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AZ have lost just 1 of 34 home European games in their history but in-form Arsenal are well fancied to pick up 3 points in Holland – see the full betting here.

Group G Kick-off: 19-45 (BST)

Rangers boss Walter Smith believes he will know significantly more about the chances of his side qualifying from Group G after back-to-back games against Unirea.

Both sides have picked up a single point from games against Sevilla and VB Stuttgart so far but Unirea coach Dan Petrescu insists the Romanian champions can play with freedom because the pressure is on their hosts.

“For both clubs the task is exactly the same,” said Smith. “At this stage of the Champions League, all games are important. Once the back-to-back games are over, it gives you a better idea where you stand.

“We have had Unirea watched and they play with a number of formations. Overall, they have proved they are a good side. It’s not often a smaller side can compete and beat bigger clubs in their country but they have done that.

“If you look at our game against Sevilla, I know it looks like a heavy defeat, but our performance in the first hour was very good, although we were disappointed with the goals we lost.

“I expect Unirea to play in a very solid manner, but they are not afraid to come forwards. They are compact and will look to attack when they get the opportunity.”

Petrescu, meanewhile, believes his side have nothing to lose tonight.

“This is going to be a difficult match against the champions of Scotland but we will try and give everything we can to win,” he said. “Rangers are the favourites and all the pressure is on them. No matter what happens, we’ll come away with our heads held high. Rangers are the better team, the bigger club and have more experience than us. If they don’t win, it’s going to be a disaster for them. We have nothing to lose.

“I know Rangers lost at home to Sevilla, but they played well. Our target is to finish third and qualify for the Europa League. But if we manage to finish second, it will be a great achievement for the club.

“I think Rangers have two faces. Away from home, I don’t think you learn anything because they don’t play well but at home they play very well. Tomorrow, I hope they play well and lose again. We have played against Sevilla who are the best team in the group and Stuttgart are a good side too so we have some experience and I’m sure our players will be braver now. We won’t be afraid.”

AZ have lost just 1 of 34 home European games in their history but in-form Arsenal are well fancied to pick up 3 points in Holland – see the full betting here.

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