GLASGOW. Rangers demolishes Ross County 4-1 with goals of S. Wright (13′), J. Tavernier (29′ pen), F. Sakala (82′) and A. Diallo (90′). On the other side, Ross County scored with J. White (72′). Rangers was vastly superior ball possession (76%) was among the key factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Ibrox Stadium stadium in Glasgow on Wednesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Andrew Dallas with the help of David McGeachie and Drew Kirkland. The 4th official was Grant Irvine. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 10.4 degrees Celsius or 50.72 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 78%.
Rangers was in firm control of the ball 76% while Ross County was struggling with a 24% ball possession.
Rangers was more aggressive with 71 dangerous attacks and 34 shots of which 9 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Rangers won the contest.
Rangers shot 34 times, 9 on target, 25 off target. On the opposite side, Ross County shot 3 times, 1 on target, 2 off target.
No yellow cards were issued to Rangers. On the opposite side, Ross County received 4 yellow cards (J. Baldwin, J. Vokins, K. Watson and ).
After playing this match, Rangers will have 83 points to move down in the 3rd place. On the opposite side, Ross County will stay with 41 points to stay in the 12th place.
J. Tavernier (Penalty)
Ross County will host Dundee United on the 14th of May with a 12-5 head to head stats in favor of Dundee United (3 draws).
Rangers: Formation and Lineups
Rangers started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst chose to play with the following team: Allan McGregor , James Tavernier , Connor Goldson , Calvin Bassey , Borna Barišić , John Lundstram , Alexander Lowry , Glen Kamara , Scott Wright , Joe Aribo and Ryan Kent .
Rangers made 5 changes: J. Aribo for A. Diallo (46′), B. Barisic for L. Balogun (46′), R. Kent for F. Sakala (61′), J. Lundstram for S. Davis (61′) and S. Wright for S. Arfield (73′).
Top player: James Tavernier
The player who no doubt impressed Rangers the most was James Tavernier.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 81 passes (83% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 4. He performed 5 crosses.
Ross County: Formation and Lineups
Ross County started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).
On the opposite side, Malky Mackay played with: Ross Laidlaw , Keith Watson , Jack Baldwin , Alex Iacovitti , Jake Vokins , Joseph Hungbo , Blair Spittal , Jordan Tillson , Jack Burroughs , Ross Callachan and Dominic Samuel .
Ross County made 5 changes: R. Callachan for J. White (61′), B. Spittal for D. Cancola (61′), J. Burroughs for R. Charles-Cook (70′), D. Cancola for B. Paton (70′) and J. Hungbo for A. MacKinnon (87′).
Top player: Jack Baldwin
The player who no doubt impressed Ross County the most was Jack Baldwin.
His rating iswith 18 passes (72% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 5.
Results of the day
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