Rangers have closed the gap to Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic to six points after a convincing 4-1 win over St. Johnstone on Tuesday night at a wintry McDiarmid Park.
The Ibrox giants gave another quality performance following the win over Hearts at the weekend as they dominated Tommy Wright’s side throughout.
James Tavernier opened the scoring for the Ibrox giants with a penalty after Alfredo Morelos was brought down by Saints keeper Allan Mannus.
In-form Josh Windass then doubled the Gers’ lead after 24 minutes when he finished off a fantastic passing move by the Light Blues and score his tenth goal in seven games.
On-loan Sean Goss got in on the act with a fantastic curled free-kick from the edge of the box just before half-time before Morelos netted a sensational header ten minutes after the break.
Jason Kerr netted a header for the Perth side but it was nothing more than a consolation for Tommy Wright’s side against the rampant Gers.
With Celtic due to take on Dundee at Celtic Park on Wednesday night, the win moves the Gers closer to their bitter rivals in the table although Rodgers’ side could re-establish a nine-point lead against Dundee.
Despite the one-sided scoreline against the Saints, Murty will have learned a few valuable lessons about his side as they try and lift their first major trophy in seven years.
Here, Football Insider looks at three things we learned against St. Johnstone.
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