Rangers boss Mark Warburton and Harry Forrester react on Twitter to Cowdenbeath hammering

Mark Warburton

Rangers defeated Cowdenbeath 5-1 at Ibrox in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup.

Rangers manager Mark Warburton has told BBC Radio Scotland that he was pleased with his side’s performance against Cowdenbeath.

The Gers got the better of the Scottish League One side at Ibrox in Glasgow in the fourth round of the prestigious competition.

Martyn Waghorn was the star of the show for Rangers, as he scored a hat-trick to help his team register a comfortable 5-1 win.

"It was a tough challenge, so we had to prepare well and perform well and we did that,” Warburton told BBC Radio Scotland. "We had players all over the park looking to score and get into scoring positions. We have options and I am delighted with the squad we have."

Harry Forrester made his debut for Rangers against Cowdenbeath, coming on as a substitute in the 62nd minute.

The 25-year-old attacking midfielder, who joined the Glasgow giants on a six-month loan deal from Doncaster Rovers earlier this month, has expressed his delight at turning out for the Gers on Twitter.

Over the course of the 90 minutes at Ibrox, hosts Rangers had as much as 69% of the possession, took 30 shots of which 14 were on target, and earned 12 corners.

Visitors Cowdenbeath had just 31% of the possession, took five shots of which one was on target, and earned two corners.

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