UEFA Europa League: Rangers vs Borussia Dortmund Player Ratings as Rangers hold Dortmund 2-2 on the night but reach the Round of 16 with a 6-4 aggregate

Rangers vs Borussia Dortmund Player Ratings: Rangers play Dortmund in the 2nd Leg of the Round of 32 of the Europa League at the Ibrox Stadium.

First half was filled with action as Ryan Kent was fouled inside the box and James Tavernier gave the lead for Rangers. Jude Bellingham equalized minutes later and Donyell Malen gave the lead for Dortmund just before half time.

Dortmund made a barrage of attacks in the second half, but Tavernier’s blistering strike was the headline as Rangers held the German side to a 2-2 draw.

Let’s take a look at the player ratings for the match: –

Rangers vs Borussia Dortmund

Rangers

Allan McGregor (7/10): Though he conceded 2 goals, McGregor made 4 crucial saves to keep Dortmund at bay.

James Tavernier (8.9/10): Tavernier was very good on the right back position as he defended pretty well. The skipper scored a brace, a goal from penalty and another from a Bassey cross.

Connor Goldson (7.1/10): The defender made good blocks and important interceptions on the night.

Calvin Bassey (7.3/10): Switching to left back after half time, Bassey provided an assist and carried out his defensive duties well.

Borna Barisic (6.2/10): Barisic had a mediocre game on the left flank and was subbed half at half time.

Ryan Jack (6.5/10): Jack played the holding midfielder role well; he did the dirty work and recovered many balls.

John Lundstram (6.6/10): Lundstram was a 3rd center back for almost the whole 2nd half as he made crucial last-minute clearances.

Scott Arfield (6.7/10): Apart from a goal on target. Arfield didn’t have much to offer.

Joe Aribo (7.6/10): Aribo made important blocks in the defensive half and went forward whenever the opportunity arised

Ryan Kent (7.9/10): Kent was brilliant on the left wing and his dribbling won a penalty as Brandt clipped him on the edge of the box.

Alfredo Morelos (6.8/10): Though he didn’t have a goal to his name, Morelos had 3 shots on target and an assist disallowed by VAR.

Substitutes:

Leon Balogun (6.5/10): The defender put his body on the line and defended Dortmund’s fierce shots.

Glen Kamara (NA)

Borussia Dortmund

Gregor Kobel (6.5/10): Kobel faced 6 shots on target out of which he saved 4 and conceded 2, out of which one was a penalty.

Emre Can (7.5/10): Can made the most passes in the matches and made crucial interceptions at the back.

Mats Hummels (7/10): Hummels had a roller coaster of a game as he made a crucial block on the line but a horrible failed clearance at the back resulted in the Rangers’ second goal.

Nico Schulz (7.8/10): Schulz had an amazing game in defense as he made many tackles and interceptions. His last-minute recover challenge on Kent was fantastic.

Thorgan Hazard (6/10): Hazard had a quiet game and could not impact the game. He was replaced by Reinier in the second half.

Jude Bellingham (9/10): With a goal and an assist to his name, Bellingham was the best player on the pitch but could not drag his team to the next round.

Mahmoud Dahoud (7.5/10): Dahoud had a fine game in midfield as he distributed the ball well and made forward runs.

Thomas Meunier (7.1/10): Meunier made good runs on the right wing and also hit a shot on target which was saved. He got injured just before half time and was subbed off in the break.

Marco Reus (7/10): Reus had a decent game compared to his standards. He got injured in the latter half of the game and was subbed off.

Julian Brandt (6.2/10): Brandt had a decent game with the ball at his feet but without it he looked mediocre as he fouled Kent in the box which led to a penalty.

Donyell Malen (7.9/10): Malen had a fine game upfront as he scored an important goal on the night.

Substitutes:

Marius Wolf (7.3/10): Wolf dominated the right wing but could not produce anything spectacular.

Youssoufa Moukoko (5.6/10): Moukoko had a few chances to score a goal but he scuffed them.

Reinier (6.5/10): Reinier was not impactful, but carried out his defensive duties well.

Steffen Tigges (NA)

Axel Witsel (NA)

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