Rangers loanee Eduardo Herrera scored in the first leg of a Liga MX quarter-final to help Necaxa secure passage to the last four.

Having finished fifth in the regular Apertura season, the Mexican club were drawn against Queretaro in the knock-out stages, who had finished one spot above them in the table.

Herrera is on the hunt for silverware during his latest stint away from Ibrox. (Photo by Cesar Gomez/Jam Media/Getty Images)

However, it was Herrera and co. who triumphed 6-2 over two games.

The Rangers loanee came off the bench to score his side’s third goal from close range in their 3-0 first-leg victory on Thursday evening.

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Then, in the second leg on Sunday, he came off the bench in a 3-2 away win, with Necaxa cruising through to the semi-finals stage.

 

They are now set to face Monterrey, who defeated Santos Laguna in their quarter-final, with the away leg taking place this coming Wednesday and the home tie set for Saturday.

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The rangy forward endured an unsuccessful loan spell at Santos Laguna in 2018. (Photo by Natalia Perales/Getty Images)

Herrera now has four goals from 20 appearances this season.

Having been signed during the Pedro Caixinha era, he has been out of the picture at Ibrox for some time, last pulling on the Light Blue against Ayr United back in February 2018 and is set to finally leave the club in the summer when his contract expires [Rangers.co.uk].

He’s not the only player who could be on their way out of the club come the end of the season, with a highly-rated young striker yet to earn a new deal.

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