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Gerrard urges Rangers to put on Ibrox show

18th July 2019, 07:42 by Tom McGarry

Steven Gerrard wants his Rangers side to put on a show for the supporters during the Europa League clash with St Joseph's on Thursday.

The Gers will head into the second leg of their first qualifying round tie already holding a 4-0 advantage from last week's reverse match in Gibraltar.

That result came either side of impressive wins over Oxford and Marseille in pre-season, with Gerrard hopeful his side can produce another convincing display.

"It's a game we want to try and keep a clean sheet in, want to try and entertain the fans and get a good, strong, positive win and keep this momentum going because we have started pre-season really strong," the former Liverpool star said.

Gerrard has also confirmed he plans to rotate his starting line-up from last week's first leg, but he does not feel it will weaken his side as he has competition for places all over the pitch.

He added: "We will have a strong team out, I think the squad is in a position now where changes won't make us any weaker because we are close to being like for like in the majority of the positions."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Tom McGarry completed his sports journalist degree in 2011,and has since has become an integral part of the editorial and audio team. He is passionate about all things sport, particularly football, and is a lifelong supporter of his hometown club Carlisle United.

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