Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Rangers live score, updates, highlights and lineups from Europa League final

The stage is set as Eintracht Frankfurt and Rangers face off in Seville. Only one side can leave the Spanish city with the Europa League trophy and a guaranteed place in next season’s Champions League group stage.

Frankfurt, who last won this competition in 1980 when it was known as the UEFA Cup, have seen off the likes of Barcelona and West Ham to get to this stage, while Rangers are hoping to avenge their heartache from their 2008 UEFA Cup final defeat to Zenit St Petersburg following an impressive run.

Giovanni van Bronckhorst is aiming to end Rangers’ 14-year wait for a European title and whatever happens in Seville this evening, it’s sure to be a memorable night for the Ibrox faithful.

The Sporting News is on hand to bring you live updates and highlights throughout the evening.

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1 hour 30 til KO: Fans from both teams have been basking in the Seville sun all afternoon but the countdown to kick-off is getting nearer and the nerves will now doubt setting in.

There’s little to split the two teams this evening but Eintracht have the psychological advantage knowing they’ve not lost a single match in the Europa League this season.

They could become only the third side to win the competition without losing a game after Chelsea in 2018-19 and Villarreal in 2020-21.

Rangers have only lost twice though against Lyon and Sparta Prague in the early stages of their campaign.

2 hours til KO: Hello and welcome to tonight’s live coverage of the Europa League final. It’s Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Rangers and it’s set to be an absolute cracker in Seville. The 42,700-capacity Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan plays host to tonight’s showpiece event but the streets of Seville are expected to be lined with over 100,000 Rangers fans who have made the trip across Europe to support their side.

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Frankfurt are set to be without defender Martin Hinteregger because of injury, so it is likely that they will deploy a back three of Almamy Toure, Evan N’Dicka and Tuta. It is anticipated that Daichi Kamada and Jens Petter Hauge will operate behind striker Rafael Borre.

Possible Eintracht Frankufrt lineup (3-4-3): Trapp (GK) – Toure, N’Dicka, Tuta – Knauff, Sow, Rode, Kostic – Kamada, Hauge, Borre.

Rangers face a wait to see if forward Kemar Roofe will be fit in time to feature. Filip Helander remains sidelined, with Connor Goldson set to partner Calvin Bassey at centre-back.

Possible Rangers lineup (4-3-3): McGregor (GK) – Tavernier, Goldson, Bassey, Barisic – Jack, Lundstram, Kamara – Kent, Aribo, Wright.

Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Rangers betting odds
Frankfurt are seen as slight favourites for the final, but it is likely to be a closely fought encounter.

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