St. Mirren striker Jon Obika is confident ahead of Wednesday’s trip to Ibrox to face Rangers in the Scottish Premiership after seeing off East of Scotland Premier Division side Broxburn Athletic in the Scottish Cup at the weekend.
Obika scored twice in the 3-0 win over the minnows as St. Mirren made heavy work of the side five tiers below them in the league system and the striker is looking forward to his first visit to Ibrox.
The hitman knows the Paisley side will face a “different game altogether” against Rangers on Wednesday but feels that the Saints can get a result against the Gers.
“I was really happy with the goals. We created a lot of chances and I probably should have got a few more for myself. But I feel that the job is done and we look forward to Wednesday against Rangers,” Obika said, shortly after his side’s win.
“Wednesday will be my first time at Ibrox. The boys have told me a bit about it. We know it’s going to be a different game altogether but we’re going into it feeling confident.”
Saints boss Jim Goodwin joked that he might “park two buses” at Ibrox on Wednesday night and it could be a long night for St. Mirren if Rangers play to their best.
The Gers can’t afford the sort of displays that saw their league title push derailed 12 months ago and getting three points on Wednesday is vital.