Jim Goodwin promises to 'have a go' as he speaks of pride regarding exclusive Rangers record

St Mirren manager Jim Goodwin has spoke of his “pride” at being the only team to defeat Rangers this campaign as he promised to chase all three points during their meeting in Glasgow this weekend.

St Mirren manager Jim Goodwin celebrates as his side defeat Rangers in the Betfred Cup. Picture: SNS

The Paisley club denied the Ibrox side a chance at the treble in an otherwise dominant season with a thrilling 3-2 victory at the SMiSA Stadium in the quarter-finals of the Betfred Cup. That result remains the only defeat suffered by the Scottish Premiership leaders in the 2020/21 campaign, both in domestic and European football – though they did lose 1-0 to Bayer Leverkusen in their rearranged Europa League, second-leg tie from last season.

Steven Gerrard's champions-elect will be hoping to move within a point of the title when Goodwin's men head to Ibrox on Saturday - but the Paisley men are also just one win shy of confirming their place in the top six.

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And the Saints boss said: "We're the only team in Europe who has been able to beat Rangers this season. We're very proud of that Betfred Cup result and it would make it even more special if we can go to Ibrox and get a win in the league.

"They've won every league game they've played at Ibrox this season so no-one has to tell us how difficult it will be.

"But we won't be going there to sit on our own 18-yard line. We're within touching distance of the top six now so we're going there to have a go."

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