KENYA BROWN - Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Emerson Hyndman impressed his new coach as he bagged a goal for Rangers in their big win over Hamilton Academical in Scotland.
Emerson Hyndman was among the goal scorers as Rangers secured a 4-0 win over Hamilton Academical at Ibrox Stadium.
With the Light Blues' new head coach Pedro Caixinha making his first appearance on the sidelines for the team, Hyndman made an impression that should certainly keep him in the starting lineup for the rest of the season.
The midfielder opened the scoring for Rangers in the 26th minute as he put away a cross from teammate James Tavernier.
Clint Hill doubled the host's lead four minutes before halftime when he headed in a free kick from Jon Toral.
Rangers were in cruise control and added a third in the 55th minute from the penalty spot as Martyn Waghorn buried his shot after being taken down in the area by Massimo Donati.
Lee Wallace rounded out the scoring with a strike in 74th minute.
The team remains in third place in the standings with 50 points, eight points behind second-place Aberdeen.
Elsewhere in the Scottish Premier League, both Perry Kitchen and Bjorn Johnsen came off the bench for Hearts in their 2-0 loss to Aberdeen. Since the appointment of Ian Cathro as head coach, neither player has featured much in his plans. Also, the team has not improved as it still languishes around the bottom of the top six for place in the Championship group.
Matt Miazga started for Vitesse in their 1-0 loss to PSV Eindhoven. The team have dropped to seventh place in the standings with 39 points.
In the Eerste Divisie, Gedion Zelalem came off the bench in VVV Venlo's 5-2 loss to Dordrecht. The team are comfortably in first place in the standings.
Shane O'Neill watched from the bench as NAC Breda went to on earn a 4-3 win over Ajax II. The team are in seventh place in the standings which keeps them out of a playoff spot, but here is where it gets interesting. As Ajax II and PSV II sit in two of the playoff spots, NAC are actually in line to qualify for the next stage as those two teams are barred from promotion to the Eredivisie.
Steve Clark and Conor O'Brien started for Horsens in their 1-1 tie with Esbjerg.
Theoson Jordan Siebatcheu started for Chateauroux but could not get on the score sheet at they were thrashed 5-0 by Paris FC. The team have dropped to fourth place in the Championnat standings.
Caleb Stanko came off the bench in Vaduz's 1-0 loss to Lausanne Sport.