“Rangers Clinch Vital Victory with Cyriel Dessers’ Goal, Securing Three Points Against St Mirren in Hard-Fought Contest”

“Rangers Clinch Vital Victory with Cyriel Dessers’ Goal, Securing Three Points Against St Mirren in Hard-Fought Contest”

Rangers secured a crucial three points thanks to Cyriel Dessers, who netted his 12th goal of the season in a hard-fought victory over St Mirren on Saturday.

The Gers dominated the first half, taking an early lead as John Lundstram

delivered a superb ball to Dessers, who scored his third goal in three consecutive games.

The second half was relatively uneventful, with neither team creating many opportunities.

Despite a quiet second period, Rangers maintained a solid defense, securing

another clean sheet and securing the important three points.

Player ratings for the match are as follows:

  • Jack Butland: 6/10 – Had little to do throughout the game but remained alert and made one save in the first half.
  • James Tavernier: 6/10 – Captained the team, displayed a strong performance both defensively and offensively, hitting the post with a long-range shot and creating chances.
  • Connor Goldson: 6/10 – Returned from suspension with a commanding performance, dominating aerially, controlling the defensive line, and displaying efficiency in passing.
  • John Souttar: 6/10 – Solid performance in defense, with little to do, alongside Goldson.
  • Ridvan Yilmaz: 6/10 – Provided support for the attack and navigated tough conditions well, but the overall performance was impacted by a blunt forward line.
  • John Lundstram: 8/10 – Emerging as a key midfielder, displayed solid passing, strong tackling, and tactical awareness, earning praise as the best player on the pitch.
  • Nicolas Raskin: 6/10 – Coming back to full fitness, he demonstrated good ball control and broke lines with passing and dribbling but lacked impact in the final third.
  • Dujon Sterling: 7/10 – A versatile player who excelled in midfield and on the wing, showcasing adaptability and becoming a key member of the lineup.
  • Todd Cantwell: 4/10 – Substituted at halftime, struggled to make an impact in the first half, raising questions about fitness and contribution.
  • Scott Wright: 3/10 – Started the game but was substituted at halftime after a poor showing, struggling to run at defenders and failing to keep possession.
  • Cyriel Dessers: 7/10 – Scored his third goal in three games, displaying improved confidence and justifying his place in the starting lineup.


  • Ross McCausland, Tom Lawrence, Ryan Jack: 5/10 each – Contributed to the game without significant standout moments.
  • Borna Barisic, Rabbi Matondo: N/A – Did not play in the match.

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