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Nikica Jelavic fouled by Youl Mawene, the ref awards a free kick. Youl Mawene goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Steven Davis takes the direct free kick.
Kari Arnason challenges Kirk Broadfoot unfairly and gives away a free kick. Shot comes in from Steven Davis from the free kick, save by David Gonzalez. Goal scored by Steven Naismith from close in low into the middle of the goal. Rangers 2-0 Aberdeen.Steven Davis provided the assist for the goal.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nikica Jelavic by Andrew Considine. Ross Perry restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Gregg Wylde, Header from deep inside the area by Nikica Jelavic goes over the bar.
Steven Whittaker challenges Youl Mawene unfairly and gives away a free kick. David Gonzalez restarts play with the free kick.
Steven Davis takes a shot. Isaac Osbourne gets a block in.
Isaac Osbourne fouled by Maurice Edu, the ref awards a free kick. Isaac Osbourne takes the direct free kick.
Steven Naismith booked for unsporting behaviour.
The ball is swung over by Kari Arnason, Gregg Wylde makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kari Arnason by Steven Naismith. Youl Mawene takes the free kick.
The ball is swung over by Gregg Wylde, Isaac Osbourne gets a block in.
Mohamed Chalali comes on in place of Rory McArdle.
Kari Arnason delivers the ball, clearance by Kirk Broadfoot.
A cross is delivered by Kirk Broadfoot, Youl Mawene manages to make a clearance.
Scott Vernon leaves the field to be replaced by Josh Magennis.
Maurice Edu gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kari Arnason. Maurice Edu receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Alejandro Bedoya comes on in place of Kyle Lafferty. Andrew Considine restarts play with the free kick.
Fraser Fyvie takes a shot. Save by Allan McGregor.
The ball is delivered by Rory McArdle, clearance made by Steven Whittaker.
Gregg Wylde produces a right-footed shot from long range which goes wide right of the goal.
Steven Davis delivers the ball, Rory McArdle makes a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Fraser Fyvie, Youl Mawene takes a shot. Save by Allan McGregor.
Centre by Peter Pawlett, clearance made by Steven Whittaker.
The ball is sent over by Steven Whittaker.
Scott Vernon takes a shot. Save made by Allan McGregor. Richard Foster has a header from close in and clears the crossbar.
Corner taken by Gregg Wylde from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Richard Foster.
Kyle Lafferty challenges Youl Mawene unfairly and gives away a free kick. Rory McArdle takes the direct free kick.
Scott Vernon is caught offside. Free kick taken by Steven Whittaker.
Kirk Broadfoot gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Peter Pawlett. Direct free kick taken by Rory McArdle.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kyle Lafferty by Youl Mawene. Direct free kick taken by Kirk Broadfoot.
Fraser Fyvie fouled by Steven Whittaker, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Fraser Fyvie. Kari Arnason produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target.
Gregg Wylde sends in a cross.
Steven Whittaker is brought on as a substitute for Dorin Goian.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Fraser Fyvie, Ross Perry makes a clearance.
The ball is sent over by Fraser Fyvie, Gregg Wylde manages to make a clearance.
Ryan Jack leaves the field to be replaced by Peter Pawlett.
Cross/shot by Gregg Wylde.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Dorin Goian on Fraser Fyvie. Robert Milsom delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, clearance made by Steven Naismith.
Kari Arnason produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Kari Arnason takes a shot. Steven Naismith gets a block in.
Steven Naismith produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.
Steven Davis is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Youl Mawene.
The ball is crossed by Gregg Wylde, Andrew Considine makes a clearance.
Ryan Jack fouled by Steven Davis, the ref awards a free kick. Youl Mawene takes the free kick.
Kari Arnason produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Gregg Wylde from the right by-line to the near post, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Dorin Goian goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Steven Davis produces a cross, blocked by Kari Arnason.
Nikica Jelavic fouled by Andrew Considine, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Steven Davis.
Kyle Lafferty takes a shot. Isaac Osbourne gets a block in.
The ball is crossed by Isaac Osbourne.
The ball is swung over by Gregg Wylde, clearance by Richard Foster.
