Player Ratings: Rangers v Porto

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Rangers move to joint top of their Europa League group with a fine win over Porto. Do you agree with our ratings?

Allan McGregor
Allan McGregor
Hardly touched the ball during the game. Made one top drawer save which didn't count anyway due to Porto player being offside. 7
James Tavernier
James Tavernier
Didn't have a good first half but improved after the break by using the ball better and not trying to force things from unlikely positions. Played a key part in the opening goal. 6
Connor Goldson
Connor Goldson
The big Englishman is on a good run of form and led by example last night, particularly later in the game. Has been a fine signing over the piece. 8
Filip Helander
Filip Helander
Like Goldson, he was rarely flustered and used the ball well where required. Positioning always seems to be very good. 7
Borna Barisic
Borna Barisic
Solid defensively but didn't get the same space he was afforded in Portugal so wasn't as dangerous going forward as he'd have liked. 6
Ryan Jack
Ryan Jack
Another impressive showing from the influential number 8. Was quiet in first period but threatened more after the break and pass to Morelos for opener was typical of his calm nature. 7
Steven Davis
Steven Davis
In recent matches Davis has taken 30mins or so to really get going but when he does he's a joy to watch in his simplicity of play. Runs the show time after time. 8
Glen Kamara
Glen Kamara
Did get caught on the ball once or twice in opening spell but was arguably Rangers best midfielder in terms of stopping any Porto attacks and winning the ball back quickly. Early goal-line clearance as good as a goal! 8
Brandon Barker
Brandon Barker
Former Man City attacker worked hard but never got to grips with pace of game or his role. Should have done better with good chance on stroke of half-time. 5
Ryan Kent
Ryan Kent
As rangers struggled in first half, the winger wasn't able to provide a threat but that changed after half-time and he ensured Porto had to defend in numbers. 7
Alfredo Morelos
Alfredo Morelos
This world class striker just can’t stop scoring and his value is increasing with every goal and every assist. Leads from the front in every respect now too and really drove team on in second half. Gersnet's Man of the Match 9

Substitutes

Scott Arfield
Scott Arfield
Canadian midfielder has had a poor season by his standards but no doubt we improved when he replaced ineffective Barker. 6
Joe Aribo
Joe Aribo
Did a good job of retaining possession in forward areas as we looked to see game out late on. 6
Jermain Defoe
Jermain Defoe
Didn't really get a chance to effect the game but will be happy he contributed to a splendid team win. 5

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