Rangers defender suggests an advantage Ibrox side have over Celtic

Ibrox side Rangers will face Old Firm rivals Celtic in the semi-finals of the Scottish Cup on Sunday.

Rangers defender Rob Kiernan has suggested on the club’s official website that his side will have an advantage against Celtic this weekend.

The Gers will take on Old Firm rivals Celtic in the semi-finals of the Scottish Cup at Hampden Park in Glasgow on Sunday afternoon.

Mark Warburton’s side will head into the game on the back of a 4-0 victory over Peterhead in the final of the Scottish Challenge Cup.

That match was also played at Hampden Park in Glasgow, and Rangers defender Kiernan has suggested that this will be an advantage for the Gers.

“It’s a good start for us at the National Stadium and we’re obviously back here again next week and it’s good for us to get a taste of it and a feel for the pitch and the surroundings,” the 25-year-old told Rangers’ official website after the game against Peterhead on Sunday afternoon. “It’ll stand us in good stead for next week.”

Rangers will head into the clash against Celtic high on confidence and will fancy their chances.

The Gers have already won the Scottish Championship title this season and will play in the Scottish Premiership during the 2016-17 campaign.

Warburton’s side will be determined to show what they are capable of by getting the better of the strongest team in Scotland, Celtic.

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