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
Shots
  • 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
Fouls
  • 6 Total 10
  • 1 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 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.

Cards

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
12'
E. Simms- Yellow
16'
P. Haring(goal)E. Simms
24'
33'
C. Itten(goal)A. Lowry
46'
C. McCann- sub ->S. Arfield
N. Atkinson- sub ->C. Devlin
46'
45'
A. Lowry(goal)A. Ramsey
53'
A. Lowry- Yellow
60'
C. McKinnon- sub ->A. Ramsey
61'
R. McCausland- sub ->A. Diallo
61'
J. Simpson- sub ->L. Balogun
A. Halliday- sub ->M. Smith
68'
J. Souttar- sub ->P. Haring
68'
69'
L. King- Yellow
71'
A. Weston- sub ->S. Davis
C. Halkett- sub ->E. Simms
75'
81'
C. McKinnon(goal)R. McCausland

Standings

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).

Substitutions

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: .

Substitutions

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.​