ON THIS DAY in 2003 Rangers were away to Livingston and returned with three points from a 2-1 win thanks to goals from Shota Arveladze and Lorenzo Amoruso.
Alex McLeish’s side races into a two-goal lead after only 16 minutes through headed goals from Amoruso and then Arveladze and never looked in danger of relinquishing that advantage, despite Eugene Dadi’s last-gasp header that restored some respectability to the scoreline for the home side.
It was the performance of the referee John Rowbotham that attracted most attention, however, as he made a serious of questionable decisions that threatened to detract from Rangers’ impressive showing.
The referee chose to ignore Mikel Arteta’s stamp at Phillippe Brinquin before denying the Rangers player a clear-cut penalty when he was tripped by Marvin Andrews in the box.
Livingston were then awarded a controversial spot-kick when Roland Zarate seemed to fall unchallenged in the box but Stefan Klos made amends by saving the penalty with his legs.
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Lorenzo Amoruso Goal
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Shota Arveladze Goal
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- Click to view more goals scored by Lorenzo Amoruso free HERE
- Click to view goals from season 2002/03 on RangersTV HERE
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