Scott Wright celebrates after scoring to make it 1-0 Rangers during a Scottish Premiership match between St Johnstone and Rangers at McDiarmid Park, on April 21, 2021, in Perth, Scotland. (Photo by Rob Casey / SNS Group)

How the Rangers players rated in 1-1 SPFL Premiership match with St Johnstone after late penalty drama and extension of unbeaten run

Rangers maintained their unbeaten league campaign and conceded their 12th goal of the season in a draw at McDiarmid Park.

A late Liam Craig penalty earned a commendable draw for St Johnstone for their tireless display making life difficult for the champions after Scott Wright's opener.

St Johnstone had an earlier penalty awarded, then overturned by referee Euan Anderson but an injury-time decision against Jack Simpson levelled the scores in Perth.

Simpson was one of seven changes for Rangers manager Steven Gerrard who also included James Tavernier in the starting line-up and was able to include Calvin Basey and Nathan Patterson with their suspension appeal yet to be concluded.

It took a while to get going despite St Johnstone applying early pressure to Jon McLaughlin’s goal but it was scoreless at the break. A neat finish from Scott Wright opened the scoring and seemed to have given the visitors the points until Saints last push for an equaliser saw Shaun Rooney toppled by Simpson and Liam Craig converted from the spot

Here is how the team rated in Perth this evening...

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