Draw Ends, Rangers FC vs PSV Eindhoven UEFA Qualifiers
This match attracted a little attention because the coach of both teams was a former Dutch national team player at that time. Rangers had to accept the reality with the match ending in a 2-2 draw in the first leg of the 2022/2023 Champions League play-off.
Rangers with their coach Giovanni van Bronckhorst, and PSV under the guidance of Dutch national team goal-hungry striker Ruud van Nistelrooy.
After 4 minutes of the match, PSV had a chance to score, but did not score because the shot bounced over the bar. And in the 37th minute when the situation was deemed impossible and cornered PSV instead got a score with Jordan Teze who set up
But it did not last long the lead was followed by a draw by Rangers 3 minutes later leveling the position for a goal using a cross from James Tavernier. And the scores of these two teams were even until the end of the match in the first half.
And then in the second half PSV had another chance to score and it happened in the 53rd minute but the shot went wide. And in the 70th minute Rangers took the lead with Lawrence curling a powerful free-kick that went straight into the arms of goalkeeper Walter Benitez. Unfortunately, Benitez's catch was not perfect and the ball rolled into the net.
And then PSV managed to equalize in the 78th minute scoring a goal with a pass from Cody Gakpo. And the score ended in a draw until the end of the game.