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Mark Warburton explains what Rangers have tried to improve this week

The Gers are preparing for a crucial clash with Hibs this weekend.

Rangers manager Mark Warburton has revealed which aspects of his team’s game were worked on this week, in the aftermath of Sunday’s hard-fought win over St. Mirren.

The Gers’ toiled at times, against a stubborn Saints side but eventually found their breakthrough, via a well-taken Jason Holt goal, to continue their 100% start to the league campaign.

While pleased with the grit and determination shown by his side, Warburton identified plenty of room for improvement and set about working on those areas this week.

“We have looked at how we started as a team, we looked at how we took care of the football, and not to give it away cheaply,” said the Gers boss, on rangers.co.uk.

“What we do well is to be patient with the ball and to move the ball, and to try and dominate possession.

“If we do that, we are a good team, but if we are loose and slack and give it away, we give our opponents some hope and we give them opportunities as well.

“We looked at that very closely, individually as well as a group, and we hope we are better for it,” he added.

Warburton’s sky-high standards have been the driving force behind Rangers’ excellent campaign and his refusal to settle for below those – even when three points are earned – has ensured everyone at the club knows what’s expected of them.

The Gers face a crunch tie with Hibs on Sunday knowing a win will take them 11 points clear and a whole lot closer to guaranteeing their return to the top flight.

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