Rangers keeper Jon McLaughlin insists the League Cup quarter-final clash with St. Mirren is a “very winnable” game for Steven Gerrard’s side after being drawn the face the Buddies following last night’s win over Falkirk.

McLaughlin kept yet another clean sheet as goals from Jermain Defoe, Calvin Bassey, Borna Barisic and James Tavernier sent the Gers into the next round with a comprehensive win.

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The keeper admits it would be “great” if he was to start against Jim Goodwin’s side bit admits that it will go on the backburner until closer to the game next month.

“It would be great if I start ,” McLaughlin said as the draw was being conducted on the other side of the Falkirk Stadium.

“It’s another away tie we’ll have to give our full attention to when it comes around.


“For us we feel it’s a very winnable game but we’ll prepare for it when it comes around and hope we can do a professional job like we did against Falkirk.”

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The Gers will travel to Paisley between December 15-17 (depending on TV) as they look to get their hands on the club’s first major piece of silverware since 2011.

With the likes of Celtic and Aberdeen out of the competition, Rangers are clear favourites to lift the trophy but will need to remain focused if they are to make it through to the semi-finals.

After losing in the final last season, getting past St. Mirren and being 180 minutes away from lifting the trophy should see Gerrard’s side desperate to banish the memories of last season’s final and take that final step.

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