Martyn Waghorn hails Rangers' resilience in win over Motherwell

Rangers' Martyn Waghorn celebrates scoring their fourth goal

Mark Warburton's side began their campaign with a 2-0 win the Scottish League Cup.

Rangers' Martyn Waghorn celebrates scoring their fourth goal

Rangers striker Martyn Waghorn has praised the side in an interview with the club’s official website following their win over Motherwell.

Mark Warburton’s side began their season on Saturday afternoon as they took on Motherwell in the revamped Scottish League Cup.

It was a positive start to the campaign for them too as goals from James Tavernier and Waghorn himself saw them to a 2-0 victory.

Rangers' Martyn Waghorn scores their second goal from the penalty spot

It was a tight game between the two sides as Motherwell created a number of chances in the first half but failed to convert them into goals.

And Waghorn has credited his side for showing resilience to make a positive start in the competition.

“It took a bit of time for us to get going, but credit to the boys – we dug in, got the clean sheet, two goals and overall it’s a positive start to the cup competition,” he told rangers.co.uk.

“We have come into every competition wanting to win and compete. We want to win every game – and that’s what Rangers do.”

Rangers manager Mark Warburton celebrates at the end of the match

Rangers will now be hoping that this positive start has laid down a marker for the rest of the campaign.

There is a lot of anticipation surrounding Warburton’s side this season, with many Rangers fans hoping to see them challenge Celtic for the title in their first year back in the top flight.

It will likely be a tough ask for them to do so, but the win over Motherwell was the perfect start to what is likely to be an exciting year in Scotland.

Rangers manager Mark Warburton celebrates at the end of the match

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