Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has done his homework on Lech Poznan ahead of tomorrow night’s Europa League group stage clash at Ibrox, sending a warning to his side that the Polish side pose an attacking threat – admitting that thir previous game against Benfica was more like basketball than football.

Poznan fell to a 4-2 defeat at the hands of the Portuguese giants and Gerrard believes there could have been even more goals than the six that were scored.

Rangers Lech Poznan v SL Benfica: Group D - UEFA Europa League
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The Gers boss warned his players they could be ‘hurt’ if they lose their shape tomorrow night as the Ibrox boss looked ahead to the Europa League tie.

“The Poznan Benfica game was very open and I have watched this match extremely closely,” Gerrard said, speaking to Rangers TV.

“There could have been more goals in the game and was almost like a Basketball game with constant attacks.

“We will make sure we are organised and keep our shape as this team can hurt you.”

With three consecutive wins without conceding as much as a shot on target, the Light Blues are in excellent form going into the game against Poznan.

A win at Ibrox would be perfect ahead of the double-header against Benfica and leave Rangers with six points from their opening two games.

Poznan might well be an attacking threat but their recent form suggests they aren’t exactly a strong defensive side so there should definitely be plenty of opportunities for Rangers to exploit.

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