Aberdeen FC and Glasgow Rangers FC drew 1-1 in the quarterfinal of the Scottish FA Cup at Pittodrie Stadium on 3 March, but are scheduled to return to the Ibrox Stadium on Tuesday night. In the second clash, a winner will definitely be chosen, albeit after extra time or penalties. The winner of the match will face Celtic Glasgow in the semi-finals on 13 April.
Today’s Betting Tips Glasgow Rangers vs Aberdeen
If you look at the table of the Scottish Premiership, there will be a real big game for the spectators on Tuesday: The table second will receive the table third. The two teams have met five times this season in the league, the League Cup and the FA Cup. The Rangers were only able to prevail in the five duels once. With a victory in the replay, however, Glasgow beckons a classic semi-final against their big rival Celtic. Let’s look at the duel Glasgow Rangers vs. Aberdeen on the odds of bookmakers, the odds for an Old Firm in the semi-finals of the Cup are very good. The betting base joins in the preliminary report of this assessment and sets in the FA Cup match Glasgow Rangers. Aberdeen their tip on “Glasgow Rangers victory”.
Even coach Steven Gerrard can not change the balance of power in the Scottish Fubßall, at least not yet. After 29 Premiership matches, Celtic Glasgow are again in first place, ahead of the eighth consecutive championship title. The Rangers are currently eight points behind the leaders and likely to settle for the runner-up title. After all, the Gers under the new coach, who has the say this season in the Ibrox, clearly secured the second place with an advantage of eight points on the third Aberdeen. In addition, the Rangers could win with the former Liverpool professional coach in December for the first time in six years, an Old Firm against Celtic. In addition, a title win in the cup is possible. With 33 victories in the Scottish Cup, the Rangers are also the number two in Scotland behind Celtic. The city rival is currently at 38 Cup victories. The final title of the Rangers in the FA Cup dates back to 2009. In the final, the Gers were the last time 2015/16, but lost there against Hibernian Edinburgh.
The good form of the Gers gives hope. For eleven competitive games, the men of coach Steven Gerrard are without defeat. Overall, there was only one defeat for the Rangers in the last 17 mandatory games. Thus, quite a few in the quarterfinal replay Glasgow Rangers speaks against Aberdeen for a prediction on the hosts. In addition, the Rangers Rangers are home strong. In 14 league home games there were ten wins, three draws and only one defeat. The goal difference in the Ibrox stands at 36: 6. The dress rehearsal in the league for the cup game did not work out completely: Already last Friday, the Rangers had to settle for a 1-1 at Hibernian FC. Last week, the contract with striker Alfredo Morelos was extended. The Colombian international had aroused the interest of some top European clubs through good performances.
Expected lineup of Glasgow Rangers:
⇒ McGregor – Barisic, Worrall, Goldson, Tavernier – Davis, Jack – Kent, Arfield, Candelas – Morelos
Last matches of Glasgow Rangers:
⚽ 08.03.2019 – Hibernian vs. FC. Glasgow Rangers 1: 1 (Premiership)
⚽ 03.03.2019 – Aberdeen vs. FC Glasgow Rangers 1: 1 (FA Cup)
⚽ 27.02.2019 – Glasgow Rangers vs. FC Dundee 4: 0 (Premiership)
⚽ 24.02.2019 – Hamilton Academic Vs. Glasgow Rangers 0: 5 (Premiership)
⚽ 20.02.2019 – Rangers Glasgow vs FC Kilmarnock 5: 0 (FA Cup)
Aberdeen – Statistics & Current Form
The Dons are also longing for a title in the FA Cup. Aberdeen FC have won the Scottish Cup seven times in their club history so far. The last victory comes from the year 1990. After the men of coach Derek McInnes have missed in their own Pittodrie Stadium, against the Rangers to make the semi-finals clear, the AFC now relies on its away strength. With 27 points from 14 games Aberdeen is the best away team in the Scottish league. There have been eight wins, three draws and three defeats on opponent’s field this season. Nevertheless, it seems that the Dons in the Premiership lost the fight for the number two in Scotland against the Rangers. After 29 games completed, the men of coach McInnes are eight points behind the Rangers.
Aberdeen also struggled a bit in the last few weeks. In the past five competitive games, there was only one victory. At home, it was enough to only a threesome in the youngest eight competitive games. Away, the Dons are unbeaten for eight games against it. The men of Aberdeen FC drove to Glasgow on Sunday, but to the league match at Celtic Glasgow. After seven away wins in a row, the AFC had to settle for the Green-Whites with a 0-0. The goalless draw had been Celtic’s first league home game this season, which the champions and league leaders did not win. So the men from Aberdeen go very confidently in the replay against the other club from Glasgow. Due to a ban, the Dons have to do without their top striker Cosgrove on Tuesday.
Expected formation of Aberdeen:
⇒ Lewis – Lowe, McKenna, Considine, Ball – Shinnie, Ferguson – McLennan, Stewart, Steven – Campbell
Last Games by Aberdeen:
⚽ 09.03.2019 – Celtic Glasgow. vs Aberdeen 0-0 (Premiership)
⚽ 03.03.2019 – Aberdeen vs. FC Glasgow Rangers 1: 1 (FA Cup)
⚽ 27.02.2019 – Aberdeen vs. FC Hamilton Academical 0: 2 (Premiership)
⚽ 23.02.2019 – FC St. Johnstone vs. FC Aberdeen 0-2 (Premiership)
⚽ 16.02.2019 – Aberdeen vs St. Mirren 2: 2 (Premiership)
Glasgow Rangers vs Aberdeen Direct Comparison
There have been 80 duels between Rangers and Aberdeen in history. With 48 wins, 21 draws and only eleven defeats the club from Glasgow is in direct comparison in front. Of the last six games against Aberdeen, the Gers but only one could win. In the 2018/19 season, RFC and AFC have met five times. Four times they met in Aberdeen. There were two draws, a home win and a success for Glasgow. In December, Aberdeen traveled to Ibrox Park for the only time this season, winning 1-0 away. On Sunday a week ago, then rose to the quarter-finals in the cup. Cosgrove put the home team 1-0 in the 11th minute with a penalty kick. Worrall’s equalizer in the 49th minute means a repeat game.
Glasgow Rangers vs Aberdeen Our Betting Tips Explained
There’s a lot at stake on Tuesday night. Both clubs want to win the cup after the train has left in the championship. In addition, the Rangers want revenge, after they had lost in October 0: 1 in the League Cup semi-final against Aberdeen. For safety reasons, the guest fans officially got only 850 tickets for the game on Tuesday. The direct comparison, especially from this season, and the away strength speak for the guests. The loss of Cosgrove will hit the guests hard.
Key Facts – Glasgow Rangers vs Aberdeen tips
⇒ The Rangers have been unbeaten in 11 competitive matches
⇒ The Dons are unbeaten away for eight competitive games away
⇒ Both teams meet on Tuesday for the sixth time this season
The Rangers, who have been in good form in recent weeks, receive the best away team in the Scottish league. The Dons know how strong they are abroad and start their guest games with a correspondingly high level of self-confidence. This season, the men of coach Gerrard have sometimes done very hard with Aberdeen. That will probably be the case again this time. We expect a close game. The home advantage could be the tip of the scales in a close duel. In addition, the guests have to do without top striker Cosgrove.
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