Mark Warburton reacts to Kenny Miller's wondergoal, raves about Gers squad

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Rangers earned a narrow 1-0 win over Queen of the South this afternoon.

Rangers boss Mark Warburton has told Sporting Life that he though Kenny Miller's winning goal against Queen of the South today was 'special'.

The Gers went into the game having seen second placed Hibernian beat Alloa 3-0 on Saturday, so knew they needed to beat Queen of the South in order to regain their eight point lead at the top of the Scottish Championship.

It was the first game since Martyn Waghorn - who has hit 28 goals this season - was confirmed to be out for a number of weeks having injured his knee against Kilmarnock in midweek, and it looks like Rangers would miss their leading goalscorer.

Rangers were frustrated in the first half but did finally take the lead in the second half, as Kenny Miller scored a stunning winner just past the hour mark.

After receiving a throw-in, Miller turned and let the ball bounce before smashing a dipping volley over goalkeeper James Atkinson and into the net.

Following the final whistle, manager Warburton spoke to Sporting Life about the Ibrox legend's goal, stating that it was a 'special strike' - but felt Rangers were disappointing at Palmerston.

Warburton also raved about the strength of his squad, stating that even without Waghorn, he has a host of 'really good players' - including those who were on the bench against Queen of the South.

"It was a special strike from Kenny," said Warburton. "He sets a good example. He came off the bench and got the goal which was really important. But as a squad can we be better? That was as poor as we've been all season in the last 20 minutes."

"It's not about Martyn. I'm not going to say we won't miss a guy who has scored 28 goals - of course we will. But look at our bench - Kenny Miller, Gedion Zelalem, Nicky Law, Dean Shiels, Dom Ball, Harry Forrester - all really good players. We'll miss Martyn but it's about the squad," he added.

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