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Rangers-owned Zak Rudden scores past another Celtic goalkeeper

General views of Ibrox Stadium during the Rangers v St Johnstone - Scottish League Cup Quarter-Final at Ibrox Stadium on October 28, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Zak Rudden, of Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers, scored past Celtic's Conor Hazard on Saturday.

Zak Rudden of Rangers celebrates after scoring a goal in the second half of the game during the Pre-Season Friendly between Rangers and Bury at Ibrox Stadium on July 6, 2018 in Glasgow,...

Rangers starlet Zak Rudden made headlines for scoring against a Celtic goalkeeper last week - and now he's just done it against a different one.

Rudden scored past Celtic loanee Ross Doohan last week as Falkirk beat Ayr United 1-0.

The Championship side today managed to extend his loan from Rangers until the end of the season, and the brilliant 18-year-old picked up where he left off.

The Bairns held Partick Thistle to a 1-1 draw and Rudden grabbed a 76th-minute equaliser, scoring past another promising Celtic keeper in Conor Hazard.

 

Hazard is a hot prospect on the green half of the Old Firm divide, and Hoops boss Brendan Rodgers said last year that he feels the 20-year-old will be a 'very good keeper' [official site].

As for the Rangers prospect, Rudden, who now has nine goals for a team that's spent most of the season at the bottom of the Championship, has justified his manager's comparison to Ally McCoist this week. 

Ray McKinnon told The Scottish Sun: “He is a goalscorer, he needs to be in that six-yard box, like an Ally McCoist type. He just sniffs out goals.”

Rudden also won praise from Rangers manager Steven Gerrard last summer after scoring in a pre-season friendly. Gerrard likes him and, with two goals against two Celtic prospects, the Ibrox faithful will start to very soon.

Zak Rudden of Rangers celebrates after scoring a goal in the second half of the game during the Pre-Season Friendly between Rangers and Bury at Ibrox Stadium on July 6, 2018 in Glasgow,...

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