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Dare we say it? Glasgow Rangers are surely the favorites to win the Scottish Premiership this season after a 19-point weekend away from Celtic.
Steven Gerrard’s team seemed to be in trouble early on after the Celtic duo Odsonne Edouard and Leigh Griffiths came close to scoring on several occasions, only to be turned away by the safe hands of veteran goalkeeper Allan McGregor, but they roared back. after the break thanks to an own goal from Celtic captain Callum McGregor to win 1-0 and maintain his impressive streak.
It’s the first time the Rangers are undefeated in their start. 22 high-flying appearances since the 1967-68 season and we believe the best is yet to come.
Who will win the Scottish Premiership?
This wasn’t just the first game to mark the New Year, it clearly means much, much more, and it may have set the tone for the rest of 2021.
While the Premiership leaders may have played three more games than their arch rivals, they have now prepared quite well for the rest of the national campaign.
It will certainly feel like very familiar territory for Gerrard, after Rangers squandered a huge points lead to see Celtic confirmed as Scottish Champions for the ninth consecutive season last year.
This time, however, it is fair to say that momentum seems to have started shifting to the Govan side of Glasgow.
Against Neil Lennon’s side, the Rangers may have felt a bit anxious, though they gradually got into the game as the afternoon wore on. The Gers side that started in Ibox It was comprised primarily of seasoned veterans and established regular starters in the first team with a host of international matches between them.
In fact, it seems that Gerrard has finally found his winning formula, as they are now gone. five games Unbeaten since humiliating defeat at the St. Mirren ands in the Betfred Cup.
As the old adage goes, when the going gets tough, the tough get going, a popular joke that can often be associated with the Rangers, such as Alfredo Morelos I couldn’t resist a mischief (or two)
There is no doubt that the Scottish Premiership title win will be well deserved when it arrives, and doing the Old Firm double over Celtic in the same season is sure to be the icing on the cake.
And in other news, forget about McGregor: Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo avoided Gerrard’s blushes against Celtic …