Martyn Waghorn insists Rangers will not slip up after victory over Hibernian

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Mark Warburton's men moved three points clear at the top of the table following Monday's win.

Martyn Waghorn has insisted that Rangers will not become complacent following their victory over title-rivals Hibernian, and instead backs the side to build upon their important win, Sky Sports reports.

The 25-year-old scored the goal that sealed a 4-2 win for Mark Warburton's side on Monday, and put the Gers three points clear of both Hibs and Falkirk in the Scottish Championship. Having beaten their nearest rivals, and with a trip to lowly Dumbarton ahead at the weekend, there may have been concerns that Rangers may head into the game believing that three points were in the bag, which may prove especially dangerous given the club's recent shaky form. 

However, Waghorn has insisted that the players have put the Hibs victory to the back of their minds, and are fully focused on the upcoming clash.

"After Monday's win, it's given everybody a boost going into the new year and we're looking forward to it," he told Sky Sports.

"There's no danger of us suffering a hangover from Monday's win. We're Rangers. We've got to deal with it. We're all professionals and we have to build on the Hibs win."

While the Gers secured a major win in the most recent game, they will know that their lead at the top could evaporate once again by the end of the weekend should they slip up against Dumbarton, and other results go against them.

And Waghorn will know how important it is that he in particular stays focused, and does not dwell on previous results. The former Wigan Athletic forward has been in scintillating form this term, with 17 goals in just 18 games, and it may well be his ability to keep scoring - regardless of the quality of the opposition - that decides whether they return to the Premiership or not. 

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