Rangers fans react on Twitter to Miller performance against Celtic
By Amir Mir
Kenny Miller scored a goal as Rangers were beaten 2-1 by Celtic at Ibrox on Saturday afternoon – but fans on Twitter believe the striker had a good game.
The 37-year-old put the home side ahead when he slotted home at the back post, but his early opener was cancelled out by Moussa Dembele who thumped his shot from a corner before the break.
Mark Warburton’s side produced the better chances in the first half and as a result were the better team, but they away side responded in positive fashion after the interval.
The likes of Moussa Dembele were proving a threat before Scott Sinclair scored the winner 20 minutes from time to secure a 15th league win on the bounce for Brendan Rodgers side.
The result was a damaging defeat for the Gers, who are now 19 points behind their rivals in the table.
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Fans on Twitter felt only a few players could hold their heads up high, including Miller, who was hailed for showing some fight.
However, supporters did criticise the experienced campaigner for his miss in the second half which ended up hitting the post.
Overall, fans were pleased with Miller’s display and were hoping the rest of the team can take on board his fight and performance.
Here is a selection of their messages on Twitter:
Two glaring misses from Rangers, one from Miller, the other from Forrestor in the second half.
— Zahid Ul-Hassan (@zahid1980) December 31, 2016
Nothing to say about that game apart from, Well done Miller, Wes and McKay
— Rangers Central (@GersCentral) December 31, 2016
Wes, Miller, McKay and Hill are only players worthy or wearing a rangers jersey after today????????❤️????
— Mo???????? (@morganemslie81) December 31, 2016
Waghorn is great against the minows, but when it comes to half decent teams, it's a no from me.
Dodoo/Miller/(Garner with a partner) ????
— Glasgow Rangers News (@GlasgowRFCNews) December 31, 2016
The rest basically cost Rangers.
Big 2 windows coming up.
— Chris Bett (@chrissybett1) December 31, 2016
Must be the most profligate side in Gers history. Miller, Waghorn & Forrester all contriving to miss absolute sitters or play someone in.
— Stewart Hogarth (@HogeyBear92) December 31, 2016
Miller has scored five goals in 25 Scottish Premiership and League Cup games this term, including netting on ten occasions during his time as a Celtic player.
Former Scotland international played for the Hoops during the mid-noughties as he is now in his third spell at Ibrox.
He has scored 89 goals in 219 games for the Gers, including providing 49 assists.
In other Rangers news, Celtic legend Chris Sutton has aimed a massive dig at the Gers after their Old Firm loss.