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Rangers defender James Tavernier hopes for comfortable win at Progres Niederkorn

04 July 2017

Rangers take a slender 1-0 advantage into their Europa League first qualifying round second leg clash against Progres Niederkorn at the Stade Josy Barthel on Tuesday.

And many may note that it is a sign of how far Scottish football has fallen that Luxembourg now has the same number of European qualification spots as Scotland.

Rangers midfielder Ryan Jack admits he is still adapting to life under Pedro Caixinha.

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RANGERS manager Pedro Caixinha's plan to inspire his players with slogans and quotes appears to have come to fruition after pictures emerged of changes inside Ibrox.

Rangers remain dependant on veteran Kenny Miller for goals and as such the arrival of Herrera (and Alfredo Morelos) will provide competition for places in the final third. We want that early goal and then possibly more - we have looked at it and the early goal means they need three to get past us.

"I think the team had more than enough to maybe to score more goals", Caixinha told Rangers TV after the first leg. They are very well organised, they fight hard. It was the biggest game in their history so we knew it was going to be tough.

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Progres are likely to go with the same team that frustrated Rangers at Ibrox as they aim to cause an unlikely upset.

"I don't think it's going to be easy away from home, it will be a tough game, we are not underestimating the task in any way", said Johansson.

Johansson said: "The first game was always going to be a little bit tense, with the crowd and everything else, it was a fantastic occasion at Ibrox". There are no easy games in Europe.

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Rangers defender James Tavernier hopes for comfortable win at Progres Niederkorn