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08 December 2019 02:35

Morelos has scored 25 goals in 30 appearances this season.

scottish premiership

Just what must it be like to play against Rangers' talisman Alfredo Morelos? It's a question that would have received varied responses last season and even more so in the season prior to that. Now, the word that is most often used is "nuisance". Morelos has scored 25 goals in 30 appearances this season. Before Wednesday night, he had scored in each of his 10 previous starts.

Last week, he overtook Celtic great Henrik Larsson's Scottish record for most goals in a single European campaign when he got his 13th. With six games to go, he is just eight behind Rangers predecessor Marco Negri's mercurial record of 33 goals before New Year in the 1997-1998 season. The 23-year-old has developed immensely this season and is adding more attributes to his game by becoming increasingly involved in the build-up play. He is seen as a divisive figure in Scottish football due to his fiery temperament and scowling facial expressions but it is...