Rangers moved into second position in the Scottish Premiership after a 3-0 win away to Livingston on Sunday.
Having lost to Kilmarnock last mid-week, there was huge pressure on picking up the three points this time around and Steven Gerrard’s side delivered with a hard working performance.
The result was never really in doubt after Ryan Jack opened the scoring on the 30th minute, with the Gers creating plenty of chances and showing their ruthless side. in the second half especially.
Goals from Ryan Kent and Alfredo Morelos killed the game off, delighting supporters.
One of the players most praised in the aftermath of the match was attacking midfielder Daniel Candeias, whose passing, movement and pressing was instrumental in securing the win.
He may not be the most eye catching of players at times but his industry and ball retention allow his teammates to play better and he has a creative spark that can be deadly to opposition defences.
Supporters took to Twitter to call for Gerrard to keep him in the starting eleven…
Daniel Candeias today btw ????
— The Famous (@TheFamousRFC) January 27, 2019
After that performance today from Daniel Candeias surely he has to stay in the team. His pressing has got us so many chances this season. A very underrated player.
— Rangers Bantz (@RangersBanter17) January 27, 2019
He isn’t a world beater by any means but he brings so much to the team and without him tav is so ineffective
— ryan woods (@ryanwoods11) January 27, 2019
Man of the Match today
— Ian Alexander (@Ian_Alexa) January 27, 2019
Everybody underestimates the impact Daniel Candeias has on games, he might not be a great player ability wise but he seems to make the team press more and most games he plays you can’t fault him.
— J0HN (@JohnS1872) January 27, 2019
Daniel Candeias plays. We play. Simple as that.
Hes not the greatest footballer we have ever had at the club but he somehow makes us tick
— Craig Warnock (@WombleRFC) January 27, 2019
There’s not a player on this planet that works harder on the pitch than Daniel Candeias. Change my mind.
— Scott ???????? (@RakoTuke) January 27, 2019
Give Daniel Candeias another contract extension
— Kevin Wakeham (@KWRFC1995) January 27, 2019