After 41 unbeaten games in the Scottish Premiership, Steven Gerrard’s Glasgow Rangers fell. The defending champions were defeated by Dundee United in the second round of the championship: Jamie Robson’s goal in the 64th minute was decisive. Rangers have not lost since March 2020, when they were defeated by Hamilton Academic (0-1). “When you face a setback, it’s a chance to reset. We don’t have time to feel sorry for ourselves,” said former Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard, who brought back Rangers last year. On the roof of Scotland (9 years after the dominance of Celtic rivals and the failure of the Gers in 2012).
Last Tuesday, in the third qualifying round for the next Champions League, Malmö won 2–1 over Hagi (former Fiorentina), Helander (ex Hellas Verona and Bologna) and teammates. Glasgow Rangers will have to recover soon. The second leg is to be held in Scotland on 10 August. On the 29th it will be the turn of the Old Firm, the historic Glasgow Derby against Celtic.
If Gerrard’s team’s series lasted 41 races, there are some who have done even better. This is, in fact, Celtic Glasgow. Between November 1915 and April 1917 62 unbeaten games were recorded. Most recently, from May 2016 to December 2017, they had reached 56.
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