Rangers crashed out of the Champions League after Malmo got here again from behind to seal a 4-2 combination victory over the Scottish Champions of their third spherical play-off.
Alfredo Morelos first half strike and Bonke Harmless’s sending off earlier than the interval sending the Gers into the subsequent spherical earlier than the Swedes produced a shocking turnaround at Ibrox.
Two targets from striker Antonio Colak early within the second half gave Malmo a victory which ought to embarrass the Gerrard’s males, whose hopes of reaching the profitable group phases had been ended.
Saturday’s 1-Zero defeat by Dundee United within the Premiership at Tannadice on Saturday means Rangers have misplaced three video games in a row.
They may drop all the way down to face both Kairat Almaty of Kazakhstan or Armenian champions Alashkert within the Europa League play-offs.
The fixed din inside a packed Ibrox reached a crescendo when Kent slung in a cross from the left and Morelos knocked the ball previous Malmo keeper Johan Dahlin with what seemed like his again or shoulder.
The guests got here out of their shell in direction of the tip of the primary half, however seconds earlier than the interval Harmless was proven a second yellow card by referee Slavko Vincic for a foul on Gers defender Connor Goldson, a choice which seemed harsh.
Malmo took the sport to Rangers at first of the second half and Colak, who missed a first-half header, was medical within the 53rd minute when arrange by Veljko Birmancevic, firing previous Allan McGregor from the angle.
And 4 minutes later he gathered a throw in, drifted previous Leon Balogun and drilled in a low drive from 16 yards.
Malmo defended desperately beneath siege.
Morelos had a shot blocked then he headed vast and there have been a number of extra makes an attempt which failed earlier than Gerrard’s aspect ran out of inspiration, hope after which time earlier than the boos rang spherical Ibrox.