Rangers star Borna Barisic has admitted that Feyenoord’s win over Porto last night in the Europa League makes the agonising 2-1 defeat by Young Boys seem “not so bad” with all four teams in the group now on three points.
The Croatian international is confident the Gers can bounce back in their next game against Porto and insists he “saw enough” against Young Boys to believe Rangers can get a result in three weeks.
“I saw that Feyenoord won their game with Porto so now every team is sitting on three points. When you look at the table and see that then maybe it’s not so bad,” Barisic said as quoted by The Herald.
“Yes, of course, I saw enough in this performance to believe we can achieve a result against Porto.
“Who you play against Europa League teams then you need to look at all of the details.
“I believe we can go through to the next stage and progress from this group but we need to be better in some areas. In the Europa League if we make mistakes then we’ll be punished but that’s the process, we need to learn. I think in the next game we’ll be much better.”
Barisic was one of Rangers better performers last night on a disappointing night for Steven Gerrard’s side and the Croatian seems to have nailed down the left-back spot.
Despite losing last night, there’s still a great chance for the Gers to reach the knockout phase but they can’t afford to lose when Porto visit Glasgow.
If Gerrard’s side can take maximum points at home and pick up a draw in Portugal or away Feyenoord they should put themselves in a decent position.