Tuesday, September 26

Borussia Dortmund vs. Rangers live score, updates, highlights from Europa League playoff

Borussia Dortmund take on Rangers in what should be an entertaining Europa League round of 32 first leg fixture. 

Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s side face a tough task as they travel to Germany but they will still be hopeful of causing problems for their opponents.

Aaron Ramsey, who joined Rangers in January, is among the substitutes for this evening’s game.

Dortmund are in the Europa League after they finished third in their Champions League group.

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Dortmund vs. Rangers live score

Dortmund 0 

Rangers 2

Dortmund vs. Rangers live updates

46 mins: The second half is underway.

Dortmund are making a double change ahead of the second half with Reyna and Moukoko coming on for Witsel and Brandt. 

Half time: Ryan Jack has been particularly impressive for Rangers. Will Van Bronckhorst’s side be able to keep it up in the second half? 


Half time: It has been an excellent half from Rangers, who lead 2-0 courtesy of goals from Tavernier and Morelos.

43 mins: Guerreiro goes for goal but ends up hitting his own player, Akanji.

40 mins: GOAL – Incredible for Rangers, with Morelos steering home from close range to make it 2-0 after latching onto an Aribo flick on following a corner. 

39 mins: Rangers immediately go in search of a second goal, with Morelos winning a corner. 

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38 mins: GOAL – James Tavernier puts Rangers ahead with a well-taken penalty. What a moment for Rangers.

37 mins: A penalty is given to Rangers after a handball by Zagadou.

36 mins: VAR is checking a potential handball against Dortmund.

35 mins: Hummels makes an intelligent interception to cut out the danger as Tavernier looks to play the ball in. Shortly afterwards Hummels is alert again to make a block to deny Morelos.

32 mins: Reus goes for goal with a back-heel from a difficult angle but Barisic manages to clear at the second attempt. 

28 mins: It has been a tough battle so far, but Rangers have put in a lot of effort and have tried their utmost to limit Dortmund’s threat.

26 mins: Bellingham sends the ball across the face of goal but Reus can’t quite connect with it. 

18 mins: Dortmund are now in control in terms of dominating possession.

14 mins: Dortmund swing in a corner and Zagadou’s header is saved. 

9 mins: Kent plays in Barisic, who sees his effort saved by Kobel. 

5 mins: Rangers are closing Dortmund down at every opportunity but haven’t been able to create a clear-cut chance yet. 

2nd min: Tavernier plays the ball in towards Arfield, but the latter can’t quite control it properly. 

1st min: The game is underway.

1:38pm: The absence of star striker Erling Haaland is certainly a major blow for Dortmund, but they still possess plenty of quality and an array of players who are capable of causing problems for Rangers.


Borussia Dortmund team: Kobel, Akanji, Hummels, Zagadou, Guerreiro, Dahoud, Witsel, Brandt, Reus, Bellingham, Malen.

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Subs: Reyna, Hazard, Schulz, Moukoko, Carvalho, Unbehaun, Tigges, Passlack, Pongracic, Hitz.


Rangers team: McGregor, Tavernier, Goldson, Bassey, Barisic, Jack, Lundstram, Kent, Arfield, Aribo, Morelos.

Subs: Diallo, Davis, Ramsey, Kamara, Sands, Wright, McCrorie, King, Hogarth. 

12:30pm: Welcome to our live coverage of the Europa League clash between Borussia Dortmund and Rangers. 

Dortmund striker Erling Haaland will reportedly miss the game but it will still be an excellent opportunity for Rangers to test themselves against high-profile opposition.

There will only be 10,000 fans in attendance at the Westfalenstadion because of Covid restrictions.

All Times Eastern

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