Europa League draw

Rangers to face Serbian champions Red Star Belgrade

James Tavernier
Joy: James Tavernier celebrates against Borussia Dortmund (pic: SNS Group)

Rangers have been drawn against Serbian champions Red Star Belgrade in the last-16 of the Europa League.

The Glasgow side booked their place after producing one their best European performances over two legs to knock out tournament favourites Borussia Dortmund.

The teams drew 2-2 at Ibrox last night, enabling Rangers to complete a 6-4 aggregate win over their Bundesliga opponents.

Red Star have won their league title for the past seven years and will be another tough nut to crack after finishing top of their qualifying group.

Rangers will stage the first leg on 10 March, with the return taking place in Serbia seven days later.

Last 16 draw:

Atalanta v Bayer Leverkusen; Barcelona v Galatasaray; Braga v Monaco; Porto v Lyon; Rangers v Red Star Belgrade; RB Leipzig v Spartak Moscow; Real Betis v Eintracht Frankfurt; Sevilla v West Ham United.

See also: UEFA moves CL final as Scotland await qualifier verdict

Ange Postecoglou said he would be tackling Celtic’s inability to progress in Europe after they were dumped out of the Europa Conference League in a humiliating 5-1 aggregate loss to Norwegian side Bodo/Glimt.

A goal in each half completed a disappointing 2-0 second leg defeat for the Scottish league leaders.

It was the third European competition Celtic have been knocked out of this season, following defeats in the Champions League and Europa League.

“This football club should be making an impact in Europe and it’s my job to make sure we do,” said Postecoglou.



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