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  • Scottish Division 3
  • 5 January 2013, 3:00pm
  • Ibrox Stadium
  • Attendance: 46,406
RangersRangersvElginElgin
1
  • MacLeod, 9
1
  • Alexander, og 87

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Match ends, Rangers 1, Elgin City 1.

90+3 mins:Second Half ends, Rangers 1, Elgin City 1.

90+3 mins:Attempt missed. David Templeton (Rangers) header from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Chris Hegarty with a cross.

90+2 mins:Attempt missed. Dean Shiels (Rangers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

90+1 mins:Foul by Andrew Little (Rangers).

90+1 mins:Jamie Duff (Elgin City) wins a free kick.

87 mins:Own Goal by Neil Alexander, Rangers. Rangers 1, Elgin City 1.

86 mins:David Templeton (Rangers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

86 mins:Foul by David Templeton (Rangers).

86 mins:Ceiran McLean (Elgin City) wins a free kick.

84 mins:Foul by Emilson Cribari (Rangers).

84 mins:Dennis Wyness (Elgin City) wins a free kick.

83 mins:Foul by Dean Shiels (Rangers).

83 mins:David Niven (Elgin City) wins a free kick.

81 mins:Foul by Sebastien Faure (Rangers).

81 mins:Daniel Moore (Elgin City) wins a free kick.

80 mins:Substitution, Elgin City. Dennis Wyness replaces Ross O'Donoghue.

80 mins:Foul by Sebastien Faure (Rangers).

80 mins:Stuart Leslie (Elgin City) wins a free kick.

79 mins:Attempt blocked. Dean Shiels (Rangers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

78 mins:Attempt missed. Barry McKay (Rangers) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

78 mins:Corner, Rangers.

77 mins:Attempt missed. David Templeton (Rangers) left footed shot.

76 mins:Foul by Ceiran McLean (Elgin City).

76 mins:Dean Shiels (Rangers) wins a free kick.

75 mins:Substitution, Rangers. Sebastien Faure replaces Ross Perry.

74 mins:Attempt blocked. Lee Wallace (Rangers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

71 mins:Attempt missed. Emilson Cribari (Rangers) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Barry McKay.

71 mins:Corner, Rangers.

70 mins:Attempt missed. Dean Shiels (Rangers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high. Assisted by Barry McKay with a cross.

69 mins:Substitution, Rangers. Dean Shiels replaces Kyle Hutton.

69 mins:Attempt blocked. Andrew Little (Rangers) header from a difficult angle on the left is blocked.

67 mins:Attempt missed. Ian Black (Rangers) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

64 mins:Corner, Rangers.

63 mins:Attempt saved. Barry McKay (Rangers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

62 mins:Foul by Daniel Moore (Elgin City).

62 mins:Ian Black (Rangers) wins a free kick.

60 mins:Substitution, Elgin City. Ceiran McLean replaces Graeme Beveridge.

60 mins:Attempt saved. Lee Wallace (Rangers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

59 mins:Substitution, Rangers. Barry McKay replaces Lewis MacLeod.

59 mins:Foul by Kyle Hutton (Rangers).

59 mins:Mark Nicolson (Elgin City) wins a free kick.

58 mins:Attempt missed. Chris Hegarty (Rangers) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

57 mins:Attempt saved. David Templeton (Rangers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

54 mins:Corner, Rangers.

53 mins:Attempt missed. David Templeton (Rangers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

50 mins:Attempt missed. Andrew Little (Rangers) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

50 mins:Attempt blocked. Chris Hegarty (Rangers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

49 mins:Foul by Graeme Beveridge (Elgin City).

49 mins:David Templeton (Rangers) wins a free kick.

47 mins:Corner, Rangers.

46 mins:Mark Nicolson (Elgin City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Second Half begins Rangers 1, Elgin City 0.

45+2 mins:First Half ends, Rangers 1, Elgin City 0.

45 mins:Attempt missed. Lee McCulloch (Rangers) left footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Lee Wallace with a cross.

44 mins:Foul by Kyle Hutton (Rangers).

44 mins:Ross O'Donoghue (Elgin City) wins a free kick.

42 mins:Paul Harkins (Elgin City) is shown the red card for a bad foul.

42 mins:Foul by Paul Harkins (Elgin City).

42 mins:Ian Black (Rangers) wins a free kick.

38 mins:Foul by Andrew Little (Rangers).

38 mins:Daniel Moore (Elgin City) wins a free kick.

38 mins:Attempt saved. David Templeton (Rangers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

36 mins:Foul by Emilson Cribari (Rangers).

36 mins:Daniel Moore (Elgin City) wins a free kick.

36 mins:Attempt blocked. Andrew Little (Rangers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Lee Wallace.

35 mins:Corner, Rangers.

34 mins:Corner, Rangers.

33 mins:Foul by David Niven (Elgin City).

