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Rangers: Fans defend Alfredo Morelos after striker slammed for Colombia performances

Rangers: Fans defend Alfredo Morelos after striker slammed for Colombia performances

Rangers’ Alfredo Morelos has been defended by his club’s fans after his recent friendly appearances for Colombia were criticised in a report from The Daily Record.

The newspaper selected several quotes from Colombian media outlets, with one unnamed source describing Morelos’ performance as a “failed experiment”.

The Record article centred on the negative reviews of the performance from Scotland’s top goalscorer from last season – instead of highlighting how positively it reflects on the Scottish game having Colombia select a player from the Scottish Premiership.

In contrast, Celtic’s Odsonne Edouard’s performances for the France U21s have seen him labelled as ‘remarkable’ despite it only being at youth level – with Morelos’ appearances have been as a senior international.

Rangers fans and a South American football correspondent took to social media to criticise and question the accuracy of the article in defence of Morelos’ performances with some who watched the game highlighting how poor the team had been as a whole and that the Rangers forward was one of a few to come out with any credit.

Some fans accused the Daily Record of painting a false narrative following Morelos’ performance:

Meanwhile, these fans, who watched the game, were more objective in their analysis of Morelos’ performance and bemoaned the lack of service that the striker got from his team-mates:

Rangers fans, what did you make of Morelos’ performance? Do you think he gets enough credit? Let us know in the comments below!

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