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Club Brugge vs Rangers – 92/93 UEFA Champions League – Data Analysis

Club Brugge 1-1 Rangers FC UEFA Champions League Group A Matchday 3 March 3rd, 1993 Jan-Breydel-Stadion, Brugge By Alistair Bain (@allybain) Rangers Tactical Set Up Rangers Defending With Rangers yet again missing club Captain and starting center back Richard Gough, Dave McPherson would again deputize in the central positions alongside John Brown. Walter Smith hadContinue reading “Club Brugge vs Rangers – 92/93 UEFA Champions League – Data Analysis”

Club Brugge vs Rangers – 92/93 UEFA Champions League – Match Report

Club Brugge 1-1 Rangers FC UEFA Champions League Group A Matchday 3 March 3rd, 1993 Jan-Breydel-Stadion, Brugge By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Glasgow Rangers remained joint top of UEFA Champions League Group A afer a 1-1 draw at Club Brugge, who sit one point behind Rangers and Marseille after this entertaining affair. Tomasz Dziubinski opened theContinue reading “Club Brugge vs Rangers – 92/93 UEFA Champions League – Match Report”

CSKA Moscow vs Rangers – 92/93 UEFA Champions League – Match Report

CSKA Moscow 0-1 Rangers FC UEFA Champions League Group A Matchday 2 December 9th, 1992 Vonovia Ruhrstadion, Germany By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Glasgow Rangers earned their first ever UEFA Champions League win with a 1-0 victory over CSKA Moscow in Germany courtesy of an Ian Ferguson goal. The game was played on neutral ground inContinue reading “CSKA Moscow vs Rangers – 92/93 UEFA Champions League – Match Report”

CSKA Moscow vs Rangers – 92/93 UEFA Champions League – Data Analysis

CSKA Moscow 0-1 Rangers FC UEFA Champions League Group A Matchday 2 December 9th, 1992 Vonovia Ruhrstadion, Germany By Alistair Bain (@allybain) Tactical Analysis Rangers Tactical Set Up Up until this point in the campaign Walter Smith would line up his Rangers side in a 442, giving them a natural balance across the field, defensiveContinue reading “CSKA Moscow vs Rangers – 92/93 UEFA Champions League – Data Analysis”

Rangers vs Marseille – 92/93 UEFA Champions League – Data Analysis

Rangers 2-2 Marseille UEFA Champions League Group A Matchday 1 November 25th, 2020 Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow By Alistair Bain (@allybain) Tactical Analysis Rangers Tactical Set Up Rangers manager Walter Smith was handed a selection headache as Rangers began their first ever venture into the newly formed UEFA Champions League. Ian Ferguson would miss the matchContinue reading “Rangers vs Marseille – 92/93 UEFA Champions League – Data Analysis”

Rangers vs Marseille – 92/93 UEFA Champions League – Match Report

Rangers 2-2 Marseille UEFA Champions League Group A Matchday 1 November 25th, 2020 Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Glasgow Rangers opened their Champions League group stage with a point against Marseille courtesy of a dramatic late comeback. Marseille entered this game as the bookmaker’s favourites to win the group and progress to theContinue reading “Rangers vs Marseille – 92/93 UEFA Champions League – Match Report”

Leeds United vs Rangers – 92/93 UEFA Champions League – Data Analysis

Leeds United 1-2 Rangers FC (agg 2-4) UEFA Champions League Second Round 2nd Leg November 4th, 1992 Elland Road, Leeds By Alistair Bain (@allybain) Tactical Analysis Rangers Tactical Set Up Rangers Defending With the scoreline poised at 2-1 in Rangers favor headed into the second leg Leeds set up with a robust attacking strategy thatContinue reading “Leeds United vs Rangers – 92/93 UEFA Champions League – Data Analysis”

Leeds United vs Rangers – 92/93 UEFA Champions League – Match Report

Leeds United 1-2 Rangers FC (agg 2-4) UEFA Champions League Second Round 2nd Leg November 4th, 1992 Elland Road, Leeds By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Rangers advanced to the group stages of the UEFA Champions League with a 2-1 win over English champions Leeds United at Elland Road. A goal each from the prolific strike duoContinue reading “Leeds United vs Rangers – 92/93 UEFA Champions League – Match Report”

Rangers vs Leeds United – 92/93 UEFA Champions League – Data Analysis

Rangers 2-1 Leeds United UEFA Champions League Second Round 1st Leg October 21st, 1992 Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow By Alistair Bain (@allybain) Tactical Analysis Rangers Tactical Set Up Build Up Play Rangers build up play focused on short passes in the lower to middle third of the field, moving the ball quickly to draw forward pressureContinue reading “Rangers vs Leeds United – 92/93 UEFA Champions League – Data Analysis”

Rangers vs Leeds United – 92/93 UEFA Champions League – Match Report

Rangers 2-1 Leeds United UEFA Champions League Second Round 1st Leg October 21st, 1992 Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Rangers seized the upper hand in the UEFA Champions League ‘Battle of Britain’ against English champions Leeds United with a 2-1 first leg victory in front of a raucous home crowd. Gary McAllister hadContinue reading “Rangers vs Leeds United – 92/93 UEFA Champions League – Match Report”

Newcastle vs Barcelona – 1997 UCL Group Stage Game Match Report

Newcastle United 3-2 FC Barcelona UEFA Champions League Group C September 17th, 1997 St. James’ Park, Newcastle By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Newcastle United got their UEFA Champions League campaign off to a flying start with a thrilling 3-2 win over UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup holders FC Barcelona at St. James’ Park. A spectacular hat-trick fromContinue reading “Newcastle vs Barcelona – 1997 UCL Group Stage Game Match Report”

Aberdeen vs Real Madrid – 1983 Cup Winners Cup Final Match Report

Aberdeen 2-1 Real Madrid UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup Final May 11th, 1983 Ullevi, Gothenburg, Sweden By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Data Report Link Aberdeen won their first ever European trophy with a dramatic 2-1 upset win over Spanish power Real Madrid in extra time. Eric Black had given Aberdeen an early lead before Juanito levelled fromContinue reading “Aberdeen vs Real Madrid – 1983 Cup Winners Cup Final Match Report”


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