On Jan 17th, Motherwell hosts Rangers in a meeting of these two Premiership teams. In their last match, Motherwell recorded a 1-1 draw against St. Mirren. Devante Cole scored the first goal for Motherwell in the 27th minute, but Jamie McGrath got the equalizer for St. Mirren in the 79th minute earning St. Mirren at least a draw. Motherwell looks to improve on their recent performance, having lost 6 of their last 10, while rangers is fresh off their 1-0 shutout win against Celtic. Callum McGregor scored the first goal for Rangers on an own goal in the 70th minute, and that single goal was all that was necessary as neither team could manage any more scoring In the end, Celtic 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, having won 10 of their last 10.
Rangers and Motherwell last played eachother at the Ibrox Stadium on Dec 19th. Rangers won by a score of 3 to 1. Callum Lang struck first for Motherwell in the 6th minute on a feed from Stephen O’Donnell, then Kemar Roofe tied it up for Rangers in the 73rd minute on a feed from Ryan Kent Finally they completed the comback victory in the 82nd minute on a goal by Cédric Itten to cap off a wild match.
Rangers is fortunate enough to have Kemar Roofe in top form. In the last five matches the attacker has scored 4 goals. Motherwell is having problems scoring lately. Their top scorers, Tony Watt and Devante Cole each only have 1 goal in their last five.