RANGERS are back in action as they head to Edinburgh to require on a badly out-of-form Hearts.
Steven Gerrard’s facet have won four Scottish premiership games on the spin and went prime of the table before the international break.
Few are predicting it comes this weekend, with the jambos losing their last seven ordered conferences with the glasgow club.
Last season’s encounters in Gorgie saw Rangers win 2-1 and 3-1 severally.
Rangers have received a rare chance to prime the billet table.
Celtic looks to be undergoing a amount of off-form, and also the Gers have created the foremost of it.
They will try and hold on to the spot as laborious as they might.
This match-day, they’re taking up a troubled Hearts, and by the appearance of things, the hosts are sure a rough night.
Rangers have started the season in nice type and have lost only 1 of their eight billet matches to this point.
They jaunt a troubled Hearts facet that have solely mustered one win within the league
and with Rangers trying potent ahead of goal, the house side can be sure a protracted afternoon.
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Hearts vs Rangers Team News
Rangers boss Steven Gerrard is making ready to check the simplest of Hearts at Tynecastle on Sunday.
The Light Blues continue their tussle with Celtic for the title and come in the sport on the rear of 4 ordered Ladbrokes billet wins,
3 of that helped Gerrard win the league sponsors’ manager of the month award for September.
By contrast, the Gorgie facet have won just one of their last six league games, a 2-1 hat convert Hibernian at Easter Road.
Of their 2 losses within the previous twenty four fixtures, one came within the Europa League, and also the different was against Celtic.
On the road, they went unvanquishable in 9 of their preceding 10 visits and unbroken clean sheets in seven of the previous 10.
Meanwhile, their counterpart was unsuccessful in 9 of their last eleven overall games and was therefore in eleven of their previous twelve ahead of the house crowd.
Finally, for the past a few years, the Rangers are on a roll against this opponent,
and that they doubtless are tipped as overwhelming favorites to win this fixture.
Hearts manager Craig Levein has been boosted by the probable come of 2 key players for Sunday’s visit of Rangers.
Midfielder Peter Haring can build his unveiling of the season following groin hassle
and striker Uche Ikpeazu can come from a minor hamstring drawback if each come back through coaching sessions with none negative reaction.
Levein still includes a prolonged injury list, with Steven educator and Loic Damour simply in need of comebacks
and a bunch of others out future, however he believes the rising state of affairs will ease their troubles.
The former Scotland manager expressed his frustration once a 1-0 defeat by Kilmarnock
before the international break left Hearts while not a Ladbrokes billet conclusion at Tynecastle since March.
Levein was additional important of his players than he had been all season
and warned them to not come back knock on his door once tough players took their places following their returns to fitness.
Hearts vs Rangers H2H
Steven Gerrard’s men won the previous seven clashes on the trot.
19 of the previous twenty five wins visited the present table-toppers.
The Gers scored 2 or additional goals within the previous seven encounters.
At this venue, the guests won the previous 3 conferences in a very row.
21 of the previous twenty eight wins at this venue visited the guests.
What time is kick-off?
YOU can catch this game live on Sunday, October 20.
Kick-off is at 12.15pm.
When the sides last met here, Rangers ran out 3-1 winners back in April.
Which TV channel and live stream can I watch it on?
Sky Sports & BT Sport share the rights to Scottish Premiership matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedules
If televised on Sky Sports, subscribers can stream the match live on Sky Go / If televised on BT Sport,
subscribers can stream the match live on the BT Sport website & app
Who’s the ref?
Kevin Clancy is in charge for the first time since his controversial handling of HIbs v Celtic before the international break.
He’ll be assisted by David Roome and McFarlane with John McKendrick as fourth official.