Kenny Miller indicates what was the turning point in Rangers’ season

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Miller believes there is one victory which changed Rangers’ season.

Speaking to the Daily Mail, 35-year-old striker Miller indicated that Rangers’ victory over Hibernian in March was the turning point of the Light Blues’ campaign.

Miller, who has netted 62 goals for Rangers, said: “It was a big turning point in our season. We had owed Hibs one and we proved that could go there and win.”

That victory - by a two-goal scoreline away at Hibs - was the first of Stuart McCall’s management reign, having seen his previous two fixtures end as draws.

Not only did the result kick-start Rangers’ push for the play-offs, which was lagging in the weeks prior to McCall’s appointment, but it also meant that the Light Blues’ got over something of a hoodoo against Alan Stubbs’ side, having lost the last three Championship games against them by a 9-1 aggregate result.

Rangers now face Hibs in a two-legged play-off semi-final, looking to get out of the Championship and into the Premiership at the end of this campaign.

McCall’s side have already progressed through one stage of the competition to reach this tie with Hibs, and the first-leg is to be held at Ibrox tonight. The return fixture in on Saturday, and the winner of the semi-final will go on to face Motherwell for a place in the top flight.

Having enjoyed some real momentum heading into the final weeks of the season, Rangers certainly have an advantage over Hibs, and that vital 2-0 victory back in March proves to the side that they have all the quality needed to defeat their play-off rivals.

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