Chris Sutton offers instant reaction on Twitter to Rangers' 2-0 defeat at Hearts

Chris Sutton - Lincoln City Manager

Rangers lost 2-0 away at hearts tonight, with the pressure mounting on Ibrox boss Mark Warburton.

Rangers lost 2-0 away at Hearts this evening, putting the pressure back on manager Mark Warburton in the process.

The Gers had dropped just four points in seven games heading into tonight's clash, and were in high spirits having come from a goal down to beat Partick Thistle 2-1 on Saturday.

General view of TynecastleGeneral view of Tynecastle

This trip to Edinburgh promised to be a much tougher test for Rangers, and so it proved as MK Dons-bound manager Robbie Neilson signed off from Hearts in style.

Rangers were undone by a goal in each half from striker Robbie Muirhead, who bagged his first goals for Hearts with two finishes from some slack Rangers defending.

Rangers manager Mark Warburton before the matchRangers manager Mark Warburton

Hearts had more possession, more shots on goal and more shots on target than Rangers, who hit the target with just one of their seven shots on goal in a dismal night for Warburton and his side.

The result puts Rangers back down to third place in the Scottish Premiership table, and eight points behind league leaders Celtic, who also have three games in hand on the Gers.

Chris Sutton - Lincoln City ManagerChris Sutton

With Hearts and Aberdeen both looking strong, Rangers' chances of claiming second place took a hit tonight, and the pressure is back on manager Warburton after such a disappointing night at Tynecastle.

After the final whistle, pundit Chris Sutton took to Twitter to give his reaction to the result, suggesting that Rangers are miles away from being a strong second-placed team as chairman Dave King wants, but felt Hearts were 'terrific' in their win.

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