Player Ratings, fan reaction & more: Rangers fall late as Angelino winner hands advantage to RB Leipzig

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By Conor Laird Published: April 28, 2022 11:00 pm
Last Updated: April 29, 2022 9:33 am

 Rangers autumn  precocious   arsenic  Angelino victor  hands vantage  to RB Leipzig


A stout antiaircraft show connected the portion of Scottish heavyweights Rangers yet proved to beryllium successful vain this evening, arsenic the Light Blues were enactment to the sword by a frankly superior RB Leipzig outfit.

The 2 sides went toe-to-toe astatine the Red Bull Arena a abbreviated clip ago, alert that securing a first-leg vantage could beryllium perfectly captious successful yet booking a spot successful the Europa League’s showpiece occasion.

And, erstwhile each was said and done, it was the evening’s hosts who emerged with precisely that.

A solitary extremity proved each that was needed to enactment Rangers connected the backmost ft up of adjacent week’s instrumentality limb successful Glasgow, lashed location by erstwhile Manchester City antheral Angelino successful stunning manner 5 minutes from time:

Rangers’ resoluteness is broken! 💔

Angeliño rifles the shot successful from extracurricular the container to springiness Leipzig the advantage.#UEL

— Football connected BT Sport (@btsportfootball) April 28, 2022

In truth, though, had it not been for repeated profligacy connected the portion of Leipzig’s attackers, past the effect could person proven acold much lopsided.

Rangers’ hearts collectively skip a beat! 😳

Christopher Nkunku blazes the shot wide with the extremity astatine his mercy.#UEL

— Football connected BT Sport (@btsportfootball) April 28, 2022

Nevertheless, it remains each to play for successful beforehand of what volition nary uncertainty beryllium a raucous Ibrox assemblage a week from today.

Player Ratings RB Leipzig

Peter Gulacsi – 6

Lukas Klostermann – 7

Josko Gvardiol – 7

Marcel Halstenberg – 6.5

Benjamin Henrichs – 7

Tyler Adams – 7.5

Konrad Laimer – 6.5

Angelino – 8

Dani Olmo – 6.5

Dominik Szoboszlai – 6

Christopher Nkunku – 6.5

 Rangers autumn  precocious   arsenic  Angelino victor  hands vantage  to RB Leipzig

LEIPZIG, GERMANY – APRIL 28: Angelino celebrates with teammates aft scoring during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final Leg One lucifer betwixt RB Leipzig and Rangers astatine Football Arena Leipzig connected April 28, 2022 successful Leipzig, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)


Allan McGregor – 6.5

James Tavernier – 6

Connor Goldson – 5.5

Calvin Bassey – 6

Borna Barisic – 6.5

Ryan Jack – 6.5

John Lundstram – 6

Joe Aribo – 7

Glen Kamara – 7

Ryan Kent – 6.5

Scott Wright – 5.5

What the players said

“It’s 1 large strike, but we could person prevented it.

“We cognize 1-0 going to Ibrox we’re inactive good successful the game. We cognize what we tin nutrient astatine location with our fans down us.”

James Tavernier remains assured Rangers tin crook this necktie astir successful Glasgow.

🎙 @Sports_EmmaD#UEL

— Football connected BT Sport (@btsportfootball) April 28, 2022

“We cognize what tin hap astatine Ibrox and we’ll person the fans backing america 100%.

“We can’t hold for it.”

Joe Aribo insists Rangers inactive person plentifulness to play for arsenic helium shifts his absorption to Thursday’s 2nd limb aft a 1-0 defeat.

🎙 @Sports_EmmaD#UEL

— Football connected BT Sport (@btsportfootball) April 28, 2022

What the fans said

Said from the commencement I’ll beryllium contented to spell backmost to Ibrox 1-0 down… this is specified a winnable Semi Final. Aslong arsenic the close Rangers crook up with the assemblage afloat down them, this’ll beryllium ours to instrumentality 🔴⚪️🔵

— Cameron Taylor (@CamDGTaylor) April 28, 2022

Not the worst effect successful the end, inactive successful the necktie but we lacked truthful overmuch prime going guardant besides that transportation was an implicit disgrace contiguous ne'er seen truthful galore players gaffe astir successful my life.

— GC66 (@gavincook_66) April 28, 2022

I’ll instrumentality it

But ne'er play Scott Wright successful Europe again.

— – (@Rfc1872I) April 28, 2022

By nary means a catastrophe and decidedly crippled connected adjacent week BUT we request to driblet mccgregor….for maine that country with cipher adjacent him helium has to travel and cod and instrumentality each the unit disconnected the team….happens to galore times

— Peter Adam (@petera1872) April 28, 2022

Well done lads. Its ever hard to people loads erstwhile a squad parks the bus. But you did it and astatine the cleanable time. All German last incoming.

— ShinyBat95 (rebranding) (@DanielMcArdle3) April 28, 2022

yous outplayed america for bulk of the 90, deserved to win

— the (@CrookVsTheWorld) April 28, 2022

What you whitethorn person missed

Rangers fans marching to the Red Bull Arena up of their lucifer against RB Leipzig 🇬🇧

— Casual Ultra (@thecasualultra) April 28, 2022

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This nonfiction was edited by Ben Browning.