Following Rangers’ brilliant 1-1 draw away to Porto in the Europa League, fans have heaped praise on defender Borna Barisic for a phenomenal equalising assist.
After three group games, Steven Gerrard’s men find themselves second in the table with three games remaining – with a home encounter against their Portuguese opponents next on the agenda in Europe.
It was a crucial result in Group G, giving Rangers a slight advantage in their bid to qualify for the knockout rounds.
There were many star performers for the Gers – Filip Helander, Alfredo Morelos, Ryan Jack to name a few – but one player certainly getting deserved plaudits was defender Borna Barisic.
Barisic put the ball on a plate for Morelos to equalise with a De Bruyne-esque cross.
Understandably, fans were ecstatic with the contribution – with that moment of quality seemingly coming from nowhere.
Here’s how they praised the Croatian for one of his finest moments:
Paulo Maldini has a Borna Barisic tattoo!!
— Jamba (@JambaWATP21) October 24, 2019
Looking more and more like the player we wanted when he signed. Getting better game by game and what a performance tonight. 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
— Barney Stinson (@Barney010Stinso) October 24, 2019
Really starting to look 👀 like a world 🌎 class player,Understands what it means to wear the badge keep it up!🔴⚪️🔵🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧 pic.twitter.com/S7CiKg89m9
— Stu (@sturfcno1) October 24, 2019
Some of his passes are just pure class 👌🔴⚪🔵
— Yvonne langan (@langan_yvonne) October 24, 2019
Borna was immense too by the way, whole team were fantastic
— Bubbles (@AndyBaldyblue68) October 24, 2019
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What an amazing player he is
— Donald Twump (@DonaldTwump6) October 24, 2019