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Steve Clarke makes claim about Rangers' Connor Goldson

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.

Connor Goldson escaped a red card for Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers on Saturday, says Steve Clarke.

Connor Goldson of Rangers in action during the UEFA Europa League Qualifying Round match between Rangers and Shkupi at Ibrox Stadium on July 12, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Steve Clarke has told The Scottish Sun that he believes Rangers defender Connor Goldson should have seen red in Saturday's 1-1 draw with Kilmarnock at Ibrox.

Goldson, a £3 million signing by Rangers last summer [The Record], was booked in the closing minutes by referee Greg Aitken after tackling Liam Millar.

It was a tactical foul by the Gers centre-back, with Millar in a promising position, and Killie boss Clarke suggested to The Scottish Sun that the big man could've gone.

He said: "The referee ran the game as he saw fit and if there was going to be a red card it would have been for Rangers.

 

“If it was going to happen it would have been for the tackle by Goldson on Millar.

“He was going through on goal and had a chance to get a shot away. But the ref chose to give yellow and we accept that.”

Conor McAleny, a first-half substitute, fired Clarke's side ahead on the half-hour mark, but a tidy finish from Alfredo Morelos on 64 minutes salvaged a point for Steven Gerrard's troops.

But the damage might already be done.

Rangers, who were knocked out of the Scottish Cup at the quarter-final stage in midweek, will be 10 points behind Celtic in the Premiership if their Old Firm rivals win at Dundee today.

Connor Goldson of Rangers celebrates after scoring his team's opening goal during the first leg of the UEFA Europa League Play Off match between Rangers and FC Ufa at Ibrox Stadium on...

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