RANGERS drew with Hamilton Accies on Sunday and we’re pulled together this list of facts and figures from the games in our regular feature Match In Numbers.
19 – Rangers have contested the opening league game of the season at Ibrox on no fewer than 19 of the previous 25 seasons, losing only once, to Hearts in 2014.
26 – Rangers are unbeaten by the Accies in 26 matches since Hamilton won 2-1 in December 1938.
5 – Martyn Waghorn has now scored five goals in as many matches for the Gers this season. Mark Warburton will be hoping that the injury he picked up towards the end of the match will not keep him out of action for long.
9 – Nine of the eleven goals the Light Blues have scores in competitive action this season have been scored from inside the box with only the first two of the season, scored by James Tavernier and Martyn Waghorn, were from outside.
95 – Across the opening five games, Gers have had a total of ninety five shots on target throughout the opening five games of the season, an average of 19 per game, scoring eleven goals. In total, the opposition have had twenty eight and have scored once, an average of 5.6 per game. Last season, across the first five matches of the season, the Gers had an average of 14.7 shots on target, with the opposition averaging at 6.3.
65 – Across the opening five competitive games of the season, the Gers have had 65.2% average possession, marginally up from the 63.2% average in the first five games of last season.