Europa League Semi-final: Angelino’s stunning volley gives Leipzig a slender 1st Leg ADVANTAGE, Watch RB Leipzig beat Rangers HIGHLIGHTS

Europa League Semi-final: RB Leipzig beat Rangers HIGHLIGHTS – A stunning volley from Angelino gave RB Leipzig a 1-0 win in the first leg…

Europa League Semi-final: Angelino's stunning volley gives Leipzig a slender 1st Leg ADVANTAGE, Watch RB Leipzig beat Rangers HIGHLIGHTS
Europa League Semi-final: Angelino's stunning volley gives Leipzig a slender 1st Leg ADVANTAGE, Watch RB Leipzig beat Rangers HIGHLIGHTS

Europa League Semi-final: RB Leipzig beat Rangers HIGHLIGHTS – A stunning volley from Angelino gave RB Leipzig a 1-0 win in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final with Rangers on Thursday. Follow InsideSport.IN for the latest sports news and updates.

Europa League Semi-final: Angelino’s stunning volley gives Leipzig a slender 1st Leg ADVANTAGE, Watch RB Leipzig beat Rangers HIGHLIGHTS

Europa League Semi-final: Angelino’s stunning volley gives Leipzig a slender 1st Leg ADVANTAGE

Despite a dominant start, the closest Leipzig came in the first half was when Konrad Laimer managed to break down the left side of the Rangers penalty area, but his shot was well blocked by Connor Goldson.

The Scottish side were happy to sit deep and try and release Ryan Kent and Scott Wright with long balls, which could explain why their pass completion percentage in the first half was just 66.9.

Europa League Semi-final: Angelino's stunning volley gives Leipzig a slender 1st Leg ADVANTAGE, Watch RB Leipzig beat Rangers HIGHLIGHTS
Europa League Semi-final: Angelino’s stunning volley gives Leipzig a slender 1st Leg ADVANTAGE, Watch RB Leipzig beat Rangers HIGHLIGHTS

Giovanni Van Bronckhorst’s side had their first real chance early in the second half when Kent received the ball in space on the left, before beating his man on the outside and firing a shot across Peter Gulacsi’s goal, but wide.

Europa League Semi-final: Watch RB Leipzig beat Rangers HIGHLIGHTS

The first shot on target arrived in the 53rd minute as Nkunku hit a strong effort from just outside the box, which Allan McGregor palmed away, with the former Paris Saint-Germain attacker then somehow missing the target after rounding McGregor with 20 minutes to go.

The deadlock was finally broken in the 85th minute when a corner from Nkunku was headed away by Fashion Sakala, only for Angelino to volley the ball back through everyone and past the despairing dive of McGregor as the German side take a slender lead to Scotland.

Europa League Semi-final: Angelino's stunning volley gives Leipzig a slender 1st Leg ADVANTAGE, Watch RB Leipzig beat Rangers HIGHLIGHTS
Europa League Semi-final: Angelino’s stunning volley gives Leipzig a slender 1st Leg ADVANTAGE, Watch RB Leipzig beat Rangers HIGHLIGHTS
Nkunku struggles to impose talent

Nkunku has been a sensation this season, and it is no wonder he is constantly being linked with a big-money move to one of European football’s giants.

Rangers managed him relatively well, though, on this night, despite his surprising miss in the second half after getting away from McGregor.

The 24-year-old had four shots on the night, with just one on target, and lost the ball 14 times without winning it back once.

What’s next?

Leipzig have the one-goal advantage going into the second leg, which will take place in a week’s time at the Ibrox Stadium. Both sides are in league action before that; Leipzig travel to Borussia Monchengladbach in the Bundesliga, while Rangers face their rivals Celtic in the Scottish Premiership.

Europa League Semi-final: Angelino’s stunning volley gives Leipzig a slender 1st Leg ADVANTAGE, Watch RB Leipzig beat Rangers HIGHLIGHTS

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