Murphy: After loss at Ibrox this is what Rangers must do ahead of clash v Partick
Rangers’ January window signing Jamie Murphy has urged the club to improve on their home form following their 2-1 defeat at Ibrox to Hibernian, and said the team needs to “pick themselves up” ahead of their game on Tuesday.
A goal from John McGinn shortly before the break was cancelled out by Sean Goss for Graeme Murty’s side and then, just when it looked as though Rangers would go on to take all three points, Jamie Maclaren scored a 75th minute winner from the spot, resigning the Gers to their fifth home defeat of the season.
Losing will hurt all the more given the opportunity to steal back some ground on their Old Firm rivals after the Hoops were also beaten at home by Kilmarnock.
Murphy moved to the Scottish Premier League side at the start of January in a loan deal from Brighton and Hove Albion and it was just his third performance for the Light Blues.
And the 28-year-winger has urged his club to remain positive and concentrate on getting back to winning ways against Partick Thistle in the Scottish Premier League on Tuesday.
The Jags are teetering just above the relegation zone and will be desperate for points but Murphy has insisted that a return to the league is what they need after the defeat on Saturday.
“It’s very disappointing. At Ibrox we shouldn’t be losing games,” the Glasgow native said in The Scottish Sun.
“This is Ibrox, it’s where we want people to be worried about coming. We’re looking to put on a show, attack, score goals and don’t concede.
“So it’s disappointing to lose five at home already.
“But we have to pick ourselves up, we have a game on Tuesday night and we need to win.
“I’m glad we’ve got another game so soon. We’ll be ready to put it right against Partick Thistle.”
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