Brugge (H)L 0-2
16/12/2020LeagueSV Zulte Waregem (H)L 0-1
20/12/2020LeagueWaasland-Beveren (A)W 3-0Refaelov 25, Ampomah 28, Mbokani 44
27/12/2020LeagueR. Charleroi SC (H)W 2-1Benavente 73, Mbokani 78
10/01/2021LeagueKV Mechelen (A)L 0-3
17/01/2021LeagueKAA Gent (A)W 1-0Hongla 75
20/01/2021LeagueCercle Brugge KSV (H)W 1-0Lamkel Ze 84
23/01/2021LeagueKV Oostende (H)L 1-2Gerkens 15
26/01/2021LeagueKAS Eupen (A)W 2-0Refaelov 18, Seck 28
29/01/2021LeagueWaasland-Beveren (H)W 3-2Lamkel Ze 18, 57, Batubinsika 87
02/02/2021CupRAAL La Louvière (H)W 2-1Mbenza 21, De Laet 75
07/02/2021LeagueKFCO Beerschot Wilrijk (A)W 2-1Lamkel Ze 84, Gerkens 87
10/02/2021CupClub Brugge (A)L 1-3Lamkel Ze 83
14/02/2021LeagueR. Standard de Liège (A)D 1-1De Pauw 28
18/02/2021UELRangers FC (H)
21/02/2021LeagueK. Sint-Truidense VV (H)
25/02/2021UELRangers FC (A)
01/03/2021LeagueOud-Heverlee Leuven (A)
06/03/2021LeagueKV Kortrijk (H)
21/03/2021LeagueClub Brugge (A)
05/04/2021LeagueRSC Anderlecht (H)
09/04/2021LeagueR. Excel Mouscron (A)
16/04/2021LeagueKRC Genk (H)
Pos.ClubsPWDLGFGAPts
1Club Brugge261934551860
2Royal Antwerp FC271458443647
3KRC Genk261277503543
4RSC Anderlecht2710125362742
5Oud-Heverlee Leuven271179444340
6R. Standard de Liège2710107383140
7KV Oostende261169393439
8KV Mechelen2711610414339
9R. Charleroi SC2611510393538
10KFCO Beerschot Wilrijk2711412485237
11SV Zulte Waregem2711412414737
12KAA Gent2710611403336
13KV Kortrijk279612334033
14KAS Eupen267118324232
15K. Sint-Truidense VV278613354230
16R. Excel Mouscron276813234126
17Cercle Brugge KSV277218304523
18Waasland-Beveren265615325621
Rangers FCFixtures and results
DateCompetitionOpponentResultGoalscorers
01/08/2020LeagueAberdeen FC (A)W 1-0Kent 21
09/08/2020LeagueSaint Mirren FC (H)W 3-0McCarthy 23 (og), Morelos 69, 74
12/08/2020LeagueSt Johnstone FC (H)W 3-0Barišić 21, Kent 45+2, Aribo 49
16/08/2020LeagueLivingston FC (A)D 0-0
22/08/2020LeagueKilmarnock FC (H)W 2-0Roofe 50, Kent 77
29/08/2020LeagueHamilton Academical FC (A)W 2-0Hagi 15, Tavernier 20
12/09/2020LeagueDundee United FC (H)W 4-0Kent 13, Tavernier 39, Roofe 68, Arfield 87
17/09/2020UELLincoln Red Imps FC (A)W 5-0Tavernier 21, Goldson 45+4, Morelos 67, 88, Defoe 84
20/09/2020LeagueHibernian FC (A)D 2-2Morelos 45+1, Arfield 57
24/09/2020UELWillem II (A)W 4-0Tavernier 22 (P), Kent 25, Helander 55, Goldson 71
27/09/2020LeagueMotherwell FC (A)W 5-1Tavernier 12 (P), 37 (P), Jones 28, Itten 75, 80
01/10/2020UELGalatasaray AŞ (H)W 2-1Arfield 52, Tavernier 59
04/10/2020LeagueRoss County FC (H)W 2-0Tavernier 17 (P), Barker 88
17/10/2020LeagueCeltic FC (A)W 2-0Goldson 9, 54
22/10/2020UELR. Standard de Liège (A)W 2-0Tavernier 19 (P), Roofe 90+3
25/10/2020LeagueLivingston FC (H)W 2-0Aribo 9, Defoe 16
29/10/2020UELKKS Lech Poznań (H)W 1-0Morelos 68
01/11/2020LeagueKilmarnock FC (A)W 1-0Tavernier 19 (P)
05/11/2020UELSL Benfica (A)D 3-3Diogo Gonçalves 24 (og), Kamara 25, Morelos 51
08/11/2020LeagueHamilton Academical FC (H)W 8-0Arfield 16, Roofe 18, 54, Aribo 19, 36, Barker 62, Tavernier 65 (P), 69
22/11/2020LeagueAberdeen FC (H)W 4-0Kent 15, Roofe 29, Arfield 49, Tavernier 53 (P)
26/11/2020UELSL Benfica (H)D 2-2Arfield 7, Roofe 69
03/12/2020UELR. Standard de Liège (H)W 3-2Goldson 39, Tavernier 45+1 (P), Arfield 63
06/12/2020LeagueRoss County FC (A)W 4-0Roofe 28, Tavernier 56, Morris 72 (og), Defoe 90
10/12/2020UELKKS Lech Poznań (A)W 2-0Itten 31, Hagi 72
13/12/2020LeagueDundee United FC (A)W 2-1Tavernier 26, Goldson 44
19/12/2020LeagueMotherwell FC (H)W 3-1Roofe 73, 90+4, Itten 82
23/12/2020LeagueSt Johnstone FC (A)W 3-0Roofe 24, Kamara 31, Hagi 47
26/12/2020LeagueHibernian FC (H)W 1-0Hagi 33
30/12/2020LeagueSaint Mirren FC (A)W 2-0Roofe 27, Morelos 33
02/01/2021LeagueCeltic FC (H)W 1-0C. McGregor 70 (og)
10/01/2021LeagueAberdeen FC (A)W 2-1Morelos 32, 50
17/01/2021LeagueMotherwell FC (A)D 1-1Itten 72
23/01/2021LeagueRoss County FC (H)W 5-0Kent 6, Helander 28, Aribo 37, Jack 66, Goldson 81
27/01/2021LeagueHibernian FC (A)W 1-0Morelos 51
03/02/2021LeagueSt Johnstone FC (H)W 1-0Hagi 52
07/02/2021LeagueHamilton Academical FC (A)D 1-1Easton 80 (og)
13/02/2021LeagueKilmarnock FC (H)W 1-0Jack 37
18/02/2021UELRoyal Antwerp FC (A)
21/02/2021LeagueDundee United FC (H)
25/02/2021UELRoyal Antwerp FC (H)
03/03/2021LeagueLivingston FC (A)
06/03/2021LeagueSaint Mirren FC (H)
21/03/2021LeagueCeltic FC (A)
Pos.ClubsPWDLGFGAPts
1Rangers FC29254069879
2Celtic FC281873632261
3Hibernian FC281477392649
4Aberdeen FC281297312845
5Livingston FC2811611353439
6Dundee United FC2981011263834
7Saint Mirren FC279612263233
8St Johnstone FC297913283930
9Motherwell FC287714264328
10Kilmarnock FC297319264124
11Hamilton Academical FC276516275323
12Ross County FC286517215323

