Rangers attacker Josh Windass has insisted the Gers will “keep fighting” after Sunday’s 2-1 Scottish Premiership win over Hearts took them back into second in the league table.
Windass was one of four changes to the starting XI following last weekend’s Scottish Cup thrashing by Celtic and admitted “anything” would have been an improvement on last weekend’s performance at Hampden.
The 24-year-old struggled to impact the game against Craig Levein’s side before being replaced by Andy Halliday midway through the second-half.
Windass praised his team-mates, calling their performance “very good,” as they now prepare for next weekend’s trip to Celtic Park.
“Good first half even better second,” Windass said, on his personal Twitter account.
“Anything would (have) been a improvement on last week. But very good today from the lads. We’ll keep fighting.”
Good first half even better second . Anything would of been a improvement on last week . But very good today from the lads. We’ll keep fighting
— Joshua Windass (@WindassJnr) April 22, 2018
The Light Blues dominated much of the play against the Jambos as they showed a positive reaction to the semi-final result and, but for wasteful finishing, the Gers could have been out of sight much earlier.
Next weekend’s visit to Celtic Park will see the Hoops potentially lift the title by avoiding defeat.
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The Gers were much-improved this week but still aren’t anywhere near clinical enough and better teams will – and have – punish them for it. Murty’s side could have had the game wrapped up before half-time but spurned a number of chances to break the deadlock and made too many errors in the final third. Next week’s trip to Celtic Park is the perfect chance for the Gers to show they are capable of taking the fight to Celtic and give fans a little cause for optimism over the summer as well as avoiding the ignominy of watching their rivals lift the title in their presence.
In other Rangers news, Graeme Murty was left raving over this from last weekend’s Celtic clash.