Joe Aribo believes Rangers will compete in UEL final despite loss to RB Leipzig

Joe Aribo believes Rangers will compete in UEL final despite loss to RB Leipzig

The Super Eagles midfielder, is confident in Rangers' potential to overcome RB Leipzig in the UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg tie.

The Gers were defeated 1-0 by Leipzig in the first leg on Thursday night, with Jose Tasende scoring a late goal in the 85th minute.

Aribo stated that they can overcome the gap with the assistance of the Ibrox Stadium crowd. 

“I think all the boys are disappointed in the end,” Aribo said to BT Sport.

“We thought we could see the gameout,it’s disappointing to see that goal, but it’s still a good second tie and we’re ready for Ibrox.

“I felt like we could’ve got a goal. We had a few half chances, but didn’t really get the break of the ball. We know what can happen at Ibrox and we’ll have the fans backing us 100 percent so can’t wait for it.”

In 15 Europa League appearances for Giovanni van Bronckhorst's team this season, Aribo has three assists.

Rangers will try and replicate their quarter-final performance against Sporting Braga of Portugal in the second leg of the semifinal.

The Scottish Premiership winners were behind 1-0 in the first leg, but came back to win 3-0 at Ibrox Stadium. 

They'll also need the help of their ardent supporters to go over the hump.

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