Rangers player Scott Wright stole the show against St Mirren as he put in a fantastic performance as the side won 2-0 in a near-empty Ibrox on Boxing Day.

Wright scored a header to open the scoring against the Buddies before Alfredo Morelos scored a second which effectively settled the tie as Rangers saw the rest of the match out with relative ease.

This was the second goal Wright has scored under Giovanni van Bronckhorst, the first coming in a 1-1 draw with Lyon in which he was given a rare start as the Dutchman looked to experiment with his squad.

Chances have been hard to come by for the Scot since Gio arrived at the club, yet he took his chance well yesterday and could well do wonders for his confidence going forward.

Olympique Lyon v Rangers FC: Group A - UEFA Europa League
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RONALDO NEEDS TO STOP WHINING.

The 24-year-old completed 88% of his passes and had 63 touches during the 90 minutes [SofaScore] suggesting that he is comfortable on the ball and always looking to get involved.

As well as scoring the opener, the player also hit the woodwork and was successful in all four dribble attempts [SofaScore]. These stats show that he clearly has an eye for goal and is strong whilst running at opponents.

Wright offers something different to the side and he has been impressive whenever called upon since signing from Aberdeen in January. He won a league winners medal last season as he settled into life in Glasgow well.

Olympique Lyon v Rangers FC: Group A - UEFA Europa League
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The onus is on the player to prove to the manager he can be a vital member of the squad, and after the Boxing Day masterclass against St Mirren, van Bronckhorst may have a selection headache on his hands once the winter break is over.

Meanwhile, the manager also praised Scott Wright following his performance against Dundee Utd as he came off the bench to help the side claim a 1-0 victory.

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