AFTER making it three wins on the spin in the league for the first time this season, manager Mark Warburton was understandably thrilled.
A Martyn Waghorn double had Gers cruising and they really should have added to their tally before Dougie Imrie pulled one back for Accies late-on to set up a nervy finish.
Regardless, Warburton was still fulsome in his praise of his players.
Speaking to RangersTV.tv, he said: “I am delighted. This is a tough place to come to – a difficult venue, but I thought in the first half we were good. The first 10 or 15 minutes were a bit frenetic and we expected that, but we got the goal and apart from five minutes after half time we then had a dominant period for 20-25 minutes and should have been out of sight.
“We cut them open time and time again, and played some very, very good football. The fans, again, I thought were outstanding tonight, so it was a good performance, although more nervy than it had to be giving away a loose goal, but overall for most of the time, that was a very good performance.”
After creating so many opportunities to score more goals, Warburton again called on his men to be more clinical, although he did express his satisfaction at the number of times they found themselves in good positions.
The manager continued: “We need to be more clinical, and we always say that. It is a difficult surface and it is pleasing to see midfielders getting into those positions – Jason Holt for example in the first half – some outstanding forward runs, and then James Tavernier in the second half.
“Yes, he’ll be the first to say he has missed two or three gilt-edged opportunities, but, as a midfield man breaking forward and getting in the box and being found with a good quality pass was pleasing.
“And, as I say, the backing tonight was magnificent and never taken for granted.”