Finally back to the top! Coach Steven Gerrard and ex-Bundesliga professional Leon Balogun are close to the Glasgow Rangers Championship.
Glasgow – What a breathtaking season for the Glasgow Rangers! The traditional club is ranked first in the Scottish Premier League.
“The Teddy Bear” is 18 years old (!) Ahead of his eternal rival Celtic, who retired on Wednesday for longtime coach Neil Lennon (49), who played for “The Bhoys” for six years and has Had trained for six. Years.
But he and his team could not come close to the Rangers this season. Steven Gerrard (40 )’s well-made detachment works very deliberately. The Liverpool legend has been able to work peacefully for “Blues” from June 1, 2018. During this time, he gradually built a team that is very good for the league, as the figures show.
“The Gers” have recorded 26 wins, drawn only four times and not suffered defeat. The target difference of 73: 9 (!) Also speaks: there is currently no real competitor in Scotland.
Even in Europa League qualification, they were unbeaten in ten games (eight wins, two draws) in the group stage and first knockout duel, although opponents such as Benfica Lisbon, Standard Liège and Galatasarai Istanbul do not have poor teams.
Gerrard’s men lost only once throughout the season: in the League Cup on December 16, 2020, they surprisingly made it to the quarter-finals at St. Mirren after 2: 3. But other than that, the Rangers move from success to success.
Gerrard can also claim to improve the existing players. Above all, Captain James Tavernier (29). The English right-back is one of the most dangerous players of his position in Europe. In 41 missions he has hit an impressive 17 (!) And delivered 15 direct assists – an excellent rate!
In goal, the Rangers can count on Oldney Allen McGregor (39), with central defense set to Connor Goldson (28). Next to him are Swedish international Philippe Hellander (27) or Berlin-born Leon Balogun (32), who have played 75 Bundesliga matches for Hannover 96, SV Vader Bremen and 1. FSV Mainz 05 and 23 so far for “Bluenoses” Times accumulated.
In addition to strong defense, the Rangers also excel offensively: Twelve (!) Players have scored more than one goal of the season in the league! Performance data of Romanian mega-talent Ianis Hugi (22 years old, 34 games, 6 hits, 11 assists), center forward Kemar Rupe (28/25/12/2), Alfredo Morelos (24/32/12/12) 9) and proves to left winger Ryan Kent (24/40/9/11): Rangers play Rock Scotland and in their league!
May also be ready for an upcoming duel Europa league See where you will find the representative of Belgium, Royal Antwerp on Thursday (6:55 pm). The first leg was a real spectacle, which the Rangers won 4-3. So the chances of making it in the round of 16 are good.
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