Rangers v Sparta Prague: Pick of the stats

  • Rangers have won their two previous home European games against Sparta Prague, beating them 2-1 in the 1991-92 European Cup and 2-0 in the 2021-22 UEFA Europa League.

  • Sparta Prague have won three of their last four away European games against Scottish teams (L1), beating Airdrieonians (1992-93, Cup Winners’ Cup), Hearts (2006-07, UEFA Cup) and Celtic (2020-21, UEFA Europa League) but lost their most recent game against Rangers in 2021-22.

  • In all European competitions including qualifiers, Sparta Prague have lost 15 of their last 18 away matches (W1 D2). Their one win, however, was in Scotland back in November 2020, beating Celtic 4-1 in a UEFA Europa League match.

  • Rangers’ Abdallah Sima has scored six goals in his last 12 UEFA Europa League starts across spells with the Gers and Slavia Prague. He also scored two goals in his only league appearance against Sparta Prague when he played for Slavia, doing so in a 3-0 win in December 2020.