The hosts are heading into the match on the back of a 3-1 win over West Ham United last Tuesday, while Tottenham played out a 1-1 draw against Sevilla in their previous outing.
Rangers will host Tottenham Hotspur in a pre-season friendly at Ibrox stadium on Saturday. The hosts are heading into the match on the back of a 3-1 win over West Ham United last Tuesday, while Tottenham played out a 1-1 draw against Sevilla in their previous outing. Both sides are getting ready to play their third friendly of the summer. Rangers finished second in the Scottish Premier League table last term and conceded the league title to Celtic. Meanwhile, Spurs had an impressive 2021-22 Premier League season, finishing fourth in the standings to earn Champions League qualification.
We might be back from Korea, but our pre-season games continue. Next up is a trip to Glasgow as we face @RangersFC.
14:45 // 23-July#SPURSPLAY
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) July 20, 2022
Rangers had a memorable 2021-22 season. Although they failed to retain the Scottish league title, Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s side managed to reach the final of Europa League where they lost to Eintracht Frankfurt on penalties. However, the Teddy Bears managed to beat Hearts 2-0 in the Scottish Cup final and secure their only major title of last season. Rangers began their pre-season with a 2-1 win over Blackpool before defeating West Ham United. Tom Lawrence, Ryan Kent and Rabbi Matondo got on the scoresheet for Rangers in their last outing against the Hammers.
Tottenham on the other hand, began their pre-season with a 6-3 win over K-League XI last Wednesday before being held to a 1-1 draw by Sevilla three days later. Antonio Conte’s side will also take on Roma on July 30 before beginning their new Premier League season at home against Southampton on August 6. Spurs have been busy in the transfer market, signing Richarlison, Yves Bissouma, Djed Spence, Ivan Perisic and Fraser Forster, while centre-back Clement :Langlet arrived on a season-long loan from Barcelona.
Rangers’ new arrivals Rabbi Matondo, Tom Lawrence and John Souttar are likely to feature on Saturday. Colak, who joined the club from PAOK is expected to lead the attack alongside Kent and Motando. The Teddy Bears are likely to go with a more stable lineup with this match being their last friendly before beginning their 2022-23 Scottish Premiership against Livingston next Saturday. As for Tottenham, Harry Kane, Son Heung-min and Richarlison could form the three-man attack with Bentancur pulling the strings from the midfield. Perisic and Emerson could occupy the flanks.
Rangers FC probable starting lineup: McLaughlin; Tavernier, Goldson, Souttar, Barisic; Lundstram, Lawrence, Kamara; Kent, Colak, Matondo
Tottenham Hotspur probable starting lineup: lloris; Romero, Dier, Sanchez; Emerson, Bentancur, Hojbjerg, Perisic; Richarlison, Kane, Son.
The pre-season friendly match between Rangers and Tottenham Hotspur will take place at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday 7:30 pm IST.
Rangers fans can access the match on Rangers TV with the Ibrox team offering a four-game package of 25 GBP. Meanwhile Tottenham supporters can catch the live action via SPURSTV.