The hosts are heading into the match on the back of a 2-1 win at Blackpool last Saturday, while West Ham were held to a 1-1 draw by Reading on the same day.
Rangers will host West Ham United in a pre-season friendly at Ibrox Stadium on Tuesday. The hosts are heading into the match on the back of a 2-1 win at Blackpool last Saturday, while West Ham were held to a 1-1 draw by Reading on the same day. The Hammers are getting ready to play their fifth friendly of the summer, while the Rangers are going to play only their second. The Teddy Bears finished second in the Scottish Premier League table last term and conceded the league title to Celtic. Meanwhile West Ham had an impressive 2021-22 Premier League campaign, securing a Europa Conference League qualification by finishing seventh in the standings.
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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. Meanwhile the Teddy Bears managed to beat Hearts 2-0 in the Scottish Cup final and secure their only major title of last season. After the West Ham game, Rangers will face Tottenham Hotspur next Saturday before beginning their new Scottish League campaign against Livingston on July 30.
West Ham began their pre-season with a convincing 2-0 win over Servette, played out a 1-1 draw against Boreham wood before defeating Ipswich 2-1 and then shared the spoils against Reading in their recent outing. David Moyes’ side will also take on Luton Town and Lens before beginning their new Premier League season at home against defending champions Manchester City on August 7.
Rangers’ new arrivals Rabbi Matondo, Tom Lawrence and John Souttar all featured against Blackpool and are likely to get more game-time in order to gel with the team. The Scottish outfit have also sealed a loan deal for Bayern Munich midfielder Malik Tillman and the 20-year-old could make his debut on Tuesday. Ianis Hagi is sidelined with a knee injury, while Kemar Roofe, Filip Helander and Alfredo Morelos are also out with injuries. As for West Ham, Craig Dawson and Tomas Soucek are doubtful because of minor injury problems. Angelo Ogbonna is slowly regaining match-fitness after recovering from a long-term knee injury.
Rangers probable starting lineup: McGregor; Tavernier, Goldson, Scouttar, Barisic; Jack, Kamara, Lundstram; Lawrence, Colak, Kent
West Ham United probable starting lineup: Fabianski, Coufal, Couma, Aguerd, Cresswell; rice, Downes; Bowen, Fornals, Benrahama; antonio
The Pre-season friendly match betweenRangers and West Ham United will take place at Ibrox stadium on Wednesday at 12:15 am IST.
Live streaming of the match will be available on Rangers TV. Meanwhile subscribers can also catch the live action on WHUFC.com and WHUFC app.