Honest Opinions how do think the Group will pan out?

RainMan1972

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If I was forced to predict I would say;

Porto 3-1 Gers
Young Boys 1-1 Feyenoord

Gers 1-1 Porto
Feyenoord 2-1 Young Boys

Feyenoord 2-1 Gers
Young Boys 1-2 Porto

Gers 2-0 Young Boys
Porto 1-0 Feyenoord

Group Table;

Porto 13
Feyenoord 10
Rangers 7
Young Boys 4


After managing to win at home to Porto, Feyenoord are well placed to pick up maximum points at home. We are probably going to need to win one of the games V Porto, if we do that then we are right back in it with a great chance. A massive night at Ibrox v Porto and we have a chance.

I think for us it’s all about trying to get to that last game at home to Young Boys knowing that a win gives us a good chance of qualifying (If Porto Win at home to Feyenoord also)

I personally don’t think we will qualify, desperately hope I’m wrong and we do it.
 

Germlin

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Prefer to be wrong. Think we will win one more game, ending on six points and go out. Probably beat Young Boys. Last night was, I think, a hammer blow.
 

Arminius

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Official Ticketer
Truthfully, I think we blew our chances last night.

I hate saying that, but I’ve seen this Rangers movie too often before. You have to win your home games and ruthlessly capitalise on any chances of away points to get out of the groups in any european competition.

I’m sorry to say it, but I just can’t see us getting to the knock out stages now. Of course, we still have a lot to play for, but I truthfully think last night will prove costly. Not defeatist. Just being realistic.
 

Cambuslangger

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It's all to play for. Just like the recent OF result I would rather have the mare early and have a chance to rectify it....learn to fail or fail to learn...mon the teddys!
 

A1bertz

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We have potentially 4 more points to come.
Not a hope in hell we go to Holland or Portugal and win. If we are lucky we could get a point from Porto at Ibrox and then close with a win when the group is decided already in December against Young Boys.
 

jprfc

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2 wins and a draw from remaining games would probably be enough...i can't see it but hope to be proved wrong
 

Prod Wallace

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Nine points and qualification.

Porto home
Young Boys home
Feyenord away

All wins.

What I have said will have zero impact on the results, but I believe we can pick up that run of results.
 

Expatbear

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I think the Porto result last night was just as bad for us as our own. Was hoping Porto would clean sweep the other two and we could sneak through with 7 points. We need a result in Holland now
 

PortoyMortoy

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Porto will go through and the game yesterday was to decide who is in the drivers seat for the 2nd spot, with the injuries they're dealing with it was the perfect time to keep a gap between us and them and we fucked it through naivety.

Hard to see us getting 3 points in a back to back against a team that was in the last 8 of the Champions League the previous 2 seasons so unless Feyenoord and Young Boys draw their back to backs i reckon that back to back will tell us who were battling for 3rd in the group. If we're able to beat Porto once maybe the outlook wont be so negative as long as one of YB/FN dont win both but i just dont see us doing that, the Feyenoord game XG was heavily favoring Porto and that suggest it was just bad luck instead of something that happen more than the once in the group
 

Trigga34

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Great chance to go through good enough to win both home games for me, but we always make it hard for ourselves.
 

jaws73

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Official Ticketer
Don't think we will qualify but points mean increased co-efficient and dosh so we must pick up as many as we can regardless of our qualification prospects. Every game counts.
 

ms1872

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Win our home games and a draw away we’ll go through. I can’t see Porto or young boys beating us at home. We absolutely bartered Feyenoord who arguably Were reported second best team in the group which we won convincingly and they were lucky it was only 1. If anyone read their players statements after the game will realise why our fans need to turn up.
Even there vice captain admitted they couldn’t deal with the atmosphere, that’s what should get us up for every game.
We’re the 12th man now prove it. Our away fans show it all the time, now it’s the home support Time to prove it
 

Rab_bear

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I reckon we'll win away in Porto but drop points at Ibrox in a game just like last night. There was a thread not long about trusting this Rangers side. Right now, I don't.
You reckon we’ll get 4 points including an away win to Porto yet you still don’t trust the side?!!!
 

Yoda

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I'm thinking win both remaining home games qualify via a better head to head than someone

Thoughts?
We need to take points from the next head to head against Porto and the number of points we take will then provide more of an indication of where we end up. The group is wide open, if we can beat Porto and YB at Ibrox we are still in the mix. However, the fact we are back in the Europe League and competing at this level is a huge step forward and no one should forget this.
 

tottie beck

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We'll probably end up with five points. A win over Young Boys at home, and a draw in the home tie with Porto. If we cant take anything from Young Boys in Bern, I cant see us taking anything in Rotterdam or Oporto.

Feyenoord will be YBB in both legs, and Porto will do the same, therefore Porto & Feyenoord will qualify.
 

ElBarrileteCosmico

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We'll probably end up with five points. A win over Young Boys at home, and a draw in the home tie with Porto. If we cant take anything from Young Boys in Bern, I cant see us taking anything in Rotterdam or Oporto.

Feyenoord will be YBB in both legs, and Porto will do the same, therefore Porto & Feyenoord will qualify.
You think we'll end up with 5 points from 2 wins and a draw?

We should be awarded the cup and some sort of mathematics Nobel prize if we manage that feat that defies any sort of logic.
 

RainMan1972

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We'll probably end up with five points. A win over Young Boys at home, and a draw in the home tie with Porto. If we cant take anything from Young Boys in Bern, I cant see us taking anything in Rotterdam or Oporto.

Feyenoord will be YBB in both legs, and Porto will do the same, therefore Porto & Feyenoord will qualify.
I think your spot on with your points total for us.

To be fair when the group got drawn it was clear how difficult it was, a real step up from last seasons group. 2 wins and a draw from it isn’t horrendous.
 

Mason Boyne

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My opinion has not changed since the draw.
It is a hard group and any of the four could qualify.
We need to be at the top of our game 100% of the time in every game.
 

Grommitt

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Official Ticketer
There is always a moment when you realise you have just thrown away a winning chance in a match, a chance to get to the next round of a cup competition, a league title, a group qualification chance or whatever.

For me, that moment came in the 94th minute last night.
 

Graemeh89

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I think we will struggle to qualify now , we had 4 points at this stage last season and never made it , last night will come back to haunt us IMO
 

Rudolph Hucker

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4th

Tactical naivety and defenders prone to making terrible mistakes in big games will cost us. Thursday was only a surprise in that people were surprised. None of the culprits on or off the pitch seem to be learning.
 

shortie_0809

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Beat Young boys and Porto at home. Draw the 2 away and qualify Young’s boys game was an individual mistake can see the team being happy about that so will come
Back fighting
 

Awaydays72

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Gerrard has our players right up for the European games, and when we play at Ibrox we are seem right up for it, so 6 points at home is very possible, and we are very capable of taking points away from home as-well.
It’s a tight group, and I think it’ll come down to being in our own hands to qualify come match day 6, against YB at Ibrox, which I would have accepted when the draw against StJoesphs was made back in June.
 

Govan_derry

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I reckon we won’t qualify. Our objective this season is to win the league and a couple less games in Europe might not be a bad thing.
 
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