Rangers Fashion Sakala and Antonio Colak look around the Tony Macaroni Arena ahead of the 2-1 win over Livingston.

Rangers player ratings: One player lands a 3 in roller-coaster afternoon at Livingston

Rangers kicked off their 2022/23 cinch Premiership campaign with a hard-fought 2-1 win away at Livingston.

Saturday, 30th July 2022, 3:42 pm

The Lions led early on thanks to a deft lob from their forward Joel Nouble and the same player had another chance, as did Ayo Obileye, to add to their tally.

Rangers found the going tough against the West Lothian outfit and took time to settle, not testing Livingston’s debutant goalkeeper Shamal George often enough.

But Rangers substitute Scott Arfield levelled with a glancing header in the 72nd minute before skipper Tavernier quickly curled in a free-kick to the relief of the Light Blues support whose nerves were frayed.

Rangers will travel to Belgium for the first leg of their Champions League third qualifying round clash with Union Saint Gilloise on Tuesday with more optimism than they might have had they not grabbed those two crucial goals in two minutes.

Andrew Smith took in the match and gives the Rangers players a mark out of ten – with one new boy suffering a torrid afternoon.

Page 1 of 3