A number of Rangers fans vented their disgruntlement with one aspect of Steven Gerrard’s team selection upon seeing the starting line-up for this evening’s Europa League clash against Braga after it was shared on Twitter via @RangersFC.
— Rangers Football Club (@RangersFC) February 26, 2020
The starting XI in Portugal showed four changes from Sunday’s 2-2 draw at St Johnstone, with the fit-again Borna Barisic coming in at left-back for Andy Halliday and George Edmundson replacing Nikola Katic at centre-back. As Gerrard had hinted, Florian Kamberi started up top in place of the suspended Alfredo Morelos.
However, the omission of Joe Aribo proved a sore point for many of the Ibrox faithful, with the 23-year-old’s goal at McDiarmid Park three days ago not enough to keep him in the team, with Steven Davis restored to the midfield. A number of ‘Gers fans on Twitter felt that the ex-Charlton man should have been selected in a wide attacking position instead of Ryan Kent, who came into the match having scored just once in his first 10 games in 2020. Here is a flavour of the Rangers fan reaction to Aribo being left out of the starting XI:
Kent starting infront of Aribo is an absolute joke, apart from that It’s the best we have.
Kamberi will nick a goal I can feel it
— lewdinho betting page (@lewdinho) February 26, 2020
4-3-3 and no aribo pic.twitter.com/qOZUWXFZj3
— scott mcaulay🧢 (@scottmcaulay1) February 26, 2020
Aribo should be starting over Kent
Kent’s been rotten
— Grey Ham Durty (@tailsy2) February 26, 2020
I’d have played aribo over kent as he’s got the hight to go for the barisic crosses
— R.mac.55 (@Rmac551) February 26, 2020
Whys aribo no starting hes been playing well🤔
— alanchalmers (@alanchalmers127) February 26, 2020
Aribo wants to talk
— Ali🇹🇩 (@a1872_) February 26, 2020
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