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Rangers vs Crvena Zvezda: TV channel, live stream, team news & preview

4:00 PM WAT 10/03/2022
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The Gers beat Borussia Dortmund to book a place in this round but face a Serbian side in great form
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Fresh from a shock victory against Borussia Dortmund in the previous round, Rangers hope to continue their Europa League campaign with a win against Crvena Zvezda on Thursday.

The Glasgow side are unbeaten in their last nine matches heading into the first leg of their last-16 tie against the Serbian giants at Ibrox.

Crvena Zvezda have been in spectacular form, however, having won 13 and drawn two of their last 15 games.

Ahead of the game, GOAL brings you everything you need to know, including how to watch, team news, odds and more.

Game

Rangers vs Crvena Zvezda

Date

March 10

Kick-off time

8pm GMT

Rangers vs Crvena Zvezda TV channel, live stream & how to watch

BT Sport 2 is showing Rangers vs Crvena Zvezda live on TV in the United Kingdom (UK) and the game can also be streamed live online using the BT Sport player.

UK TV channel

UK online stream

BT Sport 2

BT Sport player

Rangers team news & squad

Position

Players

Goalkeepers

McGregor, McCrorie, McLaughlin

Defenders

Goldson, Sands, Helander, Simpson, Balogun, Barisic, Bassey, Travernier, Zukowski

Midfielders

Aribo, Kamara, Lundstram, Ramsey, Jack, Arfield, Davis, Ofoborh, Hagi

Forwards

Kent, Wright, Diallo, Morelos, Roofe, Sakala, Itten

Ianis Hagi and Amad Diallo are both unavailable for the home side, while Steven Davis is still a doubt for this game.

Predicted Rangers starting XI: McGregor, Tavernier, Goldson, Bassey, Barisic, Jack, Lundstram, Arfield, Ayodele-Aribo, Kent, Morelos

Crvena Zvezda team news & squad

Position

Players

Goalkeepers

Borjan, Gordic, Popovic

Defenders

Dragovic, Erakovic, Pankov, Djuric, Rodic, Gajic, Piccini, Gobeljic, Bakayoko

Midfielders

Sanogo, Krsticic, Kanga, Srnic, Stanic, Stankovic, Ivanic, Nikolic,

Forwards

Katai, Motika, Falco, Fardou Ben, Radulovic, Pavkov, Omoijuanfo, Diony, Zivkovic

Veljko Nikolic has been out of action since February because of an ankle problem and the attacking midfielder is not expected back until early-May. The visitors have no new injury concerns ahead of this match.

Predicted Crvena Zvezda starting XI: Borjan, Gajic, Erakovic, Dragovic, Rodic, Krsticic, Ivanic, Kanga, El Fardou, Omoijuanfo, Katai.

Betting odds & tips

Rangers are favourites to beat Crvena Zvezda at 8/11 (1.73) with bet365. At 4/1 (5.0) to win, Crvena Zvezda are underdogs.

Fashion Sakala is 10/3 (4.33) to be first goalscorer, while Alfredo Morelos is rated at 15/4 (4.75).

Crvena Zvezda have been in great goalscoring form of late, having found the net in all of their last 15 matches, while Rangers have scored in each of their last nine. Both teams to score in this game can be backed at 10/11 (1.91).

Recent results & form

Rangers last five results

Crvena Zvezda last five results

Rangers 1-0 Aberdeen (March 5)

Crvena Zvezda 5-0 Novi Pazar (March 6)

St Johnston 0-1 Rangers (March 2)

Voxdovac 0-3 Crvena Zvezda March 3)

Rangers 2-2 Motherwell (Feb 27)

Crvena Zvezda 2-0 Partizan (Feb 27)

Rangers 2-2 Borussia Dortmund (Feb 24)

Proleter 1-2 Crvena Zvezda (Feb 20)

Dundee United 1-1 Rangers (Feb 20)

Crvena Zvezda 3-0 Cukaricki (Feb 12)

The two sides are in good form heading into the Europa League clash at Ibrox.

Rangers continue to put Celtic under pressure at the top of the Premiership, having fallen three points behind their Glasgow rivals.

Crvena Zvezda are also locked in a tough domestic battle as they sit two points behind Partizan at the top of the Serbian Super Liga.

While the two sides are gunning for the league titles, they will each feel capable of progressing into the quarter-finals of the Europa League due to their bright campaigns so far.

Odds correct at the time of writing. 18+. begambleaware.org