The Rangers v Aberdeen

Scott McKenna Secures Another Dons Win Against The Rangers

10-man Aberdeen came out worthy winners thanks to an early Scott McKenna goal to secure a second straight win and four games unbeaten against The Rangers in Glasgow in an eventful encounter at Ibrox.

The win sees Aberdeen move into 6th place in the Scottish Premiership.

Aberdeen made one change to the side that lost to Celtic in the Scottish League Cup, Connor McLennan coming in for Gary Mackay-Steven who was ruled out with concussion following his head clash at Hampden on Sunday.

Aberdeen got off to a great start thanks to Scott McKenna after he slammed the ball into the roof of Alan McGregor’s net which was closely followed by another chance by Graeme Shinnie who fired a low drive from 22 yards out that McGregor managed to block.

Unfortunately, Steven McLean made a terribly poor decision when Sam Cosgrove was sent off in the 33rd minute for a second yellow for a perceived high footed challenge on Goldson which clearly wasn’t the case.  Cosgrove won the ball and Goldson appeared to kick the bottom of Sam’s foot.

Into the second half and parity was restored when Morelos received a second yellow for catching Shinnie with an arm.

The Dons continued to battle to see out another deserved win at Ibrox.

Details

Date Time League Season Full Time Attendance
5th December 2018 7:45 pm Scottish Premiership 2018-19 90' 49,711

Results

Club1st Half2nd HalfGoalsPossession
The Rangers00064%
Aberdeen10136%

The Rangers

1Alan McGregor Goalkeeper 89'
2James Tavernier Defender
3Joe Worrall Defender
6Connor Goldson Defender
8Ryan Jack Midfielder
10Ovie Ejaria Midfielder
11Kyle Lafferty 15 Forward 49'
13Wes Foderingham Goalkeeper
15Jon Flanagan 11 Defender
16Andy Halliday Midfielder
17Ross McCrorie Defender
20Alfredo Morelos Forward 45', 64'
64'
18Jordan Rossiter Midfielder
21Daniel Candeias Midfielder
23Lassana Coulibaly 35 Midfielder
35Eros Grezda 23 Midfielder
36Gareth McAuley Defender
40Glen Middleton Forward

Staff

Aberdeen

1Joe Lewis Goalkeeper
2Shay Logan Defender
3Graeme Shinnie Defender 52'
4Andrew Considine Defender
5Scott McKenna Defender 7'
8Stephen Gleeson Midfielder
9James Wilson Forward
10Niall McGinn 15 Forward
15Scott Wright 10 Forward
16Sam Cosgrove Forward 10', 34'
34'
17Stevie May 27 Forward
19Lewis Ferguson Midfielder
20Tomáš Černý Goalkeeper
21Dominic Ball Defender
24Dean Campbell Midfielder
25Bruce Anderson Forward
27Connor McLennan 17 Forward
29Max Lowe Midfielder

Staff

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