'They are a good team, but we should have beaten a good team' : Fans react to Rangers 2-2 draw with Benfica

Rangers and Benfica played out a draw that had many similarities to the last draw in Lisbon – but the fans all saw the match differently.

Connor Goldson reacts after Pizzi nets the equaliser.

Some were keen to take the positives from the draw which keeps Rangers unbeaten this season and on course for qualification from the Europa League, but others were annoyed to see another lead conceded to the Portuguese side with a win within grasp.

Read on for a mixed bag of social media responses to Rangers’ draw.

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Ryan Day: “Everyone needs to realise that this is Benfica - I would have taken a draw tonight. They are a class side. Be proud of how far we have come."

Rangers played out 2-2 draw with Benfica just weeks after the sides shared six goals in Lisbon

Danny Southall: “Same as three weeks ago, a point before the game would have been deemed as a good result. But to give away a comfortable lead again is disappointing. No subs in 90 minutes also a strange one especially when the majority played Sunday. Oh well 22 unbeaten with only a point needed to qualify.”

@alternasd4: “It was a pen you got unlucky there. VAR needs to be a thing in this competition

Gary Peacock: “It shows how far we're come being disappointed that we haven't beaten Benfica twice.”

Zak Kayyal: “Fair result overall. Some brilliant individual performances. Kamara, Morelos, Arfield...”

@Southpaw_stu: “Top of the league in Scotland and Europe.”

But not all were looking on the bright side, but no-one was too downbeat.

@Follow_Follow_: “That’s now two really poor examples of game management at this level. Manager has to do better, players have to learn. Small margins. A lot to like tonight but lapses in concentration and some tiredness (mental and physical) was punished. A few genuinely deserve a small break.”

@ggh1992: “Canny believe we bottled it.”

@ChrisMilIington: “Good result. Disappointing to see the lads tire at the end like that. Needed some fresh legs.”

@tonyshiv06: “Using the subs bench might of helped tonight.”

@DJH_EK: “They’ve only won one out last five. But yeah they are a good team, but we should have beaten a good team tonight. We will qualify next week , just bit disappointed we couldn’t see it out.”

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