Rangers' Champions League third qualifying round tie first-leg will be shown live on free-to-air TV.

BBC Sportscene have announced it will have live coverage of the clash against Servette or Genk at Ibrox next month.

Rangers await the winners of the second qualifying round match for the two-legged tie in August.

Rangers will host the winners first at Ibrox on August 9 - and BBC will broadcast the match live on free-to-air TV.

Viewers can watch the match on the BBC Scotland channel, through iPlayer or on the BBC Sport Scotland website.

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A BBC statement confirmed: "Sportscene cameras will be at Ibrox for full live coverage of the first leg of Rangers’ Euro tie against either Swiss side Servette or Genk from Belgium .

"The home leg of the tie in the Champions League third qualifying round kicks off at 7.45pm on Wednesday 9 August.

"The match will be screened live on the BBC Scotland channel, iPlayer and the BBC Scotland Sport website.

"There’ll also be clips and updates on social media channels and live coverage on BBC Radio Scotland.

"It'll be a big night at Ibrox as Rangers look to gain an advantage in the first match of their campaign to secure a Champions League spot.

"Rangers successfully negotiated a path to the group stage last year and will be looking for a positive result at Ibrox to take to either Switzerland or Belgium for the return leg the following week.

"Steven Thompson will be presenting the live coverage on the BBC Scotland Channel from 7.30 pm."

The Rangers Review team is taking the hugely-popular morning briefing LIVE at New Edmiston House on July 28.

And, we're delighted to announce that none other than Barry Ferguson will join our top team of Jonny McFarlane, Joshua Barrie, Stevie Clifford and Derek Clark.

The doors will open at 6.30pm giving you time to grab a beer or soft drink before we head into an hour of debate and chat ahead of the new season; expect new signing assessments, tactical analysis, predictions and the usual banter. Then, Derek will host an exclusive chat with Barry, gaining insight into his two trophy-laden spells at the club and his take on Michael Beale's rebuild.

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