GREENHILL ROAD. St. Mirren and Rangers draw 1-1. J. Ayunga scored the first goal (47′) for St. Mirren. J. Tavernier made it even (84′) with a penalty. Rangers was much superior in terms of ball possession (75%)
The match was played at the The Smisa Stadium stadium in Greenhill Road on Saturday and it started at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was Kevin Clancy with the collaboration of Frank Connor and Sean Carr. The 4th official was Ross Hardie.
Rangers had a superior ball possession 75% while St. Mirren was struggling with a 25% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Rangers was more aggressive with 95 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 5 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough Rangers to win the match.
St. Mirren shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Rangers shot 14 times, 5 on target, 9 off target.
St. Mirren received 2 yellow cards (R. Strain and C. Main). On the opposite side, Rangers received 1 yellow card (A. Morelos).
After this match, St. Mirren will have 21 points like Hearts and St. Johnstone to remain in the 7th place. On the opposite side, Rangers will have 33 points to remain in the 2nd place.
In the next match in the Premiership, St. Mirren will play away against Kilmarnock on the 2nd of January with a 19-13 head to head stats in favor of Kilmarnock (12 draws).
Rangers will host Celtic on the 2nd of January with a 23-19 head to head record in favor of Celtic (9 draws).
St. Mirren – Formation
St. Mirren started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).
The manager Stephen Robinson decided to play with the following team: Trevor Carson, Ryan Strain , Marcus Fraser , Declan Gallagher , Charles Dunne , Scott Tanser , Greg Kiltie , Ethan Erhahon , Mark O’Hara , Jonah Ayunga and Curtis Main .
The home team had on the bench: Peter Urminsky, Joe Shaughnessy, Jay Henderson, Ryan Flynn, Keanu Baccus, Alexander Gogić, Dylan Reid, Alex Greive and Eamonn Brophy.
St. Mirren made 3 changes: G. Kiltie for K. Baccus (78′), J. Ayunga for A. Greive (78′) and R. Strain for A. Gogic (90′).
Best player: Curtis Main
The most impressive player for St. Mirren was Curtis Main.
His rating iswith 23 passes (56% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 13.
Rangers – Formation
Rangers started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Giovanni van Bronckhorst played with: Allan McGregor, James Tavernier , Leon King , James Sands , Borna Barišić , Glen Kamara , John Lundstram , Scott Wright , Malik Tillman , Ryan Kent and Alfredo Morelos .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Jon McLaughlin, Adam Devine, Scott Arfield, Ryan Jack , Charlie McCann, Steven Davis, Johnly Levi Yfeko, Rabbi Matondo and Robbie Ure.
Rangers made 3 changes: G. Kamara for S. Arfield (46′), L. King for R. Jack (60′) and B. Barisic for R. Ure (90′).
Best player: Ryan Kent
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Rangers was Ryan Kent.
His rating iswith 40 passes (92% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 11 duels out of 17. He performed 3 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premiership.