Premiership: Rangers recovers a 0-1 deficit to prevail over St. Mirren 2-1
PAISLEY. Rangers was capable to turn the table against St. Mirren to win 2-1.
PAISLEY. Rangers was capable to turn the table against St. Mirren to win 2-1. All goals were scored in the first half. It was St. Mirren to strike first with an early goal of C. Ronan at the 4′. Then it was a penalty in the 41′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, A. Morelos gave the win to Rangers in the 44′ minute with a goal.
The match was held at the The SMISA Stadium Stadium in Paisley on Sunday and this began at 11:00 am local time. The referee was Steven McLean with the assistance of Graeme Stewart and John McCrossan. The 4th official was Alan James Muir. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 14.2 degrees Celsius or 57.61 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 82%.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. St. Mirren was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. Rangers that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.
Rangers was more aggressive with 55 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Rangers won the match.
St. Mirren shot 4 times, 2 on target, 2 off target. On the other side, Rangers shot 19 times, 6 on target, 13 off target.
St. Mirren received 1 yellow card (M. Fraser). On the opposite side, Rangers received 2 yellow cards (J. Tavernier and A. Morelos).
After this match, St. Mirren will stay with 13 points to stay in the 7th place. On the other side, Rangers will have 23 points to move down in the 1st place.
K. Roofe (Penalty)
In the upcoming Premiership match, St. Mirren will play away with Motherwell on the 27th of October with a 16-11 head to head statistic in favor of Motherwell (14 draws).
Rangers will host Aberdeen on the 27th of October with a 25-8 head to head stats in favor of Rangers (11 draws).
St. Mirren: Formation and Lineups
St. Mirren started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Jim Goodwin chose to play with the following team: Jak Alnwick , Marcus Fraser , Conor McCarthy , Joe Shaughnessy , Matthew Millar , Alan Power , Ethan Erhahon , Scott Tanser , Jamie McGrath , Connor Ronan and Eamonn Brophy .
St. Mirren could not rely on the presence of R. Flynn (injured).
St. Mirren made 3 changes: E. Erhahon for R. Flynn (45′), S. Tanser for R. Tait (46′) and M. Millar for C. Main (76′).
Top player: Connor Ronan
The player who no doubt impressed St. Mirren the most was Connor Ronan.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 41 passes (78% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 6. He performed 2 crosses.
Rangers: Formation and Lineups
Rangers started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
On the other side, Steven Gerrard played with: Jon McLaughlin , James Tavernier , Connor Goldson , Leon Balogun , Borna Barišić , Joe Aribo , Steven Davis , John Lundstram , Ianis Hagi , Alfredo Morelos and Kemar Roofe .
Rangers made 3 changes: A. Morelos for F. Sakala (69′), I. Hagi for S. Arfield (78′) and K. Roofe for N. Patterson (87′).
Top player: Alfredo Morelos
The player who no doubt impressed Rangers the most was Alfredo Morelos.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 21 passes (61% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8. He performed 1 cross.