Rangers defender Lee Wallace picks positives from heavy Celtic defeat

Lee Wallace in action against Rangers

Rangers lost against Old Firm rivals Celtic away from home at Celtic Park in the Scottish Premiership on Saturday.

Rangers' Lee WallaceRangers defender Lee Wallace

Rangers defender Lee Wallace has told the club’s official website that there were a few positives from the defeat to Celtic on Saturday afternoon.

The Gers suffered an embarrassing 5-1 defeat to Old Firm rivals Celtic away from home at Celtic Park in the Scottish Premiership.

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Mark Warburton’s side were not expected to win against the Hoops, but not many would have thought that they could lose so badly.

Rangers left-back Wallace, who is 29 years of age, featured against Celtic on Saturday afternoon.

Lee Wallace celebrates after scoring the first goal for RangersLee Wallace

The former Heart of Midlothian defender started the match and played for the entire 90 minutes.

Wallace has highlighted some positives from the Gers’ defeat to Celtic, but he has admitted that the performance was disappointing.

“I will always look for positives,” Wallace told Rangers’ official website. “It might be different when I go home tonight and watch the game back, but there were small positives in the first half – is that good enough for us though?

“No, but these are the things we need to look at – things we did well and why we did it. If you are to look at the things we did well, we played one and two touch stuff, we played forward, we attacked fast and we played forward.

“But we didn’t do that enough today, and that’s a big disappointment as it’s a big factor in how we play.”

Rangers' Lee Wallace (R) in action with Livingston's Ben GordonLee Wallace (R) in action with Ben Gordon

Over the course of the 90 minutes at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon, hosts Celtic had 57% of the possession, took 20 shots of which nine were on target, and earned three corners, according to BBC Sport.

Visitors Rangers had 43% of the possession, took six shots of which two were on target, and earned one corner, according to BBC Sport.

Rangers' Lee Wallace (R) in action with St Mirren's Stuart CarswellLee Wallace (R) in action with Stuart Carswell

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