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Balogun Makes Winning Start, Aribo Shines As Rangers Beat Aberdeen In Scottish League Opener

Balogun Makes Winning Start, Aribo Shines As Rangers Beat Aberdeen In Scottish League Opener

Leon Balogun made a winning start to his Rangers career following their 1-0 victory at 10-man Aberdeen on Saturday, in the first game of the 2020/2021 Scottish Professional Football League season, Completesports.com reports.

Also in action for Rangers was Balogun’s Super Eagles teammate Joe Aribo. Both players featured for 90 minutes.

Ryan Kent’s goal on 21 minutes was the difference between the two sides – with Rangers dominating throughout and limiting Aberdeen to very little in front of goal.

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It was just the start Rangers were looking for to build on a strong pre-season, and sends them to Germany for their UEFA Europa League last-16 tie with Bayer Leverkusen.

Aribo almost doubled Rangers lead in injury-time but his effort was cleared off the line by 
Ash Taylor.

And with four minutes to go, Aberdeen were reduced to 10-men with Andy Considine sent for a hefty lunge on substitute Scott Arfield.

Rangers’ next league game comes up next Sunday at home to St. Mirren. 

By James Agberebi

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  • Kingolololo 10 months ago

    Kudos balogun,ive always believed in u.

  • Guess who’s back!
    Nigeria’s best defender

  • Kudos to our boys especially Leon pls where is that foolish animal that was talking rubbish hope he is ashamed of his madness

  • Chairmanfemi 10 months ago

    Just Six days with the team and an established Center back EDMUNDSON was dropped for Leon Balogun. Steven must have been very impressed with what he saw within six days to start Leon over a Defender that played all through the Pre season and was impressive even.

    Rangers fan are singing his praises at the moment and thanking there stars for having him in there team. Very impressive debut. Someone commented “It’s like Balogun is just warming up all through the game. Like he still has more in store for us. What a debut!”. Congratulations Balogun

    To our latest star midfielder ARIBO, Keep Shining. He was one of the best in the team. And the fans see him as one of there star player this season.