Rangers vs Benfica Match Preview
On Thursday evening (UK time) 26 November, Rangers will be taking on Benfica at Ibrox Stadium with a 8:00pm kick-off. This is a Europa League fixture.
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Head To Head
In the most recent head-to-head, Rangers played Benfica earlier this month; it was a Europa League fixture. The match was a draw, with a final score of 3-3.
This was the first match between these two sides in the ten years of data analysed.
There is a total of 49 matches played by Rangers over the course of the last year. They have 35 wins; 8 draws; and 6 losses. To summarise these results, they have a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 71%-16%-12%, in recent form.
Over this period, they have scored 2.2 times per match, on average, while conceding 0.63.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 78% (18 wins) in their 23 home fixtures. 8% (2) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 13% (3) ending in a loss for the home side.
On average they have scored 2.3 goals when at home in this period. They have conceded 0.48.
In recent form, they have a total of 28 goals in their last ten matches and this has led to their current win rate of 90%. Of these ten games, 3 of them have seen both sides score. The number of matches with a total of three goals or more is 4 games in these last ten outings.
They have scored at least once in each of their last 16 matches.
There has been 36 matches played by Benfica over the course of the last year. They have 22 wins; 8 draws; and 6 losses. In percentage terms, they have won 61%, drawn 22%, and lost 16% of their recent matches.
In this period, they have an average of 2.22 goals for, and 1.22 goals against.
Specifically on their recent away record, they have a win rate of 50% (9 wins) from their last 18 away fixtures. 27% (5) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 22% (4) resulting in a loss when they are the away team.
Their away scoring record for this period shows that their average number of goals scored is 1.94 and they have conceded 1.22 on average.
Their recent performance data shows that they have scored a total of 27 goals in their last ten matches and 7 of these matches have been victories. There have been 5 occasions when both Benfica and their opponents have scored. The frequency of matches with three match goals or more is 8 games in their last ten outings.