Premiership: Rangers beats Hearts 3-1 after recovering from a 0-1 deficit

EDINBURGH. Rangers was able to turn the table against Hearts.


EDINBURGH. Rangers found a way to turn the table against Hearts. It was Hearts to score first with a goal from P. Haring. However, later Rangers found the way to turn the table scoring 3 consecutive goals with C. Itten (33′), A. Lowry (45′) and C. McKinnon (81′). Rangers took advantage of its superior ball possession (58%).

The match was played at the Tynecastle Park stadium in Edinburgh on Saturday and it started at 12:15 pm local time. The referee was Kevin Clancy with the help of Frank Connor and John McCrossan. The 4th official was Mike Roncone. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 16.6 degrees Celsius or 61.88 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 57%.​

Match Statistics

Rangers was in firm control of the ball 58% while Hearts was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Hearts was more aggressive with 48 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 3 were on target. Even so, Rangers found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

Hearts shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Rangers shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target.


Hearts received 1 yellow card (E. Simms). On the opposite side, Rangers received 2 yellow cards (A. Lowry and L. King).

After playing this encounter, Hearts will stay with 61 points to stay in the 6th place. On the opposite side, Rangers will have 86 points to move down in the 3rd place.

Match Events

  • 12'

    J. Ginnelly

    L. Boyce

  • 15'

    E. Simms

  • 24'

    P. Haring

    E. Simms

  • 33'

    C. Itten

  • 46'

    C. McCann

    S. Arfield

  • 46'

    N. Atkinson

    C. Devlin

  • 45'

    A. Lowry

    A. Ramsey

  • 53'

    A. Lowry

  • 60'

    C. McKinnon

    A. Ramsey

  • 61'

    R. McCausland

    A. Diallo

  • 61'

    J. Simpson

    L. Balogun

  • 68'

    A. Halliday

    M. Smith

  • 68'

    J. Souttar

    P. Haring

  • 69'

    L. King

  • 71'

    T. Weston

    S. Davis

  • 75'

    C. Halkett

    E. Simms

  • 81'

    C. McKinnon

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Hearts: Formation and Lineups

Hearts started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Robbie Neilson chose to play with the following team: Craig Gordon (6.6), Toby Sibbick (6.2), Stephen Kingsley (6.2), Alex Cochrane (6.9), Michael Smith (7.0), Peter Haring (7.3), Cameron Devlin (7.2), Barrie McKay (6.4), Gary Mackay-Steven (6.2), Ellis Simms (6.2) and Liam Boyce (6.8).


Hearts made 5 changes: L. Boyce for J. Ginnelly (12′), C. Devlin for N. Atkinson (46′), M. Smith for A. Halliday (68′), P. Haring for J. Souttar (68′) and E. Simms for C. Halkett (75′).

Top player: Peter Haring

Probably the most impressive player in Hearts was Peter Haring.

His rating is (7.3) with 1 goal, 28 passes (89% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 10.

Rangers: Formation and Lineups

Rangers started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Giovanni van Bronckhorst played with: Jon McLaughlin (6.6), Adam Devine (6.8), James Sands (7.1), Leon Balogun (6.5), Leon King (6.3), Steven Davis (7.1), Aaron Ramsey (6.5), Scott Arfield (6.8), Amad Diallo (6.8), Cédric Itten (7.4) and Alexander Lowry (8.0).


Rangers made 5 changes: S. Arfield for C. McCann (46′), A. Ramsey for C. McKinnon (60′), A. Diallo for R. McCausland (61′), L. Balogun for J. Simpson (61′) and S. Davis for A. Weston (71′).

Top player: Alexander Lowry

Probably the most impressive player in Rangers was Alexander Lowry.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 36 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 10. He performed 2 crosses.

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