BARRY FERGUSON thinks Rangers deserved a penalty for holding Connor Goldson in the penalty area against Kilmarnock.
He is believed to have seen Stuart Findlay hold down the Rangers defender as Killie defended a set piece in the 1-0 defeat on Matchday 1 at Rugby Park.
However, Willie Collum continued to wave and watchAndrew Dallas saw nothing worth asking for another look.
Gers hero Ferguson knows you’d see “five or six a game” ifwas cracked down on in that area – but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t a penalty.
He said Go radio: “I saw how they were given.
“The problem is you see five or six a game but he has Connor Goldson firmly in his grip.”
Meanwhile, Michael Beale has revealed why he avoided a European spy mission on Servette – to welcome Jose Cifuentes to Ibrox.
The Rangers boss was dueLast week I traveled to Brussels but decided to stay there thus secured his ninth commitment in a hectic phase instead of this.
Ahead of the Gers’ Champions League third-round qualifier tomorrow night against Servette, Beale believes it was the right decision.
The Swiss side was reduced to tenafter just five minutes – stunned Genk in Belgium and set up a showdown with Rangers.
If Beale’s men advance, they will face old opponents PSV or Sturm Graz in the play-off.
He said: “I was supposed to go to Brussels for the Servette game last Wednesday but decided against it because Jose was arriving and I wanted to be here.”
“I was glad I didn’t leave because you can’t take too much from this game after being sent off after two minutes. We’re going back to the first game.”
“Servette showed a fantastic performance. Fair play to them.”this level of resilience because Genk are a very good team.
“It shows there’s something about them when they’re able to play with ten players for as long as they have and get a result.”
“At this level of European competition we have to do our best. I’m just trying to focus on one game at a time.”
“Servette played against a team from Lausanne again at the weekend, so we’ll get to see them again.”
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