Rangers vs Greenock Morton: Rangers progress after fighting back against Morton

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Much-changed Rangers made hard work of dispatching second-tier Greenock Morton to book a Viaplay Cup quarter-final place for an eighth straight season.

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Michael Beale made eight switches to his side following Tuesday's European success over Servette,

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but the Ibrox hosts suffered from the same lack of fluidity as the Championship visitors took a shock second-half lead through a Grant Gillespie penalty.

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That moment served as a wake-up call for the home side though and they equalised through Cyriel Dessers' spot-kick

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awarded after a VAR review - seven minutes later before substitute Danilo fired in the winner.

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Rangers failed to add gloss to the hard-fought victory as Ianis Hagi and Abdallah Sima, who also headed off the bar, 

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Backed by a healthy away crowd, Morton forced Jack Butland into action with a Robbie Muirhead free-kick while Robbie Crawford failed to make the most

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of a one-on-one opportunity before Dessers' foul on Kirk Broadfoot allowed Gillespie to convert from the spot.

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The second-tier side could have also grabbed an added-time equaliser, but debutant Johnly Yfeko's last-ditch tackle on George Oakley

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