Morton 0-4 Rangers - Waghorn hat-trick gets Warburton back to winning ways

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Rangers have maintained their 100% league record after a 4-0 win over Morton.

Rangers bounced back from their Scottish League Cup disappointment against St. Johnstone with a 4-0 win away at Morton this afternoon.

The 3-1 midweek loss to St. Johnstone was Mark Warburton's first competitive defeat as Rangers boss, and he had to try and pick up his players for today's trip to Morton.

Fortunately, his side got off to the perfect start as Nathan Oduwa was fouled inside the penalty area after just 12 minutes, giving Martyn Waghorn the chance to score from the penalty spot - and he duly obliged.

Waghorn then grabbed his second as he converted a Barrie McKay cross, before prolific right back James Tavernier got yet another goal to make it 3-0 before half time.

Former Sunderland man Waghorn then completed his hat-trick in the final ten minutes, bagging his 14th goal of the season to round off a convincing win.

The victory means Rangers sit nine points clear at the top of the Scottish Championship, having won all eight of their league games this term, scoring 28 goals and conceding just four in the process.

The response today will have delighted manager Warburton, who now knows his side can bounce back in the right manner after losing games.

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