Rangers see off Hearts after extra time to win the Scottish Cup

Rangers 2-0 Hearts (AET): Ryan Jack and Scott Wright come off the bench to score in extra time as Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s side bounce back from their Europa League final heartbreak to win the Scottish Cup

  • Both teams hit the woodwork during normal time as the game went to extra time
  • Chris Jack and Scott Wright scored in the first period of extra time for Rangers
  • This win comes just three days after Rangers lost the Europa League final 
  • Winning the Scottish Cup ensures Rangers do not end the season trophyless 

Rangers put their Europa League final heartbreak behind them by beating Hearts 2-0 after extra time at Hampden Park on Saturday to lift the Scottish Cup.

In a tense first half, Hearts came closest to breaking the deadlock when Everton loanee Ellis Simms hit the post from close range. 

Rangers pushed for the opener after the break, with Joe Aribo forcing a stunning save from Craig Gordon, before Scott Wright clipped the bar with a header. Their pressure eventually told as Ryan Jack and Wright scored within three minutes of each other in the first period of extra time to hand Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s team a hard-earned victory.

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Scott Wright drilled home Rangers' second, finishing off a quick counter-attack

Scott Wright drilled home Rangers’ second, finishing off a quick counter-attack

Ryan Jack fired Rangers into the lead early on in extra time with a stunning strike

Ryan Jack fired Rangers into the lead early on in extra time with a stunning strike

Ellis Simms hit the post early on as Hearts threatened to break the deadlock at Hampden Park

Ellis Simms hit the post early on as Hearts threatened to break the deadlock at Hampden Park

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