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Rangers: Morelos was quiet despite Aberdeen thrashing

Rangers ensured that they would finish the league season unbeaten with 102 points, as Steven Gerrard’s side thrashed Aberdeen 4-0 at Ibrox on the final day.

An own goal from away goalkeeper Joe Lewis, along with a brace from Kemar Roofe and customary Jermain Defoe late goal secured an emphatic win for the Gers to bring an end to a sensational season.

Although the players and fans will be celebrating the monumental feat this evening and for many nights to come, so might simply not care about any poor display from the game against Stephen Glass’ side, the performance of Alfredo Morelos was disappointing for a player of his quality.

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As per SofaScore, the Colombia international would earn a poor 6.6/10 rating for his display, which was the worst of any Rangers player who started the game.

His 19 touches was the joint-fewest of any Rangers player who started the game, whilst he would only complete 15 passes during his time on the pitch, which is significantly fewer than the 26.2 passes he has averaged per game in the Premiership this season.

The 24-year-old striker would also fail to complete a single key pass or dribble during the game, whilst he failed to have a single shot, which is a big disappointment considering he has averaged 2.9 per game in the Scottish top-flight this season.

Morelos was replaced by Defoe just after the hour mark and the veteran striker was able to complete two dribbles and one key pass during his time on the pitch, whilst also adding the fourth goal with an excellent finish, which highlights just how anonymous the Colombian striker was during his time on the pitch.

Gerrard labelled his star striker “outstanding” for his performance against Aberdeen earlier in the season but he was unable to reproduce that performance at Ibrox on Saturday afternoon, and now has just two goals in his last seven appearances for the Gers.

Whilst the celebrations won’t be dampened too much, Morelos’ performance was poor and he will need to produce much better next season if he wants to maintain his stake as the first-choice striker in Gerrard’s side.

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Article title: Rangers: Morelos was quiet despite Aberdeen thrashing

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