'What a lineup', 'We're in for a long evening boys' - Some Bears split over starting XI vs Braga
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Rangers fans react to starting XI for second leg clash vs Braga

Rangers fans have given mixed reactions after Steven Gerrard named his starting XI for the second leg Europa League Round of 32 clash against Braga.

The Gers carry a 3-2 lead over from the first meeting after a stunning late comeback saw them overturn a two-goal deficit at Ibrox. 

Hagi has been retained in the Rangers XI after starting and finishing a dramatic comeback against Braga at Ibrox. (Photo by MB Media/Getty Images)

The difficulty levels will be ramped up once more tonight though, with Braga boasting a near-perfect home record since Ruben Amorim’s appointment as manager.

Ryan Jack was back available after missing the first leg through suspension and there was a big boost on the eve of the game with Borna Barisic declared fit.

However, the manager is light on options at the top end of the pitch, with Jermain Defoe out injured and Alfredo Morelos absent due to suspension.

Morelos picked up a first leg booking which rendered him ineligible for the trip to Portugal. (Photo by MB Media/Getty Images)

In the end, Gerrard made four changes to the side who drew 2-2 with St Johnstone on Sunday afternoon.

Barisic comes back in at left-back in place of Andy Halliday, while George Edmundson is given his first Europa League start ahead of Nikola Katic.

In midfield, Steven Davis comes back in with Joe Aribo dropping to the bench, while Florian Kamberi leads the line instead of Morelos.

Will this side be strong enough to down Braga and see Rangers through to the last 16?

Here’s a selection of reactions from Twitter:

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