Falkirk v Rangers: Kick-off time, is it on TV, odds, form guide, Betfred Cup match preview, last match, how to stream
Mark Warburton was on the receiving end of a couple of dramatic defeats when Rangers were int h Championship, and Ally McCoist’s side was also eliminated from this competition in September 2011. There’s been a few cup games since then all at Westfield and all falling in Rangers’ favour.
The draw for the Betfred Cup quarter finals will be held following full-time at Falkirk.
Rangers team news: Steven Gerrard is expected to make changes to the side which drew 2-2 with Benfica. Bongani Zungu will be involved if fit while Calvin Bassey is also likely to feature with Borna Barisic rested for Falkirk’s plastic pitch. Joe Aribo missed Thursday night’s Europa League tie due to a minor illness and could return. Niko Katic is a longer-term absentee while George Edmundson and Jordan Jones are both suspended.
Falkirk team news: David McCracken and Lee Miller have an almost complete squad to choose from with Josh Todd, Blair Alston and Aidan Connolly all fit and only Aiden Keena set to miss out.
Form: Falkirk – WWWDWDWW – 3-0; 1-0; 4-0; 2-2; 2-0; 1-1; 3-1.
Rangers – DWWDWWWW – 2-2; 4-0; 8-0; 3-3; 1-0; 1-0; 2-0; 2-0.
Match details: Kick-off 5pm, The Falkirk Stadium, Falkirk
How to watch: The match is live on Premier Sports. Subscriptions cost £9.99 per month. An online stream is also available for £9.99 p/m via Premier Sports. Coverage starts at 4.30pm on Sky channel 412.
Key stat: Scott Arfield is Rangers’ in-form man and began his career at Falkirk, playing 122 times and scoring 16 goals
Referee: Bobby Madden. Referee last took charge of a Falkirk League Cup tie in 2016 when he awarded St Johnstone THREE first half penalties. Has taken charge of Rangers twice this season, at Motherwell and Aberdeen. His last Falkirk match was a 2-0 defeat to Dunfermline in October 2018.