RANGERS head to Lisbon to face Benfica as the Europa League group stage enters the midway point.

The Glasgow side and the Portuguese giants both have 100 per cent records after victories in their opening two games of the section.

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Alfredo Morelos finally found scoring boots for Rangers in their last Europa tieCredit: PA:Press Association

Steven Gerrard’s men picked up a 2-0 win over Standard Liege and a 1-0 victory over Lech Poznan at Ibrox with Benfica defeating the same two sides 4-2 and 3-0.

Rangers head into the game on the back of a 1-0 win over Kilmarnock to extend their unbeaten run and pick up another clean sheet while Benfica suffered a shock 3-0 loss away at Boavista.


When is Benfica vs Rangers?

Rangers travel to face Benfica on Thursday November 5.

The match will be played at the Estadio Da Luz.

Kick-off is 5.55pm.


Is Benfica vs Rangers on TV and can I live stream it?

You can watch the game live on BT Sport 3 with coverage starting at 5.30pm.

If you haven’t already, you can sign up to BT Sport here.

The Euro showdown will also be available to live stream on the BT Sport app.

Alternatively, you can keep up-to-date with all the action on the SunSport LIVE BLOG.


What is Benfica’s form like?

BENFICA: LWWWW

Boavista 3 Benfica 0 (Monday, November 2)

Benfica XI: Vlachodimos, Gilberto, Otamendi, Vertonghen, Tavares, Pizzi, Pires, Taarabt, Everton, Nunez, Waldschmidt.

Benfica 3 Standard Liege 0 (Thursday, October 29)

Benfica XI: Vlachodimos, Goncalves, Otamendi, Vertonghen, Tavares, Pedrinho, Pires, Pizzi, Everton, Waldschmidt, Nunez.

Benfica 2 Belenenses 0 (Monday, October 26)

Benfica XI: Vlachodimos, Gilberto, Otamendi Vertonghen, Grimaldo, Silva, Weigl, Taarabt, Everton, Nunez, Seferovic.

Lech Poznan 2 Benfica 4 (Thursday, 22 October)

Benfica XI: Vlachodimos, Gilberto, Otamendi, Vertonghen, Grimaldo, Pizzi, Pires, Taarabt, Waldschmidt, Nunez, Everton.

Rio Ave 0 Benfica 3 (Sunday, October 18)

Benfica XI: Vlachodimos, Almeida, Otamendi, Vertonghen, Grimaldo, Silva, Pires, Pizzi, Everton, Waldschmidt, Nunez.

What is Rangers’ form like?

RANGERS: WWWWW

Kilmarnock 0 Rangers 1 (Sunday, November 1)

Rangers XI: McGregor, Tavernier (C), Goldson, Helander, Barisic, Arfield, Jack, Aribo, Itten, Morelos, Kent.

Rangers 1 Lech Poznan 0 (Thursday, October 29)

Rangers XI: McGregor, Tavernier (C), Goldson, Balogun, Barisic, Arfield, Davis, Kamara, Hagi, Roofe, Kent.

Rangers 2 Livingston 0 (Sunday, October 25)

Rangers XI: McGregor, Tavernier (C), Goldson, Helander, Bassey, Davis, Jack, Aribo, Hagi, Kent, Defoe.

Standard Liege 0 Rangers 2 (Thursday, October 22)

Rangers XI: McGregor, Tavernier (C), Goldson, Balogun, Barisic, Arfield, Jack, Kamara, Hagi, Morelos, Kent.

Celtic 0 Rangers 2 (Saturday, October 17)

Rangers XI: McGregor, Tavernier (C), Goldson, Helander, Barisic, Arfield, Davis, Kamara, Barker, Morelos, Kent.

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