Last night, immediately following the Fifth Round tie between Inverness and Ross County, the draw took place for the Sixth Round of the Scottish Cup.
A host of SPL teams and a few Championship sides, were left in the hat.
There was to be no straightforward home draw for the Gers, though.
Instead, it’s another trip to Aberdeen, a side Gerrard’s men have a patchy record against this season.
In four meetings, they have won one, drawn one and lost two.
Perhaps surprisingly though, when looking at that record, they are unbeaten at Pittodrie.
At the beginning of the season, only a stoppage time home equaliser saw them miss out on all three points, while their freshest memories are more positive still.
Just last week, they put four past Derek McInnes’ side. Surely, those memories would grant Rangers a psychological edge going into this one.
However, they aren’t there yet.
Kilmarnock still stand between the Gers and a Quarter-Final berth.
Steve Clarke has successfully thwarted Gerrard on several occasions already. Most notably, with that damaging 2-1 home win immediately after the winter break.
There’s certainly work to be done next week to ensure safe passage.
If and when that’s in the bag, plenty of Bears think Rangers will have too much for the Dons, yet again.
Additionally, others were already predicting an incident involving Alfredo Morelos.
— Rangers news (@Rang1872_) February 11, 2019
Keep 11 on the pitch and we will hammer both teams
— billyboy (@1872_billy) February 11, 2019
BRING IT ON
— SMITHY 🇬🇧🏴 (@smithycrs92) February 11, 2019
— jd (@jd281166) February 11, 2019
Another red card for Morelos guaranteed (if we get through)
— AJS72 (@Tedii69) February 11, 2019
Announce Morelos red card
— AC (@crwa93) February 11, 2019