Rangers are drawn against Championship Raith Rovers in the quarter final of the Scottish Cup as the Ibrox side look to retain the trophy.

The Gers already welcomed Scottish second tier opposition in Partick Thistle to Ibrox in the last round and will do so again as Raith ready a trip to Glasgow.

Rangers secured safe passage to the last eight in controversial circumstances, with the Malik Tillman goal and subsequent equaliser still the subject of much debate in Scottish football.

The Bayern loanee didn’t pick up on Partick wanting to return the ball to Rangers and nipped in to score, before Michael Beale ordered his side to let Scott Tiffoney walk the ball in at the other end.

Rangers would go on to win the match 3-2, sparing the blushes of everyone involved, with the prize a visit from Raith Rovers as they look to retain the trophy.

Rangers draw Raith Rovers in Scottish Cup

Raith Rovers – who are 6th in the Scottish Championship – overcame Premiership opposition in the last round by beating Motherwell 3-1 at Starks Park.

The result cost Stevie Hammell his job and now Raith will have their sights on another upset in Glasgow but Rangers represent a substantially more challenging opponent.

On top of the Steelmen, Raith Rovers have beaten Auchinleck Talbot and Linlithgow Rose to reach this stage of the competition and Rangers will need to be focused in Glasgow.

The other Scottish Cup ties are Darvel/Falkirk v Ayr United, Hearts v Celtic and Inverness v Kilmarnock.

So far Rangers have overcome St Johnstone and Partick Thistle to reach this stage of the competition with a clash against Raith Rovers the reward for the Ibrox side.

Meanwhile, Michael Beale has explained why he ordered his side to let Partick Thistle equalise.

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