Glasgow Rangers bounced back from their Old Firm defeat to seal a commanding three- victory against Hearts in the Scottish Premiership clash at Ibrox on Wednesday evening.
Jermain Defoe, who joined the Gers in the January transfer window, scored in the 16th minute to place Rangers ahead. 5 minutes later, Connor Goldson produced it two- with a header. Scott Arfield added the third right after Zdenek Zlamal saved a Defoe work in the 48th minute.
Soon after the match, Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has hailed Defoe as a ‘top professional’, and admitted Alfredo Morelos may perhaps locate it complicated to get his spot back in the side.
Defoe replaced the suspended Colombian and made a brilliant efficiency general for the Gers. Gerrard confirmed right after the match that the 36-year-old striker will get a run of games now.
“I’m content with him mainly because he’s been a leading skilled. He’s been immaculate about the spot,” mentioned Gerrard to the Scottish Sun.
“But, he will not be also content with me as I know Jermain far better than most. He will want much more minutes and I get that. I respect it.
“But, he will get a run in the group now. I told him if he plays nicely and scores objectives he will get a run.
“And if he continues to play nicely and score objectives it will be fascinating in 3 games time.”
The Ibrox side are nevertheless 13 points behind Celtic, and the Bhoys could win the title this weekend ought to Rangers shed at Motherwell.