Richard Foster says Rangers need to get job done at Ibrox against Motherwell

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Richard Foster is looking for Rangers to take advantage of Motherwell's poor away record on Thursday night.

Rangers defender Richard Foster has told the clubs official website of the importance of securing a win on Thursday night and establishing a first-leg lead in a vital play-off clash.

Motherwell haven’t been strong on the road this season, winning only three times away from Fir Park, drawing one and losing 12 while conceding 42 goals.

Their home performances haven’t been much been much better with seven wins, five draws and seven losses, but they have a considerably better goals scored to conceded ratio, scoring 23 and conceding 21.

With their last away win coming on 4th April against Kilmarnock, Foster is aware of how important taking advantage of the home tie is for Rangers, although he is expecting a difficult game against an experienced side.

"I think their record is very good at home and they've maybe not done so well away from home but I'm sure that's something that they will be looking to rectify,” he said.

"They have a lot of experience in the team right the way through from Stephen McManus to Stephen Pearson to Scott McDonald.

“They know how to deal with these games and they've all played at Ibrox before and that won't faze them.

"It'll be a tough game and they will be organised and they have good quality going forward."

Rangers know how difficult it can be when you are a team low on confidence and with only one win in their last six games, Motherwell head into the Thursday’s game in poor run of form.

Foster thinks that having a week to get their heads around the play-off games could help, but he is aware that a lot of the Motherwell players were rested ahead of the game, unlike the Gers players who have faced a hectic play-off schedule.

The aim of returning to the Scottish Premiership and bringing the fans back to Ibrox has almost been realised by the Light Blues, though, with two games standing between them and the league that they believe they should be in.

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