Hearts 1 - 3 Rangers: How the Hearts players rated

Rangers eased to a comfortable victory over Hearts on Saturday afternoon, with goals from Jermain Defoe, Ryan Jack and Nikola Katic. Hearts replied late on through Steven MacLean. Andy Harrow assesses the performances of a Hearts team who disappointed after last weekend’s success.

Hearts Uche Ikpeazu looks dejected in the second half. Pic: SNS/Alan Harvey

Positives were few and far between for a Hearts side that went down far too limply to Rangers at Tynecastle. It was in stark contrast to the celebrations from last week as a number of players fell short of expectations.

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Unable to do much about Rangers' goals. 6 (Pic: SNS/Craig Williamson)
Struggled to cope with Rangers attacking threat. 6 (Pic: SNS/Bruce White)
Lost Defoe for the first and unable to stem the tide. 5 (Pic: SNS/Alan Harvey)
Contributed to the large gaps between defensive players as Rangers ran amok. 5 (Pic: SNS/Bruce White)
Struggled badly against Candeias. 4 (Pic: SNS/Craig Foy)
Lost possession for Rangers' second goal and added little otherwise. 4 (Pic: SNS/Ross Parker)
Late substitute. 6 (Pic: SNS/Bruce White)
Made little impact from the bench. (Pic: SNS/Ross Parker)