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Reggae Boy Roofe fires Rangers into cup remaining amid harm fears


Reggae Boy Kemar Roofe, whose season has been dogged with harm, fired Rangers into the ultimate of the Scottish League Cup on Sunday, however then went off with a shoulder downside as his facet defeated 10-man Aberdeen 2-1 after additional time.

The 30-year-old Roofe struck within the first interval of additional time at Hampden after the sport completed 1-1 in regulation time – his first aim of the season.

Michael Beale’s Rangers will return to Hampden for the ultimate in opposition to league leaders and archrivals Celtic on February 26.

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Kemar Roofe transformed fellow substitute Scott Wright’s low cross into the underside nook within the 94th minute to provide Rangers the lead for the primary time.

Nonetheless, a shoulder harm within the 118th minute after falling awkwardly whereas difficult for the ball ended Roofe’s participation in what has already been an injury-ravaged season for the UK-born ahead, who had been launched on 74 minutes.

Supervisor Beale stated of Roofe’s shoulder harm: “We received’t know till he has a scan tomorrow. It’s not a dislocation, it’s only a heavy touchdown.”

Beale stated of the victory: “It feels nice. Honest credit score to Aberdeen, I believed they have been glorious. I believed two groups went toe-to-toe and we’ve come out victorious. “I’ve had unhealthy days right here the place we’ve performed effectively, and I believed we have been affordable, and we have been thorough.”

Aberdeen had led by Bojan Miovski’s clipped Forty first-minute shot previous goalkeeper Allan McGregor, however Ryan Jack’s deflected strike on 61 minutes had levelled issues by the point Dons captain Anthony Stewart was despatched off late in regulation.

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