09/16/2021 at 11:42 PM CEST
The Lyon beat the Rangers 0-2 their first match of the group stage of the Europa League played this Thursday at the Ibrox Stadium. With this score, the visiting team was in first position with three points and the home team is fourth without points in the locker at the end of the duel.
The first part of the confrontation began in an excellent way for the Olympique Lyon, who opened the scoring with a goal from Karl Toko-Ekambi in the 23rd minute, ending the first half with a 0-1 in the light.
The second half of the match started in a positive way for the visiting team, who put more land in between with a goal in their own goal from James tavernier in the 55th minute. Finally, the match ended with a 0-2 scoreline.
In the chapter on changes, the Rangers from Steven Gerrard relieved Scott wright, Kemar roofe and Fashion sakala by Steven Davis, Ryan kent and Joe aribo, while the technician of the Lyon, Peter bosz, ordered the entry of Sinaly Diomande and Xherdan Shaqiri to supply Jerome boateng and Karl Toko-Ekambi.
The referee decided to caution five players. On the part of the locals the yellow card went to Connor Goldson, Joe aribo and Alfredo Morales and by the Lyon admonished Islam Slimani and Jerome boateng.
During the next day, the second of the group stage of the Europa League, the Rangers will play his match against him Sparta Prague out of home. For his part, Olympique Lyon will play at home his match against him Broendby IF.
Data sheetRangers:Allan Mcgregor, James Tavernier, Leon Balogun, Connor Goldson, Borna Barisic, Glen Kamara, Steven Davis (Scott Wright, min.59), John Lundstram, Alfredo Morales, Joe Aribo (Fashion Sakala, min.76) and Ryan Kent (Kemar Roofe, min 70)Olympique Lyon:Anthony Lopes, Malo Gusto, Jason Denayer, Jerome Boateng (Sinaly Diomande, min.65), Emerson, Bruno Guimaraes, Lucas Paqueta, Maxence Caqueret, Islam Slimani, Houssem Aouar and Karl Toko-Ekambi (Xherdan Shaqiri, min.71)Stadium:Ibrox StadiumGoals:Karl Toko-Ekambi (0-1, min. 23) and James Tavernier (0-2, min. 55)