By Dominic Toner

Joe Garner has been named in the Scottish Professional Football League team of the week after Rangers beat Kilmarnock 3-0 on Saturday.

Forward Garner scored the third goal after half-time as the Gers climbed up to second in the table and are nine points behind leaders Celtic, who have played a game less.

The 28-year-old has recently established himself in the first-team and is beginning to deliver for manager Mark Warburton.

He played 70 minutes in the victory over Kilmarnock and provided a great focal point to the Rangers attack, with Kenny Miller and Michael O’Halloran playing alongside him on the wide positions.

Dundee United’s Mark Durnan was named as the Star Man in the official team of the week following his goal in the 1-0 against Falkirk in the Scottish Championship, as cited by the SPFL’s official twitter account.

Garner moved to Rangers in the summer transfer window after leaving Championship side Preston.

The Englishman has found it difficult in landing a regular starting role and is competing with team-mates Miller, Martyn Waghorn and Joe Dodoo for a spot.

He has made nine appearances in all competitions and scored three goals, with two of them coming in his last two matches.

Rangers face relegation threatened Ross County on Sunday in their next league match and Garner will hope to continue his impressive form.

In other Rangers news, the club’s supporters reacted on Twitter to Frank de Boer being sacked by Inter Milan.