Leverkusen star Bailey confident of booting Gerrard's Rangers

By Sports Desk March 10, 2020
Jamaica international Leon Bailey. Jamaica international Leon Bailey.

Bayer Leverkusen star Leon Bailey is confident the team will be triumphant in its upcoming Europa League tie against the Steven Gerrard-coached Rangers.

In fact, the Jamaica international insists the red-hot Bundesliga outfit are targeting a knockout blow when they travel to Scotland on Thursday.  The Peter Bosz’s coached side have won eight of their last nine games, including a 4-0 victory against Eintracht Frankfurt last weekend.

“We are going to Glasgow full of confidence and that’s important. We are ready for the game,” Bailey said in a recent interview.

“We are going there to play the type of football that has seen us winning games. We won’t change our style for this one game. Winning games gives us confidence,” he added.

Despite the dire prediction for Rangers, Bailey, who has scored 5 goals in seven appearances for the Leverkusen, insists he has nothing but respect for the former Liverpool legend turned coach.             

“We expect to get a victory. We think we can win in Scotland and we think we can succeed in the home leg too,” he added.

“And we have to prepared for anything that they throw at us. But we are going there to get the job done. We are in a really good place just now. We are playing well, winning games and we all have a good chemistry with each other.”

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