Jordan Campbell has been buzzing over the UEFA Europa League draw involving Glasgow Rangers on Friday afternoon.
The Lowdown: Rangers’ Europa League route plotted out
After knocking out Red Star Belgrade 4-2 on aggregate, the Ibrox faithful were drawn against Braga in the quarter-final stage.
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Should they go through again, they will then play either Atalanta or RB Leipzig in the semi-finals, before potentially facing West Ham United, Lyon, Eintracht Frankfurt or Barcelona in the final.
The Latest: Campbell buzzing
Taking to Twitter, The Athletic journalist Campbell was left buzzing with the draw, claiming that it is now an ‘exciting’ month ahead for the Gers, with the quarter-finals set to take place in April. He said:
“Braga, the only other team in the draw not from a big five league, is the best Rangers could have wished for.
“They’ve also avoided Barcelona, Lyon and West Ham who are in the other half of the draw. Exciting month ahead.”
The Verdict: Could go all the way
It is safe to say that the draw was relatively kind to the Light Blues, first of all by drawing Braga, given that they only rank 39th in the UEFA club coefficient table. Several of the other remaining Europa League teams are ranked higher, including the Gers.
They also avoided the likes of Barcelona and Lyon on the other side of the draw, each with a rich history in European competition, and also West Ham, who are flying high once more in the Premier League.
Nonetheless, the draw has presented Rangers with a decent opportunity to go all the way to the final, and maybe even win it.
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