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Saturday, 15 December, 2018

Rangers can get Steven Gerrard off to a perfect start at Pittodrie

Hosts Aberdeen have injury doubts and a suspension

Steven Gerrard roars on Rangers in a Europa League tie at Ibrox
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Ladbrokes Premiership
Sky Sports Football, 1pm Sunday

Rangers have lost out on second place to Aberdeen in the Ladbrokes Premiership for two years in a row, but they can make a statement by winning at Pittodrie in Steven Gerrard's first league game.

Both sides faced gruelling Europa League games on Thursday, but while the Dons took England's seventh-best team Burnley into extra-time before going down, it must have taken a lot out of them.

Derek McInnes' squad is thin enough as it is and he has injury doubts and a suspension to deal with.

Gerrard has bulked up Rangers through the spine of their team and they will need that in a fixture that usually turns nasty. The Ibrox side can get Gerrard off to the perfect start.

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Team news
Shay Logan is suspended and there are doubts over Niall McGinn, Sam Cosgrove and Tommie Hoban.

The Gers will be without the injured Declan John, Lee Wallace, Jordan Rossiter and Graham Dorrans.

Key stat
Aberdeen took just one point out of 12 against Rangers last season.

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The Dons took England's seventh-best team Burnley into extra-time before going down
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