ROSS McCrorie dedicated his second senior goal to his ill grandma after resucuing a point for Rangers in the race for second.

The 20-year-old netted a fighting header just after the hour mark which broight the Gers level after conceding an early penalty at Pittodrie.

McCrorie admitted to doubts over whether the spot-kick should have been awarded when Alfredo Morelos had appeared to win the ball in the 14th minute.

Speaking to RangersTV he said: “It was battling goal from me, it was a 50/50 but a goal is a goal and I was happy to get the team back on level terms but disappointed not to get the three points.

“I am dedicating that goal to my Gran because she has not got long to live. I hope she is watching and I hope she is proud.

“I think it was two different halves, they were completely different. In the first half I don’t think we played to our usual standards, we let it slip and gave away a slack goal.

“To be honest I don’t think it was a penalty and in the second half we came out all guna blazing and I thought it was a lot better.

“I was right behind the penalty incident and I saw Alfredo get the ball first, I don’t think it was one.

“The first 15 minutes we started really well and got off to a good start and then they got the goal which wasn’t ideal timing and we had to come back fighting.”

The result leaves Rangers one point behind Aberdeen in the table with a game left to play in the Premiership.

Hibernian face Hearts tomorrow evening with the Edinburgh side on 66 points to the Gers 69. The Dons go to Parkhead on the final day of the season as Rangers travel to Easter Road.

McCrorie continued:

“We came here to get the three points to solidify second place and we have a big game on Sunday now – I am looking forward to that.

“That game is huge now, we need to rely on other results but we need to go to Hibs and hope for the three points.”

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