Football

Video: Steven Gerrard Criticises Matt Polster for ‘Extremely Disappointing’ Leverkusen Goal

Video: Steven Gerrard Criticises Matt Polster for ‘Extremely Disappointing’ Leverkusen Goal

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has criticised Matt Polster for his defending in the build-up to one of Bayer Leverkusen‘s goals tonight.

The Ibrox club welcomed the classy Bundesliga outfit to Glasgow for this evening’s Europa League last-16 first-leg tie and were comfortably beaten 3-1 by their superior Bundesliga opponents.

Kai Havertz, Charles Aranguiz and Leo Bailey scored for Leverkuse, with George Edmundson pulling back what looks little more than a consolation goal in the complexion of the overall tie, but whilst Gerrard admitted his players were up against a ‘class’ side, he seemed pretty upset by the defending for Bailey’s late strike, which made it 3-1.

In his post-match interview with BT Sport, the Gers gaffer singled-out Polster and his ‘disappointing’ defending before the Jamaican winger slammed the ball past a helpless Allan McGregor:

Do you seen any way back for Rangers in next week’s second-leg, if it’s even played at all?

Let us know in the comments section below…

More in Football

Video: Steven Gerrard Is Not Having Any Questions About Alfredo Morelos

Jonny BoyleAugust 1, 2020

Two Aberdeen Fans Come Up With Creative Way to Watch Rangers Game in Person

Jonny BoyleAugust 1, 2020

Why Frank Lampard Deserves Huge Credit if Chelsea Grab Champions League Spot

Jonny BoyleJuly 16, 2020

How Successful Has the Return of the Bundesliga Been?

Jonny BoyleJune 17, 2020

Why Bayern Munich May Be One More Tough Test Away From the Bundesliga Title

Jonny BoyleJune 3, 2020

Are Hakim Ziyech’s Comments About the 2018-19 Champions League Final Fair?

Jonny BoyleJune 2, 2020

EFL League One Playoff Decision Puts Paul Lambert’s Ipswich Position at Risk

Jonny BoyleJune 2, 2020

Fun Things That Sports Fans Can Do At Home During The Coronavirus Lockdown

Jonny BoyleMay 18, 2020

Bookmakers Will Be Watching Closely as Footballing Authorities Decided Season Outcome

Daniel CawApril 10, 2020