RANGERS WILL be wanting to make use of their vital 2-zero win over Partick Thistle, which closed the hole to second-positioned Aberdeen to only 2 factors, as added impetus once they tackle league one aspect Ayr United in the Scottish Cup.
The final time the sides met was in the 2013/14 season with each side in the Second Division, the place Rangers got here out with a three-zero at Ibrox.
You have to return to 1975 when the house aspect final beat Rangers – they secured a three-zero win in the then-Scottish Premier Division.
However, the underdogs will take one thing from their league kind, which has seen them attain second in the league with the greatest aim distinction of anybody in the division.
What time is kick-off?
THE match will likely be held on Sunday, February 11 at Somerset Park.
Kick-off will likely be at 2:30pm.
Which channel can I watch it on?
YOU’LL be capable to catch live protection of this recreation from Ayre on Sky Sports Football.
Coverage begins at 2:15pm on Sky channel 403.
To stream the recreation live, you should purchase a Sky Sports Day Pass from Now TV for £6.99.
Alternatively, follow us right here on SunSport the place we will likely be operating a LIVE weblog.
What is the team news?
Neither team has formally introduced their line-up for the recreation however it’s anticipated that Murty will play an beneath-energy team with the intention to relaxation key gamers previous to their essential match towards Hamilton in the Premiership.
Ayr in the meantime are with out various key gamers with captain Ross Docherty anticipated to overlook the huge recreation a protracted with Robbie Crawford and Brian Gilmour.
However, Ayr boss Ian McCall will likely be hopeful that midfielder Andy Greggan can return after lacking the 4 earlier video games with a calf pressure.