Club Friendly: Rangers hold Arsenal to 2-2 draw

  • Rangers play to 2-2 draw against Arsenal
  • Steven Gerrard’s side went ahead through defender Leon Balogun in the first half
  • New signing Nuno Tavares equalized for Arsenal as the match went on
  • Rangers went ahead through Cedric Itten before substitute Eddie Nketiah drew level for Arsenal

Scottish champions Rangers play out to a 2-2 draw against Premier League side Arsenal.

In a preseason friendly, the Gunners had to come back from behind twice to settle for a two-all draw.

Rangers went ahead in the opening minutes of first half when Leon Balogun glanced in a header from James Tavernier’s corner to open the scoring.

Arsenal slowly got back int the match, controlling possession and creating chances but could not get the final ball.

Mikel Arteta’s side would get the equalizer in the 23rd minute through new signing Nuno Tavares who was making his debut for the North London side.

The Scottish side would get the lead later in the second half through a corner by Glen Middleton which Cedric Itten headed into the net.

Substitute Eddie Nketiah would save the Gunners blushed of another pre-season friendly loss when he rifled a left shot into the net in the 83rd minute.