Scottish Premiership roundup: Rangers win thriller on busy night for Morelos

06 February 2019 09:52
• Morelos scores two and sees red in 4-2 win at Aberdeen• Celtic see off Hibs to stay six points clearRangers opened up a five-point gap between them and third-placed Aberdeen with a dramatic 4-2 win at Pittodrie on an eventful evening for Alfredo Morelos: the striker scored two first-half goals, missed a glorious chance to clinch his hat-trick and moments later was sent off – his third red card this season against Aberdeen.Amid all that two goals from Sam Cosgrove and a coolly converted James Tavernier penalty kept the excitement high in a seesawing contest. Morelos was red-carded in the second half for his part in a tussle with Scott McKenna, for which the Aberdeen defender also got his marching orders. Allan McGregor was called into heroic action late on, turning away a close-range effort before Jermain Defoe rounded off a break to make the points safe for Steven Gerrard’s side. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian