Rangers striker Jermaine Defoe was an absentee as the Scottish Premiership champions claimed top spot with a comeback win over St. Johnstone last weekend. Jermaine Defoe was not in the Rangers squad that secured a 2-1 victory at the expense of home team St. Johnstone.

Without Jermaine Defoe in their squad, Rangers fell behind early in the second half after a goalless first half. Michael O’Halloran scored the opener for hosts St. Johnstone before KemarRoofe pulled Rangers level just before the hour mark thus paving the way for skipper James Tavernier to win the game for the defending champions. Rangers right-back Tavernier produced an inspirational moment on 79 minutes to score the second Rangers goal and ultimately win the game for his team. Continue reading “DEFOE, AN ABSENTEE FOR RANGERSAGAIN”