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Aberdeen 2-4 Rangers: Morelos, Tavernier & Defoe score in win

Aberdeen 2-4 Rangers: Morelos, Tavernier & Defoe score in win

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Alfredo Morelos was sent off for the third time against Aberdeen this season as Rangers emerged victorious in a tempestuous contest to edge ahead of their Scottish Premiership rivals. Steven Gerrard's side stay six points behind leaders Celtic after a Morelos brace, James Tavernier's penalty, and a Jermain Defoe strike earned the points. Morelos and Scott McKenna, who were involved in an incident in the first game of the season, were both shown red cards after appearing to aim kicks at each other in a challenge. At that stage, the scoreline was 3-2 after Sam Cosgrove scored his second of the game from the penalty spot but, as Aberdeen searched for a leveller, Defoe secured Rangers' win.The v...
Rangers 3-2 HJK Helsinki: Jermain Defoe makes debut and Steven Davis returns to Ibrox

Rangers 3-2 HJK Helsinki: Jermain Defoe makes debut and Steven Davis returns to Ibrox

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boys in blue The pair played 45 minutes of the friendly and Steven Gerrard was satisfied with their perfomances Jermain Defoe made his Rangers debut and Steven Davis returned to Ibrox as the new signings played 45 minutes of a 3-2 friendly win over HJK Helsinki. The game afforded Ibrox boss Steven Gerrard the opportunity to get his players some much-needed game time after Friday’s William Hill Scottish Cup tie at Cowdenbeath was postponed. Gerrard made 11 changes at half-time and saw his side overcome striker Alfredo Morelos’ former team thanks to goals from Scott Arfield, Nikola Katic and Daniel Candeias in front of 21,224 fans. Gerrard told Rangers TV: “My initial plan was to go strong against Cowdenbeath and then give people more minutes. ...
Defoe earns Bournemouth comeback win over Brighton

Defoe earns Bournemouth comeback win over Brighton

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Jermain Defoe scored a well-taken winner as Bournemouth came from behind to claim their first Premier League win of the season against Brighton.Defoe turned in the box and drilled home a clinical finish - his first goal since joining the Cherries in the summer - after being put through by substitute Jordon Ibe.Winger Ibe has struggled since arriving at Bournemouth from Liverpool for £15m in 2016, but he also made the first goal with a clever backheel to Andrew Surman, who coolly stroked in.After a dismal first half, the game came to life in the second period as Solly March headed in the opener for visitors Brighton from Pascal Gross' pinpoint cross.Minutes earlier, defender Dale Stephens nodded an effort against the crossbar after Surman had cleared Shane Duffy's header and Davy Propper's ...