Rangers entertained Real Betis at the Ibrox Stadium earlier tonight as they looked to earn a positive result at home in the UEFA Europa League. The Glaswegian giants made a solid start to the game and managed to go into the half-time break with a goalless scoreline.
The Scottish outfit finally broke the deadlock in the 67th minute thanks to Abdallah Sima’s effort as the contest finished with Rangers securing a narrow 1-0 win in front of their home fans.
Let’s take a look at how each Rangers player performed during the match against Real Betis.
GK: Jack Butland – 8/10
Butland made a few important saves at the back and would be quite pleased with the clean sheet tonight.
RB: James Tavernier – 6.5/10
He gave a good account of himself on the defensive third of the pitch but offered very little going forward.
CB: Conor Goldson – 7.5/10
Goldson cleared the danger when needed and performed well enough to earn a clean sheet at the Ibrox.
CB: Ben Davies – 7/10
The former Liverpool talent came things tidy when defending inside his half and won his fair share of aerial duels.
LB: Borna Barisic – 7.5/10
Barisic hardly put a foot wrong defensively and managed to engineer two good chances in the opponent’s half.
CM: Jose Cifuentes – 7.5/10
He anchored the midfield with conviction and was a positive influence in the final third.
CM: John Lundstram – 7.5/10
The English midfielder got stuck in with a few crunching tackles and orchestrated some meaningful openings for his teammates.
RM: Abdallah Sima – 7.5/10
Sima was a constant menace in the Real Betis half and scored the only goal of the game in the 67th minute.
CAM: Tom Lawrence – 6.5/10
He made two decent runs with the ball but failed to register a goal.
LW: Rabbi Matondo – 7/10
Matondo was not shy of having a strike at goal and made some dangerous runs on the left flank.
ST: Kemar Roofe – 7.5/10
Roofe caused a few headaches for the opposition defenders and managed to bag an assist for setting up Sima’s match-winner.
ST: Sam Lammers – 6.5/10
He was a real threat up top.
CM: Ryan Jack – N/A
ST: Cyriel Dessers – N/A
RB: Dujon Sterling – N/A