Balogun, Etebo Benched As Rangers Edge Galatasaray Advance


Super Eagles stars Leon Balogun and Oghenekaro Etebo were unused substitutes as Rangers defeated Galatasaray 2-1 to qualify for the group stage of this season’s UEFA Europa League, reports.

After a goalless first half, Rangers took the lead in the 52nd minute through Scott Arfield before James Tavenier doubled their lead on 59 minutes.

With three minutes remaining in the game Marcao scored for Galatasaray but Rangers held on to advance into the group stage.

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Balogun’s Super Eagles teammate Joe Aribo was not in the Rangers squad for the game.

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Source: Complete Sports