Premiership: Rangers prevails over Livingston 3-1

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LIVINGSTON. Rangers overcomes Livingston 3-1.

LIVINGSTON. Rangers beats Livingston 3-1. Rangers got an early 2-0 lead with 2 goals from S. Arfield (8′) and J. Aribo (16′). Livingston tried to recover with a goal from B. Anderson (30′). However, the match was closed by a goal (79′) scored by F. Sakala for Rangers. Rangers was vastly superior ball possession (63%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the Tony Macaroni Arena Stadium in Livingston on Sunday and this began at 12:00 pm local time. The referee was David Munro with the help of Graeme Stewart and Alan Mulvanny. The 4th official was Andrew Dallas. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 3.2 degrees Celsius or 37.76 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 75%.​

Match Statistics

Rangers was in firm control of the ball 63% while Livingston was struggling with a 37% ball possession.

Rangers was more aggressive with 53 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 10 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Rangers won the match.​

Livingston shot 6 times, 3 on target, 3 off target. On the other side, Rangers shot 19 times, 10 on target, 9 off target.


Livingston received 3 yellow cards (A. Forrest, N. Devlin and S. Omeonga). On the other side, Rangers received 1 yellow card (S. Arfield).

After this match, Livingston will stay with 13 points like Dundee to stay in the 10th place. On the opposite side, Rangers will have 30 points to stay in the 1st place.

Match Events

  • 8'

    S. Arfield

    J. Tavernier

  • 9'

    S. Arfield

  • 16'

    J. Aribo

    A. Morelos

  • 30'

    B. Anderson

  • 31'

    A. Forrest

  • 45'

    N. Devlin

  • 59'

    A. Shinnie

    B. Anderson

  • 60'

    J. Penrice

    J. McMillan

  • 69'

    S. Omeonga

  • 73'

    F. Sakala

    R. Kent

  • 73'

    N. Patterson

    I. Hagi

  • 79'

    F. Sakala

    J. Tavernier

  • 80'

    J. Kabia

    O. Bailey

  • 90'

    J. Defoe

    A. Morelos

Next match

In the upcoming Premiership match, Livingston will play away against Aberdeen on the 1st of December with a 8-1 head to head statistic in favor of Aberdeen (4 draws).

Rangers will play away against Hibernian on the 1st of December with a 26-7 head to head record in favor of Rangers (9 draws).

Livingston: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager David Martindale chose to play with the following team: Max Stryjek (7.0), Nicky Devlin (7.0), Jack Fitzwater (5.9), Tom Parkes (5.9), Jack McMillan (6.9), Jason Holt (6.6), Stephane Omeonga (6.4), Alan Forrest (5.9), Odin Bailey (6.6), Cristian Montano (7.0) and Bruce Anderson (7.1).


Livingston made 3 changes: B. Anderson for A. Shinnie (59′), J. McMillan for J. Penrice (60′) and O. Bailey for J. Kabia (80′).

Top player: Bruce Anderson

Probably the most impressive player in Livingston was Bruce Anderson.

His rating is (7.1) with 1 goal, 6 passes (33% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 11. He performed 1 cross.

Rangers: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Giovanni van Bronckhorst played with: Allan McGregor (6.5), James Tavernier (8.8), Connor Goldson (7.2), Calvin Bassey (7.3), Borna Barišić (7.4), Glen Kamara (6.8), Joe Aribo (7.9), Ianis Hagi (6.9), Scott Arfield (7.6), Ryan Kent (6.6) and Alfredo Morelos (7.5).


Rangers made 3 changes: R. Kent for F. Sakala (73′), I. Hagi for N. Patterson (73′) and A. Morelos for J. Defoe (90′).

Top player: James Tavernier

Probably the most impressive player in Rangers was James Tavernier even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.8) with 91 passes (86% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 16. He performed 12 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premiership



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