Rangers 5-0 Ross County: Hosts extend lead at top to 23 POINTS

Rangers 5-0 Ross County: Steven Gerrard’s men extend lead at top of Scottish Premiership table to 23 POINTS with Ryan Kent among the scorers as hosts hammer struggling visitors to continue unbeaten league run this season

  • Ryan Kent opened the scoring inside six minutes to give the hosts the lead
  • An unmarked Filip Helander made it two by heading in Borna Barisic’s corner
  • Joe Aribo rounded off a fine first half by curling a drive into the far corner
  • Ryan Jack marked his return from injury by slotting home Rangers’ fourth
  • Connor Goldson finished off the scoring after stooping to turn the ball home

Rangers extended their lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership table to 23 points after a thumping 5-0 win against struggling Ross County.

Ryan Kent and Filip Helander put Steven Gerrard’s men two goals ahead with headers after they were left unmarked, before Joe Aribo rounded off a fine first half with a superb finish for the third.

The visitors struggled to stem the flow of goals in the second half, with midfielder Ryan Jack slotting home a fourth on his return from injury before Connor Goldson added a fifth following a corner.

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Rangers extended their lead over Celtic to 23 points after thumping Ross County

Ryan Kent scored his seventh goal of the season with a looping header to put Rangers ahead

Rangers soon after had the opportunity to go two up when Alfredo Morelos won a penalty

Rangers (4-2-3-1): McGregor; Tavernier (Patterson 70), Goldson, Helander, Barisic; Davis (Jack 61), Kamara (Zungu 61); Hagi, Aribo (Itten 62), Kent; Morelos (Defoe 62)

Subs not used: Bassey, Roofe, Balogun, McLaughlin

Booked: Zungu

Goals: Kent 6, Helander 28, Aribo 37, Jack 66, Goldson 81

Ross County (3-5-2): Laidlaw; Morris, Iacovitti, Hjelde; Naismith, Draper (Tillson 71), Vigurs (Andreu 70), Lakin (Charles-Cook 59), Randall (Watson 53); Paton (Hylton 59), Shaw

Subs not used: Gardyne, McKay, Donaldson, Munro

Booked: Iacovitti, Hjelde

Goals: None

Referee: Euan Anderson




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