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24th Oct, 2016 | 9:14pm

Rob Kiernan posts Twitter message ahead of Rangers clash against St Johnstone

By Will Butcher

Defender Rob Kiernan is desperate to set the record straight after Rangers lost their second Old Firm derby of the season.

French wonderkid Moussa Dembele struck a late winner to secure a place in the Betfred Cup final, as he skillfully finished a cross from Leigh Griffiths to earn a 1-0 win on Sunday.

Kiernan, who signed for the Gers last summer, revealed on his personal Twitter account that Mark Warburton’s side are eyeing a fifth domestic win of the season against St. Johnstone on Wednesday.

Kiernan has cemented his place in the Gers first team this season, as he keeps out Switzerland defender and former Arsenal star Philippe Senderos from the starting 11.

This season, Kiernan has made 11 league and cup appearances after becoming one of the first names on Warburton’s teamsheet last term.

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The former Birmingham defender made 45 appearances in all competitions as the Gers secured a place in the Scottish Premiership for the first time in four years following their financial collapse.

A win against high flying St. Johnstone could see the Gers move into the top three if other results go their way, but Kiernan and co. have their work cut out if they want to claw back Old Firm rivals Celtic who sit seven points above them.

In other Rangers news, Lee Hodson could start for the 54-time Scottish Champions on Wednesday night.