RB Leipzig vs Rangers: TV channel, live stream, kick-off time, team news for BIG Europa League semi-final tie

RANGERS are THREE matches away from achieving European glory for the first time since 1972 – but they have to overcome the hurdle of RB Leipzig beforehand.

The Gers needed extra-time to scrape a 3-2 aggregate win over Portuguese side Braga in the quarter-finals.

And they did it the hard way by overturning an initial one goal deficit from the first leg.

However, German outfit RB Leipzig are set to be a completely different proposition for Rangers to have to deal with.

Especially as the Bundesliga side have only lost two in their last 16 games across all competitions.

What time does RB Leipzig vs Rangers kick-off?

  • RB Leipzig take on Rangers THIS THURSDAY – April 28.
  • The match is scheduled to kick-off at 8pm UK time – 9pm locally.
  • Red Bull Arena is the selected venue for the first leg which can hold up to approximately 47,000 supporters.
  • Rangers last encountered Leipzig in a club friendly five years ago and the German outfit ran out comfortable 4-0 winners.

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What TV channel is RB Leipzig vs Rangers on and can I live stream it?

  • RB Leipzig vs Rangers will be broadcasted live on BT Sport 2 and BT Sport Ultimate.
  • Coverage commences from 7pm UK time – one hour before kick-off.
  • Subscription members have the option of streaming the game live via the BT Sport website or app.

Team news

RB Leipzig have a number of suspension issues with Kevin Kampl, Mohamed Simakan and Willi Orban all unavailable.

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However, Nordi Mukiele and Lukas Klostermann should both be fully fit to retake their positions in the starting line-up.

As well as Andre Silva who is likely to partner sought-after striker Christopher Nkunku.

Elsewhere, Rangers will have to cope without, Aaron Ramsey who is struggling with a muscular injury whilst Kemar Roofe and Alfredo Morelos who are set to be out long-term.

But the trio of John Lundstram, Ryan Kent and Joe Aribo are expected to return having being rested on the weekend.

Latest odds

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  • RB Leipzig to win 1/3
  • Draw 15/4
  • Rangers 15/2

To qualify (incl ET and Pen)

  • RB Leipzig to win 1/4
  • Rangers to win 14/5

*Odds courtesy of Betfair are correct as of Tuesday, April 26

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