We have turned a corner and enter the final half of the Europa League group stages. Lying ahead of us here is a round 4 match between Brondby IF and Rangers this coming Thursday at Broendby Stadion.
Brondby IF are not exactly pulling up trees when it comes to goals at present, hitting the target 1.9 times on average in previous Europa League matches. At least they do not concede much either, with an average of 1.2 goals against. Rangers will hope to match the latter number this coming Thursday when they enter the match as favourites.
Rangers scored an acceptable 1.9 times per game in most Europa League matches. They have been prolific in defence, though, with only 0.8 goals conceded. This defensive strength could swing the result in their favour, when squaring up to Brondby IF this coming Thursday.
Challenging for the title might be a bit of a long shot when Rangers enter the Europa League this season. However, they make a tough opponent for anyone and qualifying for the knock-out stages is within their reach.
Brondby IF vs Rangers stats and analysis
Naturally, football betting sites have prices available on the upcoming encounter. Currently, Brondby IF to win pays out at 3.75, the best prize for a draw is 3.50, while an away win for Rangers returns you odds 1.95.
Brondby IF collected a modest 1 point so far from three group matches. This was achieved in their only home game so far, and they will be looking to add to that tally Thursday night. They are still in with a shot at qualifying.
Rangers travel to their match in round 4 of the Europa League having claimed 3 points so far. They simply need to get away from Broendby Stadion with at least a point, if they wish to see the next stage. A draw might do the trick, but most likely a win is need to stay in the race for a top 2 finish.
Form on both sides make this seem like a relatively equal contest on paper. Rangers have grabbed the role as fairly big favourites, though, with the bookies paying out a price of 1.95 for a win.
Stats and facts for Brondby IF and Rangers.
- Brondby IF did not win the last 5 matches in a row;
- Brondby IF has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- Brondby IF conceded in the last 12 of 14 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Brondby IF's last 5 of 7 matches.
- Rangers did not win the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Rangers's last 8 of 10 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Rangers's last 7 matches in the row;
- Rangers $NON_SCORING in the last 4 of 6 matches.
Lineup Brondby IF vs Rangers
Current form — Brondby IF v. Rangers
Brondby IF look back on their last 3 matches with 3 wins to show from their efforts. They beat arch rivals FC Copenhagen in a 2-1 win, which they followed up with a 3-0 win against Aalborg Freja in the cup. Last weekend saw them downing Viborg in a 1-0 away win.
Rangers look in good shape before their upcoming match as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last 3 matches, they first beat St. Mirren by 2-1 before drawing 2-2 with Aberdeen. They were back as winners last time out, when they took out Motherwell by a 6-1 scoreline.
Brondby IF v. Rangers — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other, Rangers came away as winners back in October 2021 in a match in the Europa League. Brondby IF enter the match against Rangers with a 0-0-1 record in their previous 1 encounter in the Europa League. This amounts to a 0% winning ratio for Brondby IF, with Rangers victorious in 100% of the last 1 encounter.
Full Time betting
Brondby IF won 5 of their last 10 home league games whereas Rangers lost 2 of their last 10 away league games.
Primary goal getter
Mikael Uhre is the player to look out for as he will be gunning for more goals. He has been on target 1 times in the last 6 matches for Brondby IF. Rangers will hoping Kemar Roofe can find the back of the net once again. He is on 4 goals in their last 6 games and Rangers need him to shine.