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Premiership: Rangers conquers Motherwell 6-1 after a incredible match

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MOTHERWELL. Rangers beats Motherwell 6-1 after a incredible match.

MOTHERWELL. Rangers beats Motherwell 6-1 after a incredible match. Rangers was vastly superior ball possession (62%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the Fir Park Stadium in Motherwell on Sunday and this began at 12:00 pm local time. The referee was Nick Walsh who had the assistance of Daniel McFarlane and Drew Kirkland. The 4th official was Peter Stuart. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 10.5 degrees Celsius or 50.9 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 89%.​

Match Statistics

Rangers was in firm control of the ball 62% while Motherwell was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

Rangers was more aggressive with 89 dangerous attacks and 30 shots of which 12 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Rangers won the encounter.​

Motherwell shot 2 times, 1 on target, 1 off target. On the opposite side, Rangers shot 30 times, 12 on target, 18 off target.


Motherwell received 2 yellow cards (S. O’Donnell and B. Mugabi). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Rangers.

S. O’Donnell (Motherwell) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (67′).

After playing this match, Motherwell will stay with 15 points like Hibernian and Aberdeen to stay in the 7th place. On the opposite side, Rangers will have 24 points to stay in the 1st place.

Match Events

  • 9'

    S. O\'Donnell

  • 13'

    B. Mugabi

  • 43'

    J. Tavernier

  • 45'

    F. Sakala

    J. Tavernier

  • 63'

    F. Sakala

  • 65'

    K. van Veen

    C. Shields

  • 67'

    S. O\'Donnell

  • 72'

    R. Lamie

    J. Roberts

  • 72'

    K. Roofe

    A. Morelos

  • 75'

    G. Kamara

    J. Tavernier

  • 76'

    B. Mugabi

  • 77'

    J. Simpson

    L. Balogun

  • 82'

    S. Wright

    J. Aribo

  • 82'

    B. Maguire

    C. Slattery

  • 86'

    F. Sakala

  • 90'

    K. Roofe

    J. Simpson

Next match

In the upcoming Premiership match, Motherwell will play away with Aberdeen on the 6th of November with a 20-19 head to head record in favor of Aberdeen (12 draws).

Rangers will host Ross County on the 7th of November with a 10-0 head to head record in favor of Rangers (3 draws).

Motherwell: Formation and Lineups

Motherwell adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Graham Alexander chose to play with the following team: Liam Kelly (5.9), Stephen O’Donnell (5.5), Bevis Mugabi (7.7), Sondre Solholm Johansen (6.6), Nathan McGinley (6.1), Callum Slattery (6.7), Mark O’Hara (6.7), Sean Goss (6.4), Jordan Roberts (7.2), Connor Shields (6.4) and Tony Watt (6.8).


Motherwell made 3 changes: C. Shields for K. van Veen (65′), J. Roberts for R. Lamie (72′) and C. Slattery for B. Maguire (82′).

Top player: Bevis Mugabi

The player who no doubt impressed Motherwell the most was Bevis Mugabi.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 23 passes (73% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 9.

Rangers: Formation and Lineups

Also Rangers adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Steven Gerrard played with: Allan McGregor (6.6), James Tavernier (9.6), Connor Goldson (6.8), Leon Balogun (7.1), Calvin Bassey (6.8), Scott Arfield (6.5), Steven Davis (8.3), Glen Kamara (8.2), Joe Aribo (6.2), Alfredo Morelos (7.3) and Fashion Sakala (10.0).


Rangers made 3 changes: A. Morelos for K. Roofe (72′), L. Balogun for J. Simpson (77′) and J. Aribo for S. Wright (82′).

Top player: Fashion Sakala

Probably the most impressive player in Rangers was Fashion Sakala.

His rating is (10.0) with 3 goals, 23 passes (82% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 13. He performed 2 crosses.



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