Rangers take on Aberdeen tonight in a Scottish Cup quarter-final replay.

The significance of the fixture won’t be lost on many Bears.

Joe Worrall’s goal snatched a draw for the Gers during the initial tie. (photo by David Young/Action Plus via Getty Images)

While a league challenge is not yet over, the Cup represents the best remaining opportunity for silverware this season.

On Monday, Steven Gerrard ruled out Gareth McAuley, who is suffering from a hamstring problem.

However, there was better news concerning Borna Barisic. The Croatian international has overcome the bout of illness which kept him out of Friday night’s draw against Hibernian.

Illness was the latest issue to sideline the injury-plagued player. (Photo by Maria Jose Segovia/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Despite a disappointing result at Easter Road, Barisic replacing Halliday is the only change to the starting lineup.

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Kyle Lafferty replaces Ross McCrorie on the bench, while Andy Firth is also in the dugout, rather than Wes Foderingham.

There’s been an extra competitiveness to fixtures between these two sides this season. Therefore, progression to the semi-final won’t be straightforward.

Waiting for Gerrard’s men in the last four are Neil Lennon’s Celtic.

If that doesn’t serve as effective motivation tonight, nothing will.

Here’s a selection of reactions to the starting lineup: