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Rangers fans dumfounded by Gerrard decision during defeat to Malmo on Tuesday

Rangers suffered their first ever European qualifying defeat under Steven Gerrard, losing to Swedish side Malmo. The Gers endured a horror start to the second 45, conceding two goals in two minutes. Rangers fans cannot understand why Gerrard did not use Ianis Hagi in the second half.

Favourites going into the clash, Rangers were expected to have got themselves a decent-enough tie in Malmo. But without Alfredo Morelos, Kemar Roofe and Glen Kamara – Rangers looked short. Hagi, 22, picked up a knock against Livingston on Saturday and was named on the bench.

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What are Rangers fans saying about Gerrard not using Hagi against Malmo?

Conceding two goals on 47 minutes, and then 49, Rangers were shellshocked. They needed a goal and eventually, it came in the form of a strike from veteran midfielder Steven Davis. But Gerrard only chose to make one substitute during the match, bringing on Fashion Sakala.

Despite his goal against Livi and 29 goal involvements in 59 Rangers outings – Gerrard chose against using Hagi. While it might have been been due to the knock he got on Saturday, Rangers fans have questioned the decision made by Gerrard regarding Hagi.

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One fan can not understand the decision to ignore Hagi – a player that could move. Lazio are keen on Hagi, who has a price tag of £11million (Sport.Ro).

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