Scottish PL Roundup, Dec. 30
Kris Boyd scored five times as Rangers thrashed Dundee United 7-1
to go seven points clear of Celtic in the Scottish Premier League
Rangers can build an even stronger lead by beating Celtic in
the Old Firm derby on Sunday.
The breakthrough came in the 20th minute when referee William
Collum awarded a penalty after Darren Dods shoved Kenny Miller in
Boyd sent the spot kick low into the net and he was on target
again five minutes later after being fed by Steven Davis’ short
Boyd’s third came in the 29th after stabbing home from
While Damian Casalinuovo pulled one back for the Ibrox
visitors immediately after the break, there was no way back for
Steven Whittaker and Madjid Bougherra both scored either side
of another two from Boyd.
The only sour point of the night for Rangers was a red card
for Miller which rules him out of the Celtic match.