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Dublin: 12°C Thursday 28 January 2021

Rangers cut Celtic's lead to two points after comfortable win over 10-man Hibs

Ryan Kent, Joe Aribo and Jermaine Defoe all hit the net for Steven Gerrard’s side.

RANGERS CONVINCINGLY DEFEATED Hibernian tonight to narrow the gap to Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic. 

hibernian-v-rangers-ladbrokes-scottish-premiership-easter-road Steven Gerrard after the win at Easter Road. Source: Steve Welsh

Steven Gerrard saw his side run out 3-0 winners at Easter Road with a couple of early goals laying the foundations.

Ryan Kent put them ahead in the 4th minute before Joe Aribo doubled the advantage by the 8th minute.

Jermaine Defoe sealed victory when he fired in a third goal after the break and Hibernian’s woes were compounded with the sending-off of Ryan Porteous seeing them finish the game with 10 men.

hibernian-v-rangers-ladbrokes-scottish-premiership-easter-road Ryan Porteous was sent-off during the Easter Road clash. Source: Steve Welsh

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