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Rangers embarrassed by upstart Luxembourg side, exits Europa League in qualifying stage

Rangers endured one of the biggest humiliations in its history when it was knocked out of the Europa League by a tiny Luxembourg team.

Record 54-time Scottish champion Rangers endured one of the biggest humiliations in its history on Tuesday when it was knocked out of the Europa League by a tiny Luxembourg team.

Progres Niederkorn had never won a match in a European competition before beating the Glasgow side 2-0 at its 14th attempt to reach the second qualifying round 2-1 on aggregate.

Rangers finished third in the Scottish Premiership last season. The team is recovering after being forced to start again in the fourth tier of Scottish football in 2012 after a financial implosion.

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Rangers contested the final of the now-defunct UEFA Cup in 2008.

The continent's second-tier knockout competition was rebranded the Europa League.