Ryan Jack sends in a cross, save by Allan McGregor.
A goal is scored by Steven Davis from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Rangers 1-0 Aberdeen.The assist for the goal came from Nikica Jelavic.
The ball is sent over by Gregg Wylde, clearance made by Andrew Considine.
Effort on goal by Kyle Lafferty from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Isaac Osbourne gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Maurice Edu. Kirk Broadfoot takes the direct free kick.
Effort on goal by Gregg Wylde from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.
Ryan Jack challenges Dorin Goian unfairly and gives away a free kick. Dorin Goian takes the free kick.
Handball decision goes against Nikica Jelavic. Andrew Considine restarts play with the free kick.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Kyle Lafferty, Maurice Edu gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Gonzalez. David Gonzalez takes the free kick.
Steven Davis produces a cross, clearance made by Ryan Jack.
Gregg Wylde delivers the ball.
Kyle Lafferty takes a shot. Youl Mawene gets a block in.
The ball is swung over by Gregg Wylde, Youl Mawene makes a clearance.
First home success for Ally
Ally McCoist picked up his first home win as manager as Rangers secured a 2-0 victory over Aberdeen at Ibrox to remain top of the Clydesdale Bank Premier League.
Steven Davis and Steven Naismith netted as the Scottish champions bounced back from their midweek European disappointment - and left the Dons still waiting to end their 20-year wait for a victory in Govan.
Rangers made two changes from the side which exited the Europa League to Maribor on Thursday night.
Naismith returned from suspension and youngster Ross Perry was added to the starting line-up, with Lee Wallace injured and Juan Manuel Ortiz dropped to the bench.
Carlos Bocanegra made his SPL debut from the start while fellow American Alejandro Bedoya was named on the bench.
Aberdeen were boosted by the return of Rob Milsom from injury but Darren Mackie had to settle for a place among the substitutes despite his winner against Dundee in the Scottish Communities League Cup midweek.
Isaac Osbourne was forced out of the action for the Dons for several minutes early on for treatment following a clash with Maurice Edu but Rangers failed to make the most of their numerical advantage before he returned sporting a bandage on his head.
The home side gradually began to apply pressure and Gregg Wylde should have done better with a shot that he dragged wide of the target.
Kyle Lafferty ran onto Nikica Jelavic's knockdown and raced into the box only to fire just over the crossbar.
Jelavic then set up Davis, who had better luck with a lofted effort that fell beyond the grasp of goalkeeper David Gonzalez and sneaked into the back of the net at the far post with 15 minutes gone.
Rangers could have doubled their advantage when Wylde delivered a tempting corner into the packed goalmouth where Dorin Goian rose above everyone else only to nod just over.
Aberdeen had so far failed to pose any problems for the opposition defence and Kari Arnason tried his luck with a shot from 25 yards that fizzed well wide, with Allan McGregor untroubled in the Rangers goal.
At the other end, Maurice Edu went to ground in the box under pressure from Youl Mawene but contact was minimal and the American then sent a header flashing past the post after connecting well with a cross from Wylde.
Rangers made a change on the stroke of half-time when Goian was replaced by Steven Whittaker, who had been sidelined with a broken toe.
Aberdeen could have been back on level terms just after the restart when Scott Vernon took advantage of a mix-up between Perry and Bocanegra and burst into the box only to find himself forced too wide to unleash the shot.
Wylde saw a long ball from the left-flank bounce off the bar on the way over as Rangers tried to pile on the pressure and add to their first half opener.
Jelavic then collected a nod down from Edu and should have scored but rifled across goal and past the upright.
Rangers were almost left to rue those missed opportunities, when McGregor was called into action to palm a Vernon shot to safety, before Richard Foster's diving header crashed off the crossbar.
Bedoya was handed his Rangers debut when he replaced Lafferty with a little more than 20 minutes to go, to loud applause from the Ibrox crowd.
Aberdeen pushed forward in search of a late equaliser but lacked a cutting edge in front of goal and struggled to carve out any real chances.
Davis could have added to his tally for the day but his effort was blocked by Osbourne, before Naismith lashed home from close range after Gonzalez fumbled a Davis free-kick in injury time.
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