The 21-year-old started the game in France against Bordeaux - his first start in more than two years.
Ranger is in contention for a place in the squad that visits Fulham on Monday night, but Alan Pardew hands out a warning to keep Ranger's feet on the ground.
Alan Pardew: “It’s difficult when you haven’t played a lot of football.
“He competed and did the job that was asked.
“He almost got a goal at the end.
“He’s got a long road, he knows that.”
Source: Newcastle United Mad