BBC and BT Sport pundit Chris Sutton has admitted that Rangers could have won by more goals as they came out comfortable 2-0 winners against rivals Celtic yesterday afternoon.
The former Hoops striker said that there were no excuses for Neil Lennon side’s poor performance, despite a number of first-team players being absent:
“Today was a big game for Celtic – everybody judges Celtic and Rangers. Celtic came up way short. There was still enough quality on the pitch to perform much better than they did and the scoreline flattered Celtic. Rangers could have won by more goals and I thought Celtic were pretty gutless.”
As Sutton says, Rangers could have, and perhaps should have, scored more than two on the day. Ryan Kent, in particular, had two good chances during the match. It was a game that the away side dominated and it firmly establishes the Gers as favourites in the title race.
Steven Gerrard’s men pressurised and harassed their opponents who were simply unable to cope. It was a huge three points which puts them four points ahead of their Old Firm rivals. They will want to capitalise on the victory, though, and ensure they follow it up with a win against Livingston next weekend.