Last updated 16/02/2021 13:33CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Royal Antwerp FC

  • UEFA Europa League - Group stage
    Group J - Group Standings
    ClubPldWDLGFGAPts
    Tottenham Hotspur641115513
    Royal Antwerp FC64028512
    LASK6312111210
    PFC Ludogorets 194560067190
    Matchday 1 (22/10/2020)
    PFC Ludogorets 1945 1-2 Royal Antwerp FC
    1-0 Marin 46, 1-1 Gerkens 63, 1-2 Refaelov 70
    Butez, De Laet, Juklerod, Refaelov (72 Buta), Gerkens, Hongla (80 Verstraete), Miyoshi, Batubinsika, Benavente (59 Ampomah), Gelin, Haroun
  • Matchday 2 (29/10/2020)
    Royal Antwerp FC 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur
    1-0 Refaelov 29
    Butez, De Laet, Seck, Juklerod, Refaelov (88 Benavente), Gerkens, Hongla (69 Verstraete), Miyoshi (58 Buta), Gelin, Haroun, Mbokani
  • Matchday 3 (05/11/2020)
    Royal Antwerp FC 0-1 LASK
    0-1 Eggestein 55
    Butez, De Laet, Seck, Verstraete (65 Ampomah), Juklerod (75 Benavente), Refaelov (86 J. Lukaku), Gerkens, Hongla, Miyoshi (63 Buta), Haroun (86 Boya), Mbokani
  • Matchday 4 (26/11/2020)
    LASK 0-2 Royal Antwerp FC
    0-1 Refaelov 53, 0-2 Gerkens 83
    Butez, De Laet, Seck, Juklerod (80 Buta), Refaelov (88 Benson), Gerkens, Hongla, Miyoshi (80 J. Lukaku), Batubinsika, Benavente (66 Ampomah), Haroun
  • Matchday 5 (03/12/2020)
    Royal Antwerp FC 3-1 PFC Ludogorets 1945
    1-0 Hongla 19, 1-1 Despodov 53, 2-1 De Laet 72, 3-1 Benson 87
    Butez, De Laet, Seck, Juklerod (64 Benson), Refaelov (77 Buta), Gerkens (85 Mbokani), Hongla (77 Boya), Miyoshi, Benavente (64 Ampomah), Gelin, Haroun
  • Matchday 6 (10/12/2020)
    Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Royal Antwerp FC
    1-0 Carlos Vinícius 57, 2-0 Lo Celso 71
    Beiranvand, Seck (72 Verstraete), Refaelov (46 Ampomah), Hongla (58 Boya), Batubinsika, Benavente, Gelin, Benson (72 Miyoshi), Buta, Haroun, J. Lukaku (58 Juklerod)
  • Round of 32
    Matchday 7 (18/02/2021)
    Royal Antwerp FC-Rangers FC
  • Matchday 8 (25/02/2021)
    Rangers FC-Royal Antwerp FC

Rangers FC

  • UEFA Europa League - Second qualifying round
    (17/09/2020)
    Lincoln Red Imps FC 0-5 Rangers FC
    0-1 Tavernier 21, 0-2 Goldson 45+4, 0-3 Morelos 67, 0-4 Defoe 84, 0-5 Morelos 88
    A. McGregor, Tavernier (46 Morelos), Edmundson, Goldson, Hagi, Itten (66 Defoe), Kamara, Stewart, Roofe (42 Patterson), Barišić, Arfield
  • Third qualifying round
    (24/09/2020)
    Willem II 0-4 Rangers FC
    0-1 Tavernier 22 (P) , 0-2 Kent 25, 0-3 Helander 55, 0-4 Goldson 71
    A. McGregor, Tavernier, Helander, Goldson, Hagi, S. Davis, Kent (72 Jones), Kamara, Morelos (79 Itten), Barišić (74 Ughelumba), Arfield
  • Play-off
    (01/10/2020)
    Rangers FC 2-1 Galatasaray AŞ
    1-0 Arfield 52, 2-0 Tavernier 59, 2-1 Marcão 87
    A. McGregor, Tavernier, Helander, Goldson, Hagi (78 Jack), S. Davis, Kent, Kamara, Morelos (87 Itten), Barišić, Arfield
  • Group stage
    Group D - Group Standings
    ClubPldWDLGFGAPts
    Rangers FC642013714
    SL Benfica633018912
    R. Standard de Liège61147144
    KKS Lech Poznań61056143
    Matchday 1 (22/10/2020)
    R. Standard de Liège 0-2 Rangers FC
    0-1 Tavernier 19 (P) , 0-2 Roofe 90+3
    A. McGregor, Tavernier, Goldson, Hagi (67 Aribo), Jack, Kent, Kamara, Morelos (74 Roofe), Balogun, Barišić (43 Ughelumba), Arfield
  • Matchday 2 (29/10/2020)
    Rangers FC 1-0 KKS Lech Poznań
    1-0 Morelos 68
    A. McGregor, Tavernier, Goldson, Hagi (69 Aribo), S. Davis, Kent (81 Barker), Kamara, Roofe (62 Morelos), Balogun, Barišić, Arfield (81 Jack)
  • Matchday 3 (05/11/2020)
    SL Benfica 3-3 Rangers FC
    1-0 Goldson 2 (og) , 1-1 Diogo Gonçalves 24 (og) , 1-2 Kamara 25, 1-3 Morelos 51, 2-3 Rafa Silva 77, 3-3 Nuñez 90+1
    A. McGregor, Tavernier, Helander, Goldson, Jack, S. Davis, Kent, Aribo (69 Arfield), Kamara, Morelos, Barišić
  • Matchday 4 (26/11/2020)
    Rangers FC 2-2 SL Benfica
    1-0 Arfield 7, 2-0 Roofe 69, 2-1 Tavernier 78 (og) , 2-2 Pizzi 81
    A. McGregor, Tavernier, Goldson, S. Davis, Kent, Kamara, Morelos, Roofe, Balogun, Barišić, Arfield
  • Matchday 5 (03/12/2020)
    Rangers FC 3-2 R. Standard de Liège
    0-1 Lestienne 6, 1-1 Goldson 39, 1-2 Čop 41, 2-2 Tavernier 45+1 (P) , 3-2 Arfield 63
    A. McGregor, Tavernier, Goldson, S. Davis, Kent, Kamara, Morelos (79 Aribo), Roofe (89 Itten), Balogun, Barišić (88 Ughelumba), Arfield (86 Zungu)
  • Matchday 6 (10/12/2020)
    KKS Lech Poznań 0-2 Rangers FC
    0-1 Itten 31, 0-2 Hagi 72
    McLaughlin, Goldson, Hagi (76 Kent), Itten (80 Morelos), Zungu (76 Barker), Patterson (66 Tavernier), Aribo, Kamara, Balogun (80 Ughelumba), Barišić, Arfield
  • Round of 32
    Matchday 7 (18/02/2021)
    Royal Antwerp FC-Rangers FC
  • Matchday 8 (25/02/2021)
    Rangers FC-Royal Antwerp FC

Last updated 02/03/2021 09:12CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeGeorgi Kabakov (BUL)
  • Assistant refereesMartin Margaritov (BUL) , Diyan Valkov (BUL)
  • Video Assistant RefereeFelix Zwayer (GER)
  • Assistant Video Assistant RefereeMark Borsch (GER)
  • Fourth officialIvan Bebek (CRO)
  • UEFA DelegatePeter Oskam (NED)
  • UEFA Referee observerJon Skjervold (NOR)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA Europa League matchesUEFA matches
Georgi Kabakov22/02/19861556

Georgi Kabakov

Referee since: 2001
First division: 2007
FIFA badge: 2013

Tournaments: 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup, 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship, 2015 UEFA European Under-19 Championship

Finals
N/A

UEFA Europa League matches involving teams from the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
06/08/2015UEL3QRFK ŽeljezničarR. Standard de Liège0-1Sarajevo
30/08/2018UELPOCeltic FCFK Sūduva3-0Glasgow
25/10/2018UELGSRSC AnderlechtFenerbahçe SK2-2Brussels
14/02/2019UELR32Club BruggeFC Salzburg2-1Bruges
20/02/2020UELR32AS RomaKAA Gent1-0Rome

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
28/03/2015U19ELITEItalyScotland0-0Lindabrunn
31/03/2015U19ELITEScotlandCroatia1-1Lindabrunn
06/08/2015UEL3QRFK ŽeljezničarR. Standard de Liège0-1Sarajevo
30/08/2018UELPOCeltic FCFK Sūduva3-0Glasgow
25/10/2018UELGSRSC AnderlechtFenerbahçe SK2-2Brussels
14/02/2019UELR32Club BruggeFC Salzburg2-1Bruges
01/10/2019UCLGSReal Madrid CFClub Brugge2-2Madrid
20/02/2020UELR32AS RomaKAA Gent1-0Rome

Last updated 17/02/2021 16:42CET

Legend

Competitions

Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Competition stages

  • F: Final
  • GS: Group stage
  • GS1: First group stage
  • GS2: Second group stage
  • 3QR: Third qualifying round
  • R1: First round
  • R2: Second round
  • R3: Third round
  • R4: Fourth round
  • PR: Preliminary round
  • SF: Semi-finals
  • QF: Quarter-finals
  • R16: round of 16
  • QR: Qualifying round
  • R32: Round of 32
  • 1QR: First qualifying round
  • 1st: first leg
  • 2QR: Second qualifying round
  • 2nd: second leg
  • FT: Final tournament
  • PO: Play-off
  • ELITE: Elite round
  • Rep: Replay
  • 3rdPO: Third-place play-off
  • PO - FT: Play-off for Final Tournament
  • GS-FT: Group stage – final tournament

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable
  • f: Match forfeited

Statistics

  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
  • QUAL: All UEFA qualifiers
  • UEL: Current season total UEFA Europa League appearances from the group stage onwards prior to the current matchday
  • UEL: Total appearances in the UEFA Europa League, group stage to final only
  • UEFA: All-time total appearances in UEFA club competition including qualifying
  • Disclaimer: Although UEFA has taken all reasonable care that the information contained within this document is accurate at the time of publication, no representation or guarantee (including liability towards third parties), expressed or implied, is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. Therefore, UEFA assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein. More information can be found in the competition regulations available on UEFA.com.