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Clint Hill reacts to bagging a brace as Rangers demolish Peterhead

Rangers' Clint Hill

The Gers advanced to the League Cup quarter final last night.

Rangers' Clint HillRangers' Clint Hill

Rangers new boy Clint Hill has reacted to scoring twice in the Gers’ 5-0 win over Peterhead last night, in an interview with the club’s official website.

The 37-year old grabbed two goals from two Nico Kranjcar corners and was delighted, if a tad surprised, to get amongst the goals.

“I still can’t really get it into my head, there are times when I have been lucky enough to score the odd goal but to get two on one night has never happened in my career,” said Hill.

Rangers' Clint Hill and Joey Barton look dejected after Burnley's second goalRangers' Clint Hill and Joey Barton

“To say I’m ecstatic would be an understatement; you can’t beat it to be honest with you. I don’t know how I feel; I think I was a bit cheeky, I was going to go for my hat-trick there!

“If I’d got a hat-trick I would have gone home! I would have packed my bags up and gone back to Liverpool because I don’t think it could have got any better than that,” he added.

The former Queens Park Rangers defender put Mark Warburton’s men two up after pouncing on a loose ball in the Peterhead box, following Kranjcar’s excellent opening strike.

Ranger's Niko Kranjcar in action with Burnley's Scott ArfieldRanger's Niko Kranjcar in action with Burnley's Scott Arfield

It was three after 48 minutes, with Fiacre Kelleher turning the ball into his own net from a sharp Michael O’Halloran cross.

Hill grabbed his second goal of the evening eight minutes later when he headed home a Kranjcar corner, before Joe Dodoo finished off the night’s scoring with a tap in on the 65th minute.

Rangers manager Mark WarburtonRangers manager Mark Warburton

The win was the perfect antidote to Saturday’s disappointing draw with Hamilton, and Warburton will hope his squad take confidence into this weekend’s trip to Dundee.

Rangers have shown time and again that they are capable of blowing away lower league opposition, but they will need to replicate that form regularly against top flight sides if they are to enjoy the type of season everyone involved with the club is hoping for.

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