Scottish Premiership roundup: Rangers win thriller on busy night for Morelos


• Morelos scores two and sees red in 4-2 win at Aberdeen
• Celtic see off Hibs to stay six points clear

Rangers opened up a five-point gap to third-placed Aberdeen with a 4-2 win at Pittodrie on an eventful evening for Alfredo Morelos: the striker scored two first-half goals, missed a glorious chance to clinch his hat-trick and moments later was sent off – his third red card this season against Aberdeen.

Two goals from Sam Cosgrove and a coolly converted James Tavernier penalty kept the excitement high in a seesawing contest. Morelos was red-carded in the second half for his part in a tussle with Scott McKenna, for which the Aberdeen defender also got his marching orders, before Jermain Defoe rounded off the scoring late on. “For Alfredo to improve he will have to channel his aggression,” said Steven Gerrard. “But I’m doing everything in my power to help the kid grow as a footballer and as a person.”

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Source: Football News
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