Europa League final LIVE: Eintracht Frankfurt vs Rangers updates – Frankfurt start strong in Sevilla

Rangers‘ amazing run to the Europa League final

Follow live construction and updates from the Europa League final in Seville as Rangers Face Eintracht Frankfurt at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium. Fans of both teams poured into southern Spain and more than 150,000 supporters arrived in the city ahead of tonight’s game in what is perhaps the most unexpected European final for a decade.

It’s simply an opportunity not to be missed, and Rangers and Eintracht have the chance to make history after riding dream runs to the final. Rangers are aiming to win their first European trophy in 50 years and will believe they have nothing to fear after knocking out German opposition Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig to reach that stage. Giovanni van Bronckhorst only took over at Ibrox in November, but built on the foundations laid by Steven Gerrard to take the Glasgow club to unexpected heights.

Eintracht Frankfurt may have finished in the bottom half of the Bundesliga table this season, but they too punched above their weight as they knocked out Barcelona and West Ham to reach their first European final in 42 years, and can’t be caught out. the slight. Weather conditions could play a role in the final, which is set to take place in scorching temperatures after a scorching hot day in Seville. Can Rangers handle it? Follow live updates from the Europa League final below:


HT: Eintracht Frankfurt 0-0 Rangers

It’s half-time and everything remains square between Eintracht Frankfurt and Rangers in this Europa League final.

Kostic, Kamada and Knauff all had decent opportunities for Frankfurt which they didn’t take. Aribo saw a superb effort sail just wide for Rangers at the other end.

It’s been an entertaining 45 minutes but it’s still aimless.

Dylan TerryMay 18, 2022 8:52 p.m.


Eintracht Frankfurt 0-0 Rangers

45+5mins: Knauff tries to get past Barisic on the right but the Croatian does sensationally to block the cross and drive away with the ball.

Rangers finally end Frankfurt’s attack as Kamara wins a free-kick from his side.

Looks like we’re going into the break without a goal.

Dylan TerryMay 18, 2022 8:50 p.m.


Eintracht Frankfurt 0-0 Rangers

45+3 mins: LUCK! Great initiative from Rangers who are really starting to appreciate this Europa League final.

Aribo holds the ball superbly and slides it towards Wright. He hands it back to Aribo who finds Jack on the edge of the box but his powerful shot is way over the bar.

A disappointing finish for a silky piece of play from the Scots.

Dylan TerryMay 18, 2022 8:48 p.m.


Eintracht Frankfurt 0-0 Rangers

45′: There will be six minutes of additional time at the end of this first half.

Frankfurt had the clearer chances but Rangers improved as the half progressed.

It is a fascinating watch.

Dylan TerryMay 18, 2022 8:46 p.m.


Eintracht Frankfurt 0-0 Rangers

44 minutes: Barisic sends a nice ball to Aribo who descends into the box under pressure from Tuta. The Rangers striker looks towards the referee as he wants a penalty but he never gets one for it.

This time it’s Frankfurt’s turn to attack. Tavernier loses possession then pulls Borre back. The advantage is played and Frankfurt forces a corner which gives nothing.

Tavernier another lucky player to get away without warning in this first half.

Dylan TerryMay 18, 2022 8:45 p.m.


Eintracht Frankfurt 0-0 Rangers

42 mins: Borre unnecessarily nudges Tavernier onto the near touchline halfway inside the Frankfurt half. It’s another good chance for the Rangers full-back to send a ball into the box.

He swings it but Lundstram fails to get anything at the far post and the danger is temporarily thwarted.

But the Rangers retain possession and maintain their attacks. It’s a good end to the first period for Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s men.

Dylan TerryMay 18, 2022 8:43 p.m.


Eintracht Frankfurt 0-0 Rangers

40 mins: Rangers are growing in this Europa League final.

Wright darts past N’Dicka and tries to send a ball into the box but this time it’s blocked and wide for a throw-in.

Frankfurt were the dominant team for around 20 minutes, but that feeling started to change as half time approached.

Dylan TerryMay 18, 2022 8:41 p.m.


Eintracht Frankfurt 0-0 Rangers

38 mins: CLOSED! Lundstram jumps up to get his head on the ball and it loops over the crossbar before Trapp delivers a hand to flip it over the top.

Five more encouraging minutes for the Scots. They stopped Frankfurt’s momentum.

Dylan TerryMay 18, 2022 8:38 p.m.


Eintracht Frankfurt 0-0 Rangers

36 mins: Jack does a superb job of pressing N’Dicka into the corner and the Frankfurt defender mistakenly dribbles the ball for a corner for Rangers.

The corner comes and Lundstram gets something on it at the back post to stop him drifting for a throw-in. And then there’s a foul from a Frankfurt player.

Good position for Rangers to send the ball into the area.

Dylan TerryMay 18, 2022 8:37 p.m.


Eintracht Frankfurt 0-0 Rangers

35 minutes: New chance for Frankfurt.

They escape with a free kick from Rangers through Kostic. The Serb carries the ball from one penalty area to another before firing a low shot through the goal which drifts a few yards wide. Should have done better.

You think if Frankfurt put their nose in front they could knock out Rangers at the break. The first goal will be so, so crucial in this final.

Dylan TerryMay 18, 2022 8:34 p.m.

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