As against Monaco in the previous round, PSV Eindhoven seemed to bend against Glasgow Rangers, but they did not break. Ruud van Nistelrooy’s players, who fell for the Monegasques in the previous round, seem to be in a better position before the return match which they will play at home. After Sangaré opened the scoring following a corner from Gakpo (37′), the Scottish club were quick to equalize through Colak who took over a cross from Tavernier (40′). Shortly after the hour mark, it was Lawrence who gave his team the advantage with a direct free kick and a handball by PSV goalkeeper Benitez (69th). But it was without counting on the will and the desire of the players of the Dutch club. Following a new corner from Gakpo, again him, Obispo won in the air and put the two teams tied (78th). Small advantage for PSV, but everything remains to be done in this double confrontation.
In the other matches of the evening, Dinamo Zagreb moved on the lawn of FK Bodo Glimt while FC Copenhagen received Trabzonspor. The two teams playing at home won by the narrowest of margins. For its part, the Norwegian club won 1-0 thanks to a goal from Pellegrino (37th). For its part, the club from the Danish capital got rid of the Turkish club with the score of 2 to 1 with achievements Claesson (9th) and Lerager (48th). Trabzonspor reduced the score thanks to Bakasetas (79th), but that was not enough. The return matches will take place next week, Wednesday August 24.