In a mid week match in week 21, on Wednesday Dec 29th, Aberdeen hosts Rangers at Pittodrie Stadium in a Premiership match. In their last match, Aberdeen recorded a 1-0 shutout win against St. Johnstone. Teddy Jenks scored the first goal for Aberdeen in the 83rd minute, and that single goal was all that was necessary as neither team could manage any more scoring At the end of 90 a dissapointed St. Johnstone couldn’t manage to score, and Aberdeen took the shutout win. Aberdeen is looking for direction having earned 16 points in their last 10 matches, while in Rangers’s last match they recorded a 1-0 shutout win against Dundee United. James Tavernier struck first for Rangers in the 71st minute on a penalty, and with that single goal the scoring was complete. Neither team could manage anything else In the end, Dundee United was frustrated by Rangers’s defence and couldn’t put any tallies on the board. Rangers ended the match with the shutout victory. Rangers is on a hot streak lately, with 9 wins in their last 10 matches.
Rangers and Aberdeen last played eachother at the Ibrox Stadium on Wed Oct 27th. Rangers and Aberdeen battled to a 2-2 draw. Christian Ramirez scored the first goal for Aberdeen in the 8th minute, then Scott Brown added another in the 16th minute.
Alfredo Morelos has been the most effective weapon for Rangers lately. The attacker has netted three goals in his last 5 matches. Both Christian Ramirez and Marley Watkins have been the hottest scorers for Aberdeen in the last 5 each having scored 2 goals each.