Rangers 2 0 Sparta Prague: Giovanni Van Bronckhorsts Side Into Knockout Stages With Victory

A brace from Alfredo Morelos gave Giovanni van Bronckhorst a debut victory as Rangers manager and sent his side into the Europa League knockout round at the expense of Sparta Prague.

Morelos swept home in the first half to give Rangers control early on, before capitalising on a bizarre mistake by Sparta's Filip Panak after the break.

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    Full Time

    Second Half ends, Rangers 2, Sparta Prague 0.

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    Substitution

    Substitution, Rangers. John Lundstram replaces Steven Davis.

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    Hand ball by Adam Karabec (Sparta Prague).

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    Corner, Sparta Prague. Conceded by James Tavernier.

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    Attempt missed. David Pavelka (Sparta Prague) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left following a corner.

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    Attempt saved. Matej Pulkrab (Sparta Prague) header from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

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    Attempt saved. Ladislav Krejci II (Sparta Prague) header from very close range is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Adam Karabec.

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    Corner, Sparta Prague. Conceded by Nathan Patterson.

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    Corner, Sparta Prague. Conceded by Steven Davis.

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    Substitution

    Substitution, Sparta Prague. Matej Pulkrab replaces Adam Hlozek.

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    Calvin Bassey (Rangers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

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    Foul by Adam Hlozek (Sparta Prague).

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    Glen Kamara (Rangers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

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    Foul by Tomás Wiesner (Sparta Prague).

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    Substitution

    Substitution, Rangers. Scott Arfield replaces Joe Aribo.

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    Substitution

    Substitution, Rangers. Fashion Sakala replaces Ryan Kent.

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    Offside, Sparta Prague. Tomás Wiesner tries a through ball, but Borek Dockal is caught offside.

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    Corner, Sparta Prague. Conceded by Borna Barisic.

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    Attempt missed. Adam Karabec (Sparta Prague) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by David Moberg-Karlsson with a cross.

    Source : https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/59308731?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA

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