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Celtic 1-1 Rangers: Gers stars rated and slated

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It was to be the final game of Rangers' interim manager Graeme Murty with Portuguese boss Pedro Caixinha taking over from next week. It wasn't a great first half, to be honest, in terms of the game. We had to continue to believe and stay together and I thought the goal encapsulated that and I couldn't be prouder of them. They'll be coming and trying to put things right. It was about time they got their rewards because they haven't had many of late and it's a nice way to finish off.

"But the opportunity to stand on the touchline is something that you can't ever take for granted so I thank the board again for that."

All of which Murty says has simplified what is likely to be his last team team talk before Pedro Caixinha agrees a deal to become the next Rangers manager. "Sometimes you can make mistakes and get away with it".

"Obviously he's come in overnight, so hopefully he'll take a lot of positives out of that as well", Hill added.

"I haven't had a feeling like that as a manager, not in that environment just because of everything that goes on around it; the emotion, the atmosphere, the songs and the chanting all the way through".

"I'm pleased for the players", BBC Sport quotes Murty as saying.

He added: "These types of games here are always tense, they're obviously always hard games to play in". Emerson Hyndman's original effort was kept at bay by Celtic keeper Craig Gordon, but veteran defender Hill made no mistake with the rebound.

Goal.com have also expressed doubts voiced by big teams about the Pontoise native, with few willing to spend big on someone who has yet to shine at the top level.

Celtic have dropped just two points all season - against Inverness - and won every domestic cup match so far to make it 32 wins from 33 games. He said St Mirren have done that, so fair play to them.

"That is something that when I've got a calmer moment and emotions are not swirling around I can reflect upon and use".