Rangers star Ryan Kent has paid tribute to the Ibrox support after the Light Blues booked their place in the last 16 of the Europa League after an electric night on Edmiston Drive.

Two goals from skipper James Tavernier secured a 2-2 draw on the night and a 6-4 aggregate win over Borussia Dortmund, with Kent unplayable in both legs.

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After Ibrox erupted on the final whistle, Kent hailed the impact of the Rangers fans, as he reflected on a breathless 90 minutes.

“It was an incredible game,” Kent said [BT Sport]. “A big shout-out to the fans, they were our twelfth man, they really kept us going right to the end.

“We had to dig deep in that game. We had a lot of difficult moments in the game, but we came away with the result we needed.

“There is no denying they are a very talented team, a lot of class individuals, good technicians, so it was important we stuck together on the field.

“We knew they would attack us, we had chances though, we took two of them, maybe we should have had another one.

“They had to chase the game. That left us some space which we could exploit.”

Kent’s performance deserved a goal last night and the Englishman will have felt he should have had one after his effort was cruelly disallowed by VAR with Rangers thinking they’d gone 3-2 ahead.

With the Europa League last 16 draw taking place later today, it won’t be long until Kent and his Rangers teammates find out who they’ll be facing in the next round in two weeks’ time.

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