Rangers' first leg with St Joseph's in Europa League moved to Tuesday

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard
Rangers manager Steven Gerrard guided his side to the Europa League group stages last season

Rangers' Europa League first qualifying round first leg against St Joseph's will be played in Gibraltar on Tuesday with a 16:55 BST kick-off.

The switch from Thursday has been confirmed by Uefa after St Joseph's local rivals, Europa, beat Sant Julia 6-3 on aggregate.

There is only one stadium suitable in the British overseas territory for European matches.

Europa take on Polish side Legia Warsaw on Thursday.

St Joseph's beat nine-man Kosovo side Prishtina 2-0 on Tuesday to secure a 3-1 aggregate win in their preliminary round tie before Europa completed a Gibraltar double by coming from 3-2 down in their first leg to defeat the Andorrans.

The second leg at Ibrox is scheduled for Thursday 18 July with a 19:45 BST kick-off.

St Joseph's finished third in the Gibraltar Premier Divison last season, behind Europa and champions Lincoln Red Imps.

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