Rangers conquers Hearts 3-1 after recovering from a 0-1 deficit

EDINBURGH. Rangers found a way to turn the tables against Hearts.

Rangers conquers Hearts 3-1 after recovering from a 0-1 deficit

EDINBURGH. Rangers succeeded in reverse the score against Hearts. It was Hearts to score first with a goal from P. Haring. However, later Rangers found the way to turn the tables scoring 3 consecutive goals with C. Itten (33′), A. Lowry (45′) and C. McKinnon (81′). Rangers took advantage of its superior ball possession (58%).

The match was played at the Tynecastle Park stadium in Edinburgh on Saturday and it started at 12:15 pm local time. The referee was Kevin Clancy assisted by Frank Connor and John McCrossan. The 4th official was Mike Roncone. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 16.6 degrees Celsius or 61.88 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 57%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 41 Ball Possession 59
  • 8 Total 12
  • 3 On Target 5
  • 5 Off Target 7
  • 0 Shots blocked 1
  • 91 Attack 85
  • 48 Dangerous attack 34
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 3
  • 6 Total 10
  • 1 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Rangers was in firm control of the ball 58% while Hearts was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Hearts had a more offensive attitude with 48 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 3 were on target. Nonetheless, Rangers was capable to find the solution to win this match.​

Hearts shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, Rangers shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target.


Hearts received 1 yellow card (E. Simms). On the other side, Rangers received 2 yellow cards (A. Lowry and L. King).

Match Timeline

J. Ginnelly- sub ->L. Boyce
E. Simms- Yellow
P. Haring(goal)E. Simms
C. Itten(goal)A. Lowry
C. McCann- sub ->S. Arfield
N. Atkinson- sub ->C. Devlin
A. Lowry(goal)A. Ramsey
A. Lowry- Yellow
C. McKinnon- sub ->A. Ramsey
R. McCausland- sub ->A. Diallo
J. Simpson- sub ->L. Balogun
A. Halliday- sub ->M. Smith
J. Souttar- sub ->P. Haring
L. King- Yellow
A. Weston- sub ->S. Davis
C. Halkett- sub ->E. Simms
C. McKinnon(goal)R. McCausland


After playing this encounter, Hearts will stay with 61 points to move down in the 5th place. On the opposite side, Rangers will have 89 points to hold in the 3rd place.

Next matches

Hearts – Formation

Hearts started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Robbie Neilson decided to play with the following team: .

Hearts could not rely on the presence of J. Ginnelly (injured).


Hearts made 5 changes: L. Boyce for J. Ginnelly (12′), C. Devlin for N. Atkinson (46′), M. Smith for A. Halliday (68′), P. Haring for J. Souttar (68′) and E. Simms for C. Halkett (75′).

Rangers – Formation

Rangers started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Giovanni van Bronckhorst played with: .


Rangers made 5 changes: S. Arfield for C. McCann (46′), A. Ramsey for C. McKinnon (60′), A. Diallo for R. McCausland (61′), L. Balogun for J. Simpson (61′) and S. Davis for A. Weston (71′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premiership.​