Rangers have become the first Scottish club to win both legs of a European knockout tie since Celtic managed it 18 years ago.
Steven Gerrard ’s side progressed past Braga into the last-16 of the Europa League, winning 4-2 on aggregate.
The Scottish Premiership giants had taken a 3-2 lead to Portugal after an entertaining tie at Ibrox last week.
And Ryan Kent’s second half strike meant Rangers were victorious at Braga and sealed progression into the next round.
In winning both legs, Rangers became the first Scottish side to win both legs of a post-qualifying European tie in 18 years.
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Celtic had dispatched of Blackburn across two legs in November 2002, winning 1-0 at Celtic Park before securing a 2-0 victory in the return fixture at Ewood Park.
The Hoops will look to join Rangers in the next stage of the Europa League when they host Copenhagen in their own second leg on Thursday after a 1-1 draw in the Danish capital.
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But for Rangers boss Gerrard, progression is now sealed – with the draw for the last 16 to take place on Friday.
And the former Liverpool captain insists their win out in Portugal was “no fluke”.
“Super proud of the players. To a man tonight they were outstanding. I thought they were faultless, certainly out of possession,” he told BT Sport .
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“We've had some real other good chances tonight to score. We could've taken one or two chances in the first half.
“We knew the challenge because of last week. We knew how they were going to play. The idea was to let their back five have the ball.
“This is no fluke. This has come from sheer hard graft.
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“We knew there was an opportunity. We need to enjoy tonight. We'll be really proud when the draw is made.
Ianis Hagi must have breathed a sight of relief when Kent popped up with the winner, having missed from the penalty spot on the stroke of half-time.
It was the sixth penalty Gers have squandered out of 10 this season, and Gerrard joked: ”I’m on the next one.”
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