'Goodnight Celtic', 'Gerrard ball is beautiful', 'Two McGregors kept us in it,' 'Walter Smith would be proud': Rangers fans react to Old Firm win

Rangers fans were in buoyant but realistic mood after moving 19 points clear at the top of the SPFL Premiership.

The full time scoreboard reads Rangers 1-0 Celtic on January 02, 2021, in Glasgow, Scotland (Photo by Craig Williamson / SNS Group)
The full time scoreboard reads Rangers 1-0 Celtic on January 02, 2021, in Glasgow, Scotland (Photo by Craig Williamson / SNS Group)

Celebrations were tempered, but only slightly, by Rangers’ display which was far from their best – but three points was still a party for the victorious Light Blues supporters who reckon the league title is heading for Ibrox after a decade absence.

@Stonkywiz: “When a team win a match without a shot on target... Then you know they are destined for the trophy.”

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@Dov1978: “Poor performance, battered for the first half, picked up a bit after Hagi came on, clean sheet, three points - the work of champions.”

@CF3Loyal: “A performance Walter Smith would have been proud of. Our two experienced players, McGregor and Davis, were excellent. Hagi’s energy in the second half deserves recognition too. NINETEEN POINTS CLEAR!”

Nathan Mcculloch: “Big shout out to the two McGregors for keeping us in it !! Let's live it up.”

Stewart Fullerton: “A bit of justice for the league cup final, no shots on target but still won.”

Celtic's Nir Bitton is sent off (Photo by Craig Williamson / SNS Group)

@craig_boyle: “Not a vintage Rangers performance, spent large periods of the game out of possession, but we still couldn’t be broken down. McGregor magnificent, Balogun with some brilliant blocks and ball winning.”

@stewartbowie4: “Amazing how one thing can change a game as that is as bad as I can remember playing in a good while....but the results are what count.”

@kyleRC_: “We won but don’t you DARE make my heart go faster than Barker’s pace. I'll die a heart attack at a young age.”

@tomscrawford: “Soak it up, soak it up, one corner BANG... Gerrard-ball is a beautiful thing. That red card won us the league and amen to it. Lethargic and too deep up until that point but three points is three points, league over, goodnight Celtic.”

Mel Ross: “For how we played surprised we won! If it wasn’t for McGregor we would have been a lot worse. Great performance by Hagi, as for Morelos he is a liability on that pitch!”

Gordon Muir: “A nerve wracker till the end.”

@JohnSE1964: “Done the 66 proud.....Up the Gers.”

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