Date: 7th October 2018 at 6:03pm
Written by:
Rangers
3 – 1
Hearts

Ibrox

Premiership

7/10/2018 3:00 pm

Attendance: 49865

Referee: Beaton

Rangers Hearts
Kent (3), Morelos (13), Arfield (32) Dunne (67)
McGregor Zlamal
Tavernier Smith
 
 
Goldson Souttar
Worrall
 
Dunne
 
Flanagan Mitchell
 
79
Coulibaly Naismith
Candeias 87 Lee 73
Arfield
 
84 Haring
Ejaria 66 Sutchuin-Djoum
Kent Ikpeazu
Morelos MacLean 57

Substitutes

Jack 66 Bozanic
Lafferty 87 Amankwaa
Foderingham Doyle
Halliday 84 Wighton 79
McCrorie Garuccio 73
Katic Dikamona 57
Middleton Morrison

Game Statistics

13 Goal attempts 11
6 On Target 4
8 Corners 3
12 Fouls 26
2 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 1
56 % 44

Rangers were back in Scottish Premiership action on Sunday afternoon as we welcomed so far unbeaten table-toppers Heart of Midlothian to Ibrox.

Three first-half goals gave us a comfortable 3-1 victory with Ryan Kent opening the scoring in the third minute of the game before Alfredo Morelos bagged another goal ten minutes later. Scotty Arfield finished our scoring just after the half-hour mark as we sent them to their first defeat of the campaign.

Hopes of a second-half fightback were diminished as they found themselves reduced to ten men for two bookable offences and Michael Smith saw himself depart for an early bath, but their consolation strike from Jimmy Dunne with just over 20 minutes remaining in the game didn’t prove to be too problematic as we saw the game out.

Steven Gerrard sees his side rise into sixth place with the win and it is our tenth game on home soil without defeat across all competitions.

Onwards and upwards.

 

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