33 mins:David Templeton (Rangers) wins a free kick.

29 mins:Foul by Ian Black (Rangers).

29 mins:Stuart Leslie (Elgin City) wins a free kick.

27 mins:Attempt saved. Sean Crighton (Elgin City) header from the left side of the box is saved. Assisted by Daniel Moore.

26 mins:Corner, Elgin City.

24 mins:Foul by Lee McCulloch (Rangers).

24 mins:Joe Malin (Elgin City) wins a free kick.

24 mins:Corner, Rangers.

24 mins:Attempt missed. Ian Black (Rangers) right footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Lewis MacLeod.

23 mins:Corner, Rangers.

21 mins:Jamie Duff (Elgin City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

19 mins:Foul by Brian Cameron (Elgin City).

19 mins:David Templeton (Rangers) wins a free kick.

19 mins:Attempt blocked. Ian Black (Rangers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

18 mins:Corner, Rangers.

17 mins:Foul by Sean Crighton (Elgin City).

17 mins:Lewis MacLeod (Rangers) wins a free kick.

16 mins:Foul by Lee Wallace (Rangers).

16 mins:Graeme Beveridge (Elgin City) wins a free kick.

15 mins:Attempt missed. David Templeton (Rangers) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.

11 mins:Corner, Elgin City.

11 mins:Attempt missed. Daniel Moore (Elgin City) left footed shot from outside the box.

9 mins:Goal! Rangers 1, Elgin City 0. Lewis MacLeod (Rangers).

8 mins:Foul by Sean Crighton (Elgin City).

8 mins:Lee McCulloch (Rangers) wins a free kick.

7 mins:Corner, Rangers.

7 mins:Attempt blocked. David Templeton (Rangers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

4 mins:Foul by Andrew Little (Rangers).

4 mins:Daniel Moore (Elgin City) wins a free kick.

2 mins:Foul by Brian Cameron (Elgin City).

2 mins:Lewis MacLeod (Rangers) wins a free kick.

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

  • Scottish Division 3
  • 5 January 2013, 3:00pm
  • Ibrox Stadium
  • Attendance: 46,406
RangersRangersvElginElgin
1
  • MacLeod, 9
1
  • Alexander, og 87

match report

Rangers' winning run came to an end when a late blunder from goalkeeper Neil Alexander handed 10-man Elgin City a 1-1 draw at Ibrox in the Scottish Third Division.

Lewis Macleod returned from illness to claim an early opener for the league leaders, who looked set to hold on for the points and their 12th win in a row.

But the 46,406 crowd were stunned into silence when Alexander fumbled a Stewart Leslie header into the back of his own net to gift Elgin a share of the points.

The Light Blues did not have to wait too long for the opener and were ahead with just nine minutes on the clock.

Lee McCulloch won the ball in the middle of the park before releasing Macleod into the box and he coolly dispatched a low shot past Joe Malin into the back of the net.

The visitors were reduced to 10 men four minutes before half-time when Paul Harkins was shown a straight red card for a foul on Ian Black.

McCulloch should have claimed Rangers' second of the day just before the break when he collected Lee Wallace's cross from the left six yards out but a poor finish allowed Malin to block easily.

Rangers dominated possession after the restart but struggled to carve out much in the way of clear chances, although David Templeton was not too far away with a volley from the edge of the area that fell just over the crossbar.

Barrie McKay was thrown into the action after an hour, replacing goal-scorer Macleod, and almost immediately he called Malin into action with a shot straight at the goalkeeper.

Rangers made another change five minutes later, when Ross Perry was forced out of the action following a clash of heads, and was replaced by fellow defender Sebastien Faure.

Instead, an horrific error from Alexander gifted Elgin the equaliser with three minutes to go.

Moore's free-kick was met by Leslie who directed a header at goal, which initially appeared to be blocked by the goalkeeper before he fumbled the ball back over his goal-line.

team line-up

1Neil Alexander
3Emilson Cribari
5Lee Wallace
2Chris Hegarty
10Kyle Hutton69
4Ross Perry75
8Ian Black
9David Templeton
11Lewis MacLeod59
6Lee McCulloch
7Andrew Little

substitutes

17Sebastien Faure75
14Francisco Sandaza
15Dean Shiels69
12Barry McKay59
16Blair Currie

referee

John Beaton

team line-up

1Joe Malin
4Sean Crighton
6David Niven
5Jamie Duff
10Mark Nicolson
8Ross O'Donoghue80
7Paul Harkins
2Graeme Beveridge60
3Brian Cameron
11Daniel Moore
9Stuart Leslie

substitutes

16Ceiran McLean60
12Dennis Wyness80
21Stuart Black
14Paul McMullen
15Paul Millar

referee

John Beaton

match stats

possession %7029
shots on target51
shots off target131
corners112
tackles won00
offsides00