By Will Butcher
Rangers fans were impressed with Joe Dodoo on Twitter after the striker was a rare shining light in Rangers 2-0 loss to Hearts.
The 21-year-old started up front in Mark Warburton’s 4-3-3 system, with Joe Garner and Martyn Waghorn left to watch from the substitute’s bench.
But the Gers’ number 14 was one of the only creative players in the side as Hearts secured a 2-0 win against their Scottish Premiership rivals. Dodoo looked sharp, but failed to provide the spark to prevent the Gers from suffering their third loss of the season.
Glimpses of quality came from Dodoo, including an acrobatic effort that found the back of the net that was ruled offside.
Rangers fans reacted on Twitter to the performance of their young striker, with many claiming that he should not have been substituted in the 66th minute.
Here is a selection of their messages on Twitter:
Dodoo and Garner up top would of won us the game tonight. Manager needs to change the system or his P45 will be handed to him
— Craig.Fleming (@craigfleming88) November 30, 2016
Rangers awful tonight. I hope we don't scapegoat Dodoo, Tavernier has been appalling, can't defend. Players no confidence at all. #Rangers
— Ardy (@ArdyM_) November 30, 2016
Seen many goals like dodoo's deemed acceptable and that was the turning point of the match 🔴⚪️🔵
— Scott. (@Scottmcgillivr1) November 30, 2016
Bring dodoo back on , score two and we'll be the best team on the planet again
— Craig-72 (@craigraybould_) November 30, 2016
Dodoo to be subbed back on and score a hat trick
— Sean Lennon (@ShuggyDaft) November 30, 2016
Forrester and Dodoo 2 of our most threatening players taken off, but he'll keep Miller on aye sound.
— Kieron (@KieronAV) November 30, 2016
Dodoo and Garner only 2 that can even think about holding their heads up. Dodoo with a wee bit of quality and Garner with sheer fight
— 54&counting (@Counting54) November 30, 2016
Having seen what Dodoo brings to the team and what Garner brings to the team, how good would they be in a front two 🤔
— Cheryl (@gers_chick) November 30, 2016
A summer signing from Leicester City, Dodoo had been given his chance after scoring a brace in the 2-1 win against Partick Thistle on Saturday.
Winger Robbie Muirhead was the hero for Hearts, as he scored a superb brace that sees Hearts leapfrog Aberdeen and the Gers into second.
In other Rangers news, Warburton has shared his January transfer plans.