Rangers managed to keep the Scottish Premiership title race open for at least another week by beating Aberdeen 2-0 at Ibrox.
After Celtic defeated Kilmarnock yesterday, Rangers had to step up today. Gerrard’s side duly answered the call and the title remains undecided.
But even if it is a monumental ask for Rangers to achieve 55 this year, there is a faint glimmer of hope yet for the club.

Derek McInnes must motivate his Aberdeen team against Celtic in the race for Europe. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)
Celtic must lose to Aberdeen next weekend and Rangers must win to take the title race to Ibrox. Taking things one game at a time, it is possible that we can take the title to the final day.

And if Rangers fans need a boost ahead of Celtic’s trip to Pittodrie, it’s that our North Eastern rivals are fighting for a European spot.
Kilmarnock are three points behind Aberdeen in fourth. The Ayrshire outfit also has a superior goal difference to Aberdeen.
Should Aberdeen lose to Celtic and Kilmarnock beat Hearts, Steve Clarke’s side will overlap the Dons into third.
This means that Aberdeen still has something to play for going into the match next weekend. It means they’ll be playing to win in order to secure the potential millions of a European run.

It’s not over until it’s over and next week’s round of Scottish Premiership fixtures promise to be season defining, for all the sides involved.
Steven Gerrard himself knows just how big next weekend’s matches are.
He turned up the pressure on Aberdeen by calling them out for their recent performances against Celtic as he challenged them to give our Old Firm rivals a better game.
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