BRECHIN, Scotland (AP) – Rangers played its first match since being demoted to the fourth tier of Scottish football, winning 2-1 at Brechin in the first round of the Ramsdens Cup on Sunday through Lee McCulloch's extra-time goal.
McCulloch scored in the 102nd minute at Glebe Park with a header from a corner.
Fielding United States captain Carlos Bocanegra, Rangers went 1-0 up from Andy Little's fourth-minute goal, but Andy Jackson equalized for third-tier Brechin in the 43rd minute.
Rangers was forced into liquidation with tax debts exceeding $30 million and relegated to Scotland's lowest professional league on Friday. The 54-time Scottish champions have also been banned from European football for three years and lost many of their best players.