The UEFA Europa League 2021-22 final will see Eintracht Frankfurt and Rangers battle it out for silverware at the Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán on Thursday, May 19. The match begins at 12:30 AM IST (Indian Standard Time).
Oliver Glasner’s Frankfurt have reached the final of a European competition for the first time since 1980, when they beat Borussia Monchengladbach in the UEFA Cup final on away goals (3-3).
The German side beat West Ham on a 3-1 aggregate to set up a final clash against Rangers. After a 2-1 win in the first leg away at the London Stadium, Eintracht Frankfurt clinched a hard-fought 1-0 win at home thanks to Rafael Borré’s 26th-minute strike.
Scotland’s Rangers, meanwhile, overturned a 0-1 first leg deficit with a dominant 3-1 win against RB Leipzig to book a place in the final.
Goals from James Tavernier, Glen Kamara and John Lundstram in the second leg propelled the Gers to reach a final of a European competition for the fifth time in the club’s history [UEFA Cup/Europa League - 2007–08, 2021-22; UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup - 1960–61, 1966–67, 1971–72].
The UEFA Europa League 2021-22 final will be the first time Eintracht Frankfurt and Rangers meet in the final of a European tournament.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Rangers head-to-head
The Eintracht Frankfurt vs Rangers head-to-head record is dominated by Frankfurt, with two wins in two meetings.
The teams met in the semi-finals of 1959-60 European Cup, with Frankfurt beating Rangers by a 12-4 aggregate.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Rangers head-to-head results
1959/60 - European Cup semi-finals second leg - Rangers 3-6 Frankfurt
1959/60 - European Cup Semi-finals first leg - Frankfurt 6-1 Rangers
Where to watch the UEFA Europa League 2021-22 final live in India?
The UEFA Europa League 2021-22 final, Eintracht Frankfurt vs Rangers, will be telecast on Sony TEN 2 and Sony TEN 2 HD TV channels in India on Thursday, May 19. Coverage begins at 12:30 AM IST (Indian Standard Time).
Live streaming of the UEFA Europa League 2021-22 final in India will be available on the SonyLIV app and website.
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