Rangers boss Mark Warburton slightly critical despite Ibrox side’s Scottish Challenge Cup win

Mark Warburton

Ibrox side Rangers won against Peterhead in the final of the Scottish Challenge Cup on Sunday afternoon.

Rangers manager Mark Warburton has suggested to the club’s official website that his side did not play well in the opening 15 minutes of the Scottish Challenge Cup against Peterhead on Sunday afternoon.

The Gers got the better of Peterhead at Hampden Park in Glasgow 4-0 to compete a double.

The Glasgow giants won the Scottish Championship title last week to gain automatic promotion to the Scottish Premiership.

Rangers were firm favourites to win against Peterhead on Sunday afternoon and were dominant throughout the 90 minutes.

Warburton, though, believes that his players did not pass the ball well in the opening minutes of the encounter. The Rangers boss seems to believe that it was due to the pitch at Hampden Park.

“The surface was difficult and we didn’t really get the ball moving in the first 15 minutes but then we were good, we got the own goal and a great strike from Tav for a magnificent second goal,” the Englishman told Rangers’ official website.

“We certainly dominated possession and it was a well deserved victory I felt. We’ve been fit all season and finished games strongly so that’s credit to the players’ hard work and the staff that work with them.”

Rangers will return to Hampden Park next weekend when they take on Old Firm rivals Celtic in the semi-finals of the Scottish Cup.

The Gers will head into the game high on confidence and will fancy their chances against the current Scottish Premiership leaders.

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