Graeme Murty reveals Rangers star dressing room admission in Hibernian win
Interim Rangers manager Graeme Murty has revealed Danny Wilson told his team-mates they were “lucky” after going in leading 2-1 at half-time in Wednesday night’s win over Hibernian.
The Gers fell behind to Lewis Stevenson’s ninth-minute goal before scoring twice through Josh Windass and Alfredo Morelos in the final few minutes of the first-half to turn the game on its head.
Neil Lennon’s side put the Gers under huge amounts of pressure as they looked for a way back into the tie but were denied by goalkeeping heroics from Gers shot-stopper Wes Foderingham.
Murty revealed he agreed with Rangers star Wilson’s comments in the dressing room during the break at Easter Road and admitted that he thought the Gers “rode their luck” against the capital side.
“Danny Wilson actually came in, not ranting and raving, but firmly said that ‘we’re lucky because we haven’t started yet,” Murty told the club’s official YouTube channel. “And I would agree with that, I didn’t think we started in the first-half.”
“I didn’t think we moved the ball well enough.
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“Obviously Kenny [Miller] going off disrupted us slightly but, we were far too reactive to what Hibs were doing.
“We didn’t actually manage to impose a style upon the game, and as I said, I thought that all over the pitch we were a little bit loose but you have to come to places like this, you have to endure pressure. Sometimes you have to ride your luck.”
Goals from Windass and Morelos earned Rangers their fourth consecutive win and keeps them within five points of Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic.
The Ibrox side are almost immediately back in action when they welcome St. Johnstone to Ibrox on Saturday afternoon.
With an Old Firm clash looming at the end of the month, Graeme Murty’s side will be desperate to keep their winning run going and give them some momentum going into the trip to Celtic Park to take on Brendan Rodgers’ side on December 30th.