Writing this I’m afraid it is more of the same from this Rangers side. On a freezing night at Dens park despite the backing of thousands of fans again, the players failed to bounce back from Saturday’s defeat.

The only change in the line up from Saturday’s defeat was John coming in for Hodson at left back. Ranges stuck with the same 4-2-3-1 that Murty has favoured. With Windass taking up a more central role, as the game kicked off.

In a first have devoid of a great deal of quality, the best chances fell to Rangers. Miller and Jack both came close within the opening 10 minutes. After that Rangers’ tempo dropped dramatically with El Bakhtaoui and Windass trading shots.

In a scrappy first half, Jason Holt picked up a silly booking on the half-hour mark, with a needless tackle inside the Rangers half. Rangers best chance of the first half came when Markings nearly put through his not net, slicing a Candeias cross off the Dundee bar. Then the moment the game changed for Rangers, Windass puts in a ball that is just over the head of Morelos, in his attempt to reach it he inadvertently collides with the post, taking a painful one in the process. Both teams were then forced into changes, for Dundee Moussa came on to replace the injured Haber, for Rangers Herrera in place of Morelos, who despite attempting to stay on at first had succumbed to his injury.

The second half started in much the same manner as the first had ended, no team really on top and both sides having only half chances Rangers with Miller and Dundee through Deacon.

Then as we have so often seen with this Rangers side the moment we feared on 66 minutes. After giving away a silly foul, the Gers defence failed to clear their lines, it fell to the unmarked O’ Hara who drilled it past Fodringham.

Rangers then rallied and got back into the game via Windass just 4 minutes later. The player hitting a superb well-struck shot from just inside the Dundee area.

Dundee manager McCann then made a bold move, bringing on Scott Allan to plug the gap between the Gers defence and midfield. It was Allen’s creativity that was to make the difference after twisting and turning he slid a ball through to O’Hara who again buried it beyond the Rangers keeper.

Truth be told after that Rangers never looked like getting back into the game after that, the Dens park side seeing the game out with an alarming ease.

Parrish , Kerr , Hendry , Meekings , Deacon ( Allan 79) , Kamara, McGowan, O Hara , Aurtenetxe , Borde , El Bakhaoui, Haber ( Moussa 44 )

Holt , Leitch-Smith, Exabeguren, Curren, Fernie

GOALS- O’Hara 66 , 80

BOOKINGS- McGowan, Moussa

Fodringham , John , Tavernier ,Wilson , McCrorie, Windass , Holt , Miller , Jack , Morelos (Herrera 45) , Candeias ( Hardie 84)

Hodson , Bates , Pena , Alnwick , Barjonas

GOALS- Windass 70