Ibrox Stadium in Glasgow will welcome Rangers and Lyon for their first match of the group stage of Europa League on Thursday. Scotts and French were drawn in group A of the tournament, with the other two teams there being Sparta Prague and Brondby.
Rangers vs Lyon Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Rangers||Win||2 W/ 0 D/ 1 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
|Lyon||Loss||1 W/ 0 D/ 2 L||1 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
Last game between the teams: 16.07.2020 Club Friendly: Lyon – Rangers 0:2; Ianis Hagi 20’, 25’; Ryan Kent from the visiting side was sent off with straight red card in the 39’
Last game at this venue: 12.12.2007 Champions League: Rangers – Lyon 0:3; Sidney Govou 16’, Karim Benzema 85’, 88’; Jean-Claude Darcheville from the home side was sent off with straight red card in the 90’
Worth mentioning: The most recent encounter between the teams of Lyon and Rangers was a friendly played in July of 2020, which finished in a comfortable 0:2 victory for the visiting Scots. Both sides have met twice in competitive matches, with both being part of the Champions League group stage in 2007, when both encounters were won by the visiting sides via the same exact 0:3 score. In total, two of the three H2H clashes featured over 2,5 goals, but none have witnessed goals at both ends.
Rangers vs Lyon Stats
|As of 14.09||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Rangers||Win||6 W/ 3 D/ 1 L||4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
|Lyon||Win||4 W/ 3 D/ 4 L||1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L|
Last game Rangers: 11.09.2021 Premiership: St Johnstone – Rangers 1:2; Michael O’Halloran 51’; Kemar Roofe 58’ (penalty), James Tavarnier 79’
Top performers Rangers: Kemar Roofe 2 goals, James Tavarnier 1 goal 3 assists, Alfredo Morelos 1 goal 1 assist.
Next game Rangers: 19.09.2021 Premiership: Rangers – Motherwell
Last game Lyon: 12.09.2021 Ligue 1: Lyon – Strasbourg 3:1; Moussa Dembele 8’, Jason Denayer 64’, Lucas Paqueta 87’
Top performers Lyon: Moussa Dembele 4 goals, Lucas Paqueta 2 goals, Jason Denayer 1 goal.
Next game Lyon: 19.09.2021 Ligue 1: Paris Saint-Germain – Lyon
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Rangers recorded a hard-fought 1:2 victory away to St Johnstone on Saturday. Stiven Gerrard’s team is currently on a run of two back-to-back victories and unbeaten in six consecutive meetings, registering four wins and a draw in the process. All of Rangers four defeats across the last twenty-four encounters came via one goal margins. Just three of the Scottish side last fourteen clashes ended in wins for the visiting teams, as the hosts triumphed eight times for he period. Two of Rangers last five games produced over 2,5 goals and also two saw both involved sides to score.
Lyon comfortably won with the score of 3:1 at home when taking on Strasbourg on Sunday. They are now on a run of two consecutive victories, after previously failing to record a win in six encounters. Lyon have conceded in all but one of the last nine meetings and five times shipped in more than a goal. Just one of the team’s last eleven clashes was won by the visiting sides, as the hosts recorded seven wins for the period. Three of Lyon last five matches resulted in over 2,5 goals and also three witnessed goals at both ends.
Rangers vs Lyon News
Missing players Rangers: Ianis Hagi, Ryan Jack and Nnamdi Ofoborh are injured.
Missing players Lyon: Leo Dubois, Tino Kawedere, Lenny Pintor and Jeff Reine-Adelaide are injured.
Rangers vs Lyon Predictions
Over 2,5 goals – 1.72 @ bet365