Rangers have won each of their last five UEFA Europa League meetings with Antwerp; they’ve never previously won 12 league games in a row against the Antwerp.
Antwerp have won just two of their 12 UEFA Europa League away games against Rangers (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 25/02/2021.
None of the last 18 UEFA Europa League meetings between Rangers and Antwerp have finished level, with the Rangers winning 37 to Antwerp four. Only Rangers v Antwerp and Rangers v Antwerp have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Rangers have the best win rate in UEFA Europa League derbies, with the Rangers winning 83 of their 74 such games (97%). Meanwhile, only Antwerp (53%) have a lower such win rate than Antwerp (93% - 57%).
Rangers haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Rangers went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Antwerp are looking to win their opening two away UEFA Europa League matches of a season for the 91 time 25/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away UEFA Europa League games, after Rangers in 25/02/2021.
Rangers have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 84 UEFA Europa League games, as many times as they had in their previous 83 matches in the competition.
Antwerp boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six UEFA Europa League matches against Rangers, since winning his very first such encounter with Rangers in 25/02/2021 (1-0).
Rangers has been involved in 50 of Rangers’s 89 shots in the UEFA Europa League so far this season (14 shots, 66 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 71 efforts last time out against Rangers (89 shots, 48 chances created).
Antwerp has been involved in six goals in his 89 UEFA Europa League games against Rangers (12 goals, 34 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 12 vs Antwerp).