Rangers ace Dean Shiels hoping to score against Hearts again this weekend

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Rangers midfielder Dean Shiels has a great record against Hearts.

Rangers midfielder Dean Shiels has told the club's official website that he is looking to continue his fine recent goalscoring form against Heart of Midlothian this week.

Rangers have been impressive under new manager Stuart McCall, losing just once so far, but last weekend's draw against Falkirk was a blow.

Nicky Law's late equaliser helped Rangers come back from 2-0 down to earn a draw, but dropping points helped Hibernian leapfrog them into second place.

That leaves Rangers needing to beat league champions Hearts on Sunday in order to stand a chance of earning second place, whilst Hibernian travel to face Falkirk.

It's a daunting task for Rangers considering just how imperious Hearts have been in the Scottish Championship, but one Rangers player will be relishing the contest.

Midfielder Dean Shiels came off the bench against Falkirk, and having previously played for Hibernian, the Northern Ireland international has plenty of experience of playing against Hearts, scoring against them on multiple occasions.

Speaking to the Rangers official website, Shiels is hoping that his form against Hearts continues this weekend, with Rangers desperately needing a win. 

"I am not the most popular person at Tynecastle but it is all part of the game and I have a good record and I have scored a few goals there," said Shiels.

"Hopefully the good run continues and we get the result because we have a lot of belief that we can go there and win and we know what we have to do, it is just carrying that out on the day," he added.

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