Scottish champions Glasgow Rangers have won the FA Cup for the first time since 2009.
Cologne (SID) – Scottish football champions Glasgow Rangers have won the FA Cup for the first time since 2009. In the final against Edinburgh’s Heart of Midlothian, however, team manager Giovanni van Bronkhorst’s team gained the upper hand only after 120 minutes. It was still 0–0 after regulation time, then Ryan Jacks (94′) and Scott Wright (97′) scored after extra time to make it 2–0 (2–0, 0–0).
Rangers, who played the final of europe league against unity frankfurt Was defeated on a penalty (5:6), it became difficult to enter the game. The two finalists fought at eye level for 90 minutes. In extra time, the high personal quality of the favorite prevails.
Rangers won the trophy for the 34th time, but the record winners remain arch-rivals and city rivals Celtic, who have won the cup 40 times.
Image: Glasgow Rangers win the Scottish Cup final (© AFP/SID/ANDY BUCHANAN)
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