Rangers Reserves came back from 2-0 down to beat the Hibs Reserves 3-2 thanks to a Glenn Middleton double and a Stephen Kelly freekick.
It ended a seven-game winning streak for the Hibees reserve team. It was also an admirable comeback and performance from a talented Gers reserve side.
The win also catapults Rangers into the Reserve League title race. It was a side that included the likes of Glenn Middleton, Lassana Coulibaly and January signing Matt Polster.
The first goal was a sweet curling effort into the top corner and dragged Rangers back into the match. The second was a tap in from 10 yards after some good initial work from Liam Burt, Lassana Coulibaly and Middleton himself.
Another talented Rangers kid, Stephen Kelly, got the eventual winner late on. With five minutes to go the midfielder curled into the top corner to secure the points. The win leaves Rangers Reserve League fate in their own hands. Three wins from three will see them take the title.
But for the main squad, it was the performance of Glenn Middleton which would’ve caught Steven Gerrard’s eye. The youngster displayed ability, determination and leadership to drag Rangers into the lead.
And with Ryan Kent to serve another match suspension, has he just earned himself a space in the side for the next match against Hearts?
Middleton is also not the only young attacker coming through at Ibrox. Another young attacking talent recently picked up the club’s Academy Player of the Year.