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Rangers 1-1 Ross County: Poor Gers display leaves Mark Warburton on borrowed time

The last straw?

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Rangers toiled to a 1-1 draw with Ross County at Ibrox in another disappointing result which could leave Mark Warburton's job hanging by a thread.

Alex Schalk put County ahead, taking advantage of a typical slackness at both ends of the pitch from the home side. Lee Wallace equalised midway through the second half, but Rangers were unable to find a winner.

Rangers got off to a good start and played some smooth football, immediately getting to work creating chances and putting the Ross County goal under pressure. Joe Garner and Lee Wallace both had early efforts saved, as it looked like a routine home performance from Mark Warburton's men.

That was to change, however, through Schalk, when more poor defending gifted a goal for the Dutchman to strike County ahead against the run of play, and leaving Rangers and Warburton in a tough spot.

Rangers continued to toil away, with Garner fluffing a succession of chances, and Warburton's men were unlucky not to go 2-0 down when a ludicrous mix-up in defence saw County somehow miss an open goal.

Rangers continued to dominate possession but struggled to create any clear chances. The pattern continued after half-time, with the team being booed off. Warburton responded by hauling off the hopeless Garner and the ineffective Barrie McKay, with Harry Forrester and Martyn Waghorn introduced to the fray.

Wallace ended up pulling Rangers level not too long after, as a scramble around the goalmouth saw County struggling to clear their lines, with the skipper sliding it into the net from a tight angle.

Rangers continued to search for an equaliser, with Waghorn getting into good positions but suffering from a total lack of a right foot - one episode saw Toral presented with a good chance, but his effort hit the side netting.