In pictures: When Rangers ran rampant in Lyon’s den

Rangers ran riot against the French champions to chalk up a memorable away European win.

In pictures: When Rangers ran rampant in Lyon’s den SNS Group

Rangers visit Lyon on Thursday in a return to the scene of one of their greatest ever European wins.

The then-French champions were blown away in their own backyard by Walter Smith’s side in the 2007/08 Champions League.

Lee McCulloch, Daniel Cousin and DaMarcus Beasley got the goals in a 3-0 rout Rangers fans still savour to this day.

Lyon, however, earned revenge with a 3-0 win of their own at Ibrox, meaning Rangers tumbled out of Europe’s elite competition at the group stage.

All was far from lost, though, as the Ibrox side surged all the way to the Uefa Cup final, succumbing to Zenit St Petersburg.

Lee McCulloch rises above the Lyon defence to head Rangers in front.SNS Group
Rangers fans were in fine voice all night.SNS Group
DeMarcus Beasley, Brahim Hemdani and David Weir celebrate a famous win.SNS Group
Lee McCulloch celebrates the win with Charlie Adam.SNS Group
Walter Smith watches the action with assistants Ally McCoist and Kenny McDowall.SNS Group
Juninho goes down under a tackle from Rangers defender David Weir.SNS Group
A dream scoreboard for Rangers fans.SNS Group