Predicted Rangers Lineup To Face Hamilton Academical In Scottish Premiership
Rangers will look to register their third consecutive win across all competitions, when they face off against Hamilton Academical at the New Douglas Park in the Scottish Premiership on Sunday.
The Gers come into the game in impressive form, having beaten Partick Thistle 2-0 in the league, before thrashing Ayr United 6-1 in the Scottish Cup this past weekend. Manager Graeme Murty will be hoping that his troop continues its solid run against the Accies to stay in touch with second-placed Aberdeen in the Premiership standings.
Defender Bruno Alves has returned to training and could come into the matchday squad for the trip to the New Douglas Park. However, youngster Ross McCrorie remains sidelined along with midfielders Graham Dorrans and Ryan Jack, while captain Lee Wallace will also miss out.
Probable Rangers XI
Manager: Graeme Murty
Wes Foderingham (GK)
The 27-year-old Englishman is the first choice for the Light Blues and should start between the sticks on Sunday.
James Tavernier (RB)
The right-back has had a very impressive season so far and recently signed a new deal with the club. Will want to celebrate it with a strong display against Hamilton.
David Bates (CB)
In the heart of the defence, David Bates is expected to retain his place ahead of Bruno Alves who only returned to full fitness recently.
Russell Martin (CB)
The on-loan Norwich City defender has slotted in seamlessly with the Gers since his January move. Should partner Bates at the back.
Declan John (LB)
The former Cardiff City man has become a key player for Murty’s side with his attacking intent from left-back being highly exceptional. A definite starter.
Jamie Murphy (RW)
The January window signing has had a good start to life with the Gers and scored in the win against Ayr. Will want to impress once again.
Sean Goss (CM)
The midfielder has proven to be a smart acquisition for the Gers and has established himself as a regular starter in the team. Should retain his place for the Hamilton game.
Greg Docherty (CM)
The 21-year-old joined the Gers from the Accies last month and impressed in the game against Ayr. Could be given a chance to impress against his former side.
Josh Windass (LW)
On the left-hand side, 24-year-old Englishman Josh Windass should retain his spot in the starting XI. Scored in the win over Ayr and will want to add to his tally of 12 goals for the season.
Jason Cummings (ST)
The on-loan Nottingham Forest striker has netted twice in six games across competitions since signing in January. Should get another chance to spearhead the attack.
Alfredo Morelos (ST)
The Colombian forward scored two in the thrashing of Ayr United and showed signs of striking up a threatening partnership at the top with Cummings. Will want to get his name on the scoresheet again on Sunday.