Rangers returned to winning ways as they came from behind to conquer 10-man Livingston 3-1, but there was reason for concern since new signing Ryan Kent limped off with a hamstring injury.
Ended with loanee Kent limping away in the 41st minute after yanking in the Livi half.
The visitors broke the deadlock from the penalty area two minutes into the second half, with Steven Lawless shooting home after Lyndon Dykes had been triggered in the box by Scott Arfield.
However, Rangers hit back before goals from Alfredo Morelos via a James Tavernier free-kick at the 55th minute and substitute Brandon Barker – either side of Dykes’ sending-off – wrapped points up.
Rangers had the lion’s share of ownership in the early phases however, while there was some favorable play against the hosts, but it took 11 minutes to enroll the game’s first shot.
The relentless home side continued to push an opener and Sheyi Ojo had a good chance in the 23rd minute when he took the ball around visiting with goalkeeper Ross Stewart but he could not keep it.
And Rangers replaced with fresh boy Barker and were dealt a blow at the 41st minute when Kent was not able to continue.
As the referee pointed to this place just over a second in after Arfield fouled Dykes livi left a dream start. And Lawless scored his third league goal of the season from 12 yards to put Gary Holt’s guys 1-0 up.
However, Rangers went in and hit in the 55th minute when the free kick from the left of Tavernier evaded everyone in a box.
And Rangers took the lead for the first time at the match in the 71st minute when Tavernier’s corner was flicked on Morelos and by Aribo headed home from close selection.
Livi were reduced to 10 men in the 73rd minute when Dykes had been shown a second yellow card for a foul on Connor Goldson, also Rangers made it 3-1 half an hour later when Barker ended a quick attack with a nice finish to indicate his league debut with a first goal for the team.
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