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PremierLeague-News.Com - The defeat in Dingwall leads the Hoops needing a miracle to avoid their rivals leaving Parkhead as champions next month.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Red-hot Rangers are closing in on a first title in 10 years after Celtic suffered defeat to Ross County to heap more pressure on Neil Lennon. Steven Gerrard's side are now only seven points from Premiership history but that's factoring in the Hoops win their next two games against Aberdeen and Dundee United. Rangers were able to sit back and relax as they watched Celtic lose 1-0 in the Highlands hours after their comfortable 4-1 win over the Terrors. The gap stands at 18 points between the teams and with only 24 left to play for but two more Rangers wins would only secure the title before the teams meet at Celtic Park if the Hoops come up short in another game. Read More Related Articles Ross County 1 Celtic 0 LIVE reaction as Neil Lennon pressure mounts after shock defeat But any sort of result at against the outgoing champions will mean Rangers will follow in the footsteps of the class of '99 who won the league at the home of their rivals. Celtic have struggled all season but the league leaders are set to better the Parkhead side's points tally in eight of their nine title wins if they continue their brilliant season. And what makes Gerrard's side so impressive as their unbeaten Premiership run has been coupled with an unbeaten record in the Europa League as they look to see off Antwerp and book their place in the last 16 of the tournament proper. (Image: SNS Group) Rangers face Livingston and St Mirren before their potential date with destiny in Glasgow's east end. In the aftermath of the win against Dundee United, Gerrard insisted his side aren't getting ahead of themselves.
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. I thought when we were 4-0 up today we could have been better in terms of our standards to see the game out better. “But that is me being fussy and the way I am and I will continue to try and keep the players on their toes. The big reminder today is that it is another positive result, another big step, but we have still got work to do. “It is normal to think (about the title). I don’t think there is any harm to think. But the one thing I won’t do is get carried away too soon. “We very much realise where we are and the opportunity that we have got but the full focus and full attention turns to Thursday night now because we want to go and match last season’s achievement of going to the last 16 in Europe."
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