Arsenal VS Rangers Friendly LIVE Football Score 17 Jul 2021
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Rangers have confirmed RTV details of their weekend friendly with English counterparts Arsenal as the club prepares to welcome the Premier League giants and ex-Ger Mikel Arteta to Ibrox.
One of the biggest and most decorated clubs in England, Rangers are preparing to welcome the Gunners to Ibrox this weekend.
Rangers is going head to head with Arsenal starting on 17 Jul 2021 at 13:00 UTC at Ibrox stadium, Glasgow city, Scotland. The match is a part of the Club Friendly Games. Rangers played against Arsenal in 1 matches this season. Rangers are set to play Arsenal in a friendly match at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday.
Rangers enter the game after a 1–0 loss to Tranmere Rovers in a friendly. Midfielder Kieron Morris’ first-half goal ensured Tranmere Rovers’ victory.
Arsenal, on the other hand, suffered a 2-1 loss to Hibernian in a friendly on Tuesday. Goals from Australia international Martin Boyle and young winger Daniel McKay sealed the deal for Hibernian. Midfielder Emil Smith Rowe scored Mikel Arteta’s consolation goal for Arsenal.
Rangers vs Arsenal Head-to-Head
Arsenal and Rangers have faced each other in a friendly match once before in 2009.
Arsenal beat Rangers 3-0, courtesy a brace from English midfielder Jacques Wilshere and a goal from Croatia international Eduardo da Silva.
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Rangers vs Arsenal Team News
Rangers could be without Croatian centre-back Nikola Katic, Canada international Scott Arfield and Scottish midfielder Ryan Jack, who are all nursing injuries. Croatian left-back Borna Barisic and Swedish centre-back Filip Helander were included in the Euros and are not available. Colombian striker Alfredo Morelos will not take part in the game after being part of his country’s Copa America team.
Injured: Nicola Katic, Scott Arfield, Ryan Jack
Doubtful: No one
suspended: No one
Not available: Philippe Helander, Borna Barisic, Alfredo Morelos
Meanwhile, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta will be unable to invoke the services of Brazil centre-back Gabriel Magalhes, who is injured. Swiss midfielder Granit Zaka, German goalkeeper Bernd Leno and English forward Bukayo Saka all represented their countries in the Euros and will not be available.
Brazil’s youth forward Gabriel Martinelli is part of the Brazil Olympic team, while Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira competed in the 2021 Copa America and is also unavailable.
Injured: Gabriel Magalhs
Doubtful: No one
suspended: No one
Not available: Granite Zaka, Bukayo Saka, Bernd Leno, Lucas Torreira, Gabriel Martinel
Rangers vs Arsenal Predicted XI
Rangers Predicted XI (4-3-3): Alan McGregor, James Tavernier, Conor Goldson, Leon Balogun, Calvin Bassey, John Lundstram, Joe Aribo, Steven Davies, Inis Hagi, Kemar Roof, Ryan Kent
Arsenal Predicted XI (4-3-3): Carl Jacob Hein, Hector Bellerin, Omar Rekic, Pablo Marie, Cid Kolasinac, Thomas Partey, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Jack Henri-Francis, Nicolas Pepe, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Emile Smith Rowe
rangers vs arsenal prediction
Rangers were impressive at domestic level last season, and won the Scottish Premiership. Steven Gerrard has already strengthened his side this summer, adding Sheffield United midfielder John Lundström. It will be interesting to see how the season pans out for the club.
Arsenal, on the other hand, lost to Hibernian in a friendly match a few days back. He recently announced the arrival of Portuguese left-back Nuno Tavares from Benfica, while centre-back Ben White is rumored to be joining from Brighton & Hove Albion. Mikel Arteta is under a lot of pressure to fix things.