Rangers appeal against yellow given to Alfredo Morelos for diving

Rangers have lodged an appeal against the yellow card referee John Beaton handed Alfredo Morelos during Wednesday's win at Livingston.

Alfredo Morelos goes down under the attentions of Livingston goalkeeper Max Stryjek. Picture: SNS
Alfredo Morelos goes down under the attentions of Livingston goalkeeper Max Stryjek. Picture: SNS

The striker was booked as he went down in the box despite Livi keeper Max Stryjek appearing to clip his heel.

The incident sparked a furious response from Rangers boss Steven Gerrard who was sent to the stands after marching onto the pitch to confront Beaton at half-time.

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Morelos will now have his case dealt with by the SFA's fast-track disciplinary panel, with a hearing set for Friday.

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