Rangers’ European hopes hang in the balance ahead of their return to Europa League fixtures on TV this weekend.
The Gers are third in Group A, level on points with this week’s opponents Sparta Prague, and know that a victory would go a long way towards progression and defeat would all-but end their hopes.
New boss Giovanni van Bronckhorst wasn’t in the dug-out for his team’s shock 3-1 defeat to Hibernian in the Scottish League Cup semi-finals at the weekend.
The Dutchman will be determined to hit the ground running with a victory at an inevitably fired-up Ibrox on Thursday night as they ring in the new post-Steven Gerrard era.
Sparta Prague started their European campaign brightly with a victory over Rangers in the reverse fixture, but two expected defeats against Lyon have left them in the lurch.
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When is Rangers v Sparta Prague?
Rangers v Sparta Prague will take place on Thursday 25th November 2021.
Check out our live football on TV guide for more times and information.
What time is kick-off?
Rangers v Sparta Prague will kick off at 8pm.
There are numerous Europa League games taking place this week, plus Mura v Tottenham in the Europa Conference League.
What TV channel is Rangers v Sparta Prague on?
The game will be shown live on BT Sport 3 from 7:45pm.
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How to live stream Rangers v Sparta Prague online
You can watch the match with a BT Sport monthly pass without signing up to a contract.
Regular subscribers can also stream matches via the BT Sport website or BT Sport app on a variety of devices including laptops, smartphones and tablets.
Rangers v Sparta Prague team news
Rangers predicted XI: McGregor; Tavernier, Goldson, Balogun, Barisic; Kamara, Lundstram, Davis; Aribo, Morelos, Roofe
Sparta Prague predicted XI: Nita; Vindheim, Panak, Hancko, Polidar; Pavelka, Sacek; Pesek, Hlozek, Haraslin; Minchev
Rangers v Sparta Prague odds
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Our prediction: Rangers v Sparta Prague
Rangers players must respond positively to a rough couple of weeks from their perspective.
It remains to be seen just how much of an impact Gerrard’s departure will have on their season, but clearly the Hibs result was not how the fans will have wanted their men to respond.
Ibrox will be rocking and the players must deliver a big performance to offer hope for the weeks ahead, but Sparta Prague are not to be taken lightly. Expect a cagey one.