Graeme Murty delivers verdict on 'frustration' after Rangers see off Hearts
Rangers manager Graeme Murty has revealed he was pleased at his side for not getting “frustrated” against Hearts in Saturday’s 2-0 win over the Jambos at Ibrox.
Craig Levein’s side spent long spells of the game camped in their own half as the repelled countless Gers attacks but Murty was pleased that his side maintained their composure and wait for chances to score.
Goals from Jamie Murphy and Russell Martin late in either half secured the three points for Murty’s side in one of their best Ibrox performances so far this season.
Murty revealed his pleasure as his side took the game to their visitors from the first whistle but had to show patience in the final third as the Jambos defended in numbers.
“I was pleased with the group not geting frustrated on Saturday as they continued to play our game and wait for chances to arrive,” Murty said, as quoted by the club’s official Twitter account.
????️ GM: I was pleased with the group not getting frustrated on Saturday as they continued to play our game and wait for our chances to arrive.
— Rangers Football Club (@RangersFC) February 26, 2018
The Light Blues are currently nine points behind Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic and face a trip to St. Johnstone on Tuesday night while the Hoops welcome Dundee to Celtic Park 24 hours later.
Both sides are on Scottish Cup duty next weekend before meeting in the third Old Firm clash of the season on March 11th at Ibrox in a match which will have huge repercussions in the title race.
The Gers have won seven of their eight games since the winter break following an influx of new players at Ibrox in the January window bolstered Murty’s squad.
In other Rangers news, controversial TalkSport host Adrian Durham has claimed that this key Celtic man must quit Parkhead at the end of the season because of the Light Blues.
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