Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has hailed his “impregnable” defence after they recorded their sixteenth clean sheet in twenty games in Sunday’s 8-0 rout of Hamilton.

The Gers defence has barely allowed opposition teams to get shots on target, let alone score, and Gerrard admits teams have had it “too easy” at Ibrox in the past.

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Sunday’s demolition job saw Jon McLaughlin become a virtual bystander as the Gers ran riot and racked up their biggest league win in 40 years.

“It continues to be impregnable and we want to be a tough team to play against,” Gerrard said, as quoted by the Scottish Sun.

“I think some opposition teams and individuals have had it too easy.

“They’ve come here and enjoyed themselves too much in the past.

“That can’t happen.

“This needs to be a fortress and we need to keep working towards that.

“We want to be a horrible team to play against out of possession, we want to be well organised.

“We want to protect our goal and our penalty box for our lives and that’s what we’ve been doing.”

The Gers have yet to concede a goal at home domestically this season with Hamilton’s David Moyo the last Scottish-based player to score at Ibrox way back in March.

If Rangers can keep up their incredible defensive performances, it will but them in an excellent position to push for the title this season and end their long wait for silverware.

Scoring goals at the other end of the park is also vital but as long as Rangers can stop opposition teams from scoring, they’ve done a huge part of the job required.

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