Aberdeen boss Jim Goodwin has admitted the dramatic injury time Rangers turnaround at Pittodrie has left him “devastated” – and had the Dons team laid out in the home changing room.

Amid a woeful performance in the north east, Rangers were trailing 2-1 before scoring twice in injury time to turn the match on its head courtesy of a Scott Arfield double.

The vital three points keep the club’s faint title hopes alive and the importance of the goals cannot be understated as the Gers hope to haul back a nine point advantage to Celtic.

Jim Goodwin reveals Aberdeen team broken by Rangers win

Speaking after the game, a visibly shook Jim Goodwin struggled to get the words out to describe what had just happened with the manager’s dressing room insight of music to the ears of Rangers supporters.

Not only had Rangers’ late rally rescued the day in Aberdeen, but it had a shell shocked Dons team flat out in the training room come the final whistle.

Speaking to Aberdeen’s official media, Jim Goodwin said:

”It’s probably a little bit too early to overanalyse it. There’s probably still a little bit too much emotion and just devastation really is all I can say.

“The boys are on the floor in the dressing room, they’re gutted as you can imagine. If we’d have drawn the game in the end I think we would’ve been extremely disappointed but the fact I’m standing here having lost two goals in the 95th and 97th minute to lose the game is extremely difficult to put into words.”

Aberdeen manager Jim Goodwin might be trying to communicate his team’s disappointment to the Dons support, but there can be no doubt that the comments will bring a smile from Rangers fans.

Not only will the Gers support be buzzing that their side have managed to break Aberdeen hearts with an injury time double when they thought they were so close, but the Ibrox side have also broken their team in the process.

Here’s our immediate thoughts on Rangers’ victory over Aberdeen.

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