Hearts 1-0 Rangers: Oliver Bozanic settles eventful Scottish Cup quarter-finalOliver Bozinac celebrates after scoring what proved the matchwinning goal against RangersHearts’ players celebrate at full time after beating Rangers Daniel Stendel celebrates Hearts' goal on the touchline Hearts 1 Rangers 0 RECAP as Daniel Stendel's side secure Scottish Cup semi-final spot. Rangers fans rejoice as Hearts Scottish Cup quarter-final details confirmed. GRV Media, 18 Mulberry Avenue, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 0WN The club confirmed the news via a t weet from the official club accoun t on Friday afternoon. Since then Hearts' league position has become perilous, but they join Edinburgh rivals Hibernian in Sunday's semi-final draw.Gerrard had omitted Morelos from his matchday squad after the striker returned home late from a trip to Colombia, arranged due to his suspension in European competition. "We lost a goal and also Michael Smith and it was a terrible time to lose a goal, as well as two key players lost through injury. Aribo then found space on the left with Defoe unmarked in the middle, but Dikamona stretched out a leg to cut out the cross, and the chance was gone.As Rangers ran out of ideas, Tynecastle exploded with joy and Stendel hugged his coaching staff with delight on the touchline. The scoreline flattered Hearts. Scottish League Cup Semi Final.
Rangers fans have rejoiced after details were released for the Scottish Cup quarter-final clash against Hearts at the end of the month.It’s a tie that has taken on even more significance in light of recent league results.The Gers comfortably negotiated their two previous rounds of Cup action, defeating Stranraer 2-0 before running away 4-1 victors at Hamilton.However, it’s been a different story altogether in the league, with two defeats and a draw in the last five games.Daniel Stendel’s Hearts were responsible for one of those defeats and the Jambos have secured four points from two meetings with the Gers in Edinburgh this season.Tynecastle hasn’t been a happy hunting ground for Gerrard and Rangers this season. "I'm delighted to get through, I thought the performance was very strong. None was forthcoming, and the officials were chased down the tunnel by a chorus of boos.Damour had a more legitimate attempt on goal after the restart, but his powerful volley was well-blocked by Edmundson. Hearts stunned Rangers for the second time this season to knock them out of the Scottish Cup in a fiery quarter-final at Tynecastle. The 1976 Scottish Cup Final was played on 1 May 1976 at Hampden Park in Glasgow and was the final of the 91st Scottish Cup. Rangers were effervescent from the off, and never looked troubled against a Hearts team attempting to adopt a more expansive game plan than in recent weeks. "Craig Levein had built this team to be hard to beat, but he couldn't find a creative formula; MacPhee's attempt to cause Rangers problems by being more open foundered, as Steven Gerrard's side cut them open time after time. Washington then passed up a glorious chance by spooning a header from Michael Smith's cross over from just eight yards out.Rangers, lacking a focal point up front, seemed bereft of ideas. Scottish Cup Quarter Final. He is utterly crucial to Rangers' chances of silverware this season.
Rangers will face holders Celtic in their first final since 2016 after dismantling managerless Hearts in the last four of the Scottish League Cup. Hearts 1-0 Rangers: Oliver Bozanic settles eventful Scottish Cup quarter-finalOliver Bozinac celebrates after scoring what proved the matchwinning goal against RangersHearts’ players celebrate at full time after beating Rangers Daniel Stendel celebrates Hearts' goal on the touchline Jack then thumped a terrific volley just past the far post, but Hearts still had the better of the play, before there was a chaotic ending to the first half.Naismith chased a through-ball and then screamed for a penalty as Edmundson punched the ball away with his arm. A Scottish Cup quarter-final draw between Hearts and Rangers could cause Scottish Premiership fixture chaos after the date for any replay was confirmed.. Hearts cast aside their relegation fears to stun Rangers 1-0 in a frenetic, controversial Scottish Cup quarter-final at Tynecastle.The first half was dominated by questionable refereeing decisions, but the team bottom of the Scottish Premiership took a deserved lead on 57 minutes through Oliver Bozanic, after Rangers captain James Tavernier sold goalkeeper Allan McGregor short with a back-pass.George Edmundson spurned two glorious chances to equalise for Rangers, as Hearts stood firm late on, with substitute Clevid Dikamona, who had replaced the injured John Souttar, a colossus in defence.Referee Steven McLean ignored seemingly clear penalty appeals for both teams, and was lenient with Loic Damour and Ryan Jack, who might both have seen red before halftime, but Hearts were relentless in their desire and never allowed Rangers to settle.For Daniel Stendel, this was a second triumph over Steven Gerrard in just over a month after a 2-1 victory in the league here in January.