Steven Gerrard gave a strong hint that Alfredo Morelos might struggle to regain his starting place after Jermain Defoe sent Rangers on their way to a comfortable 3-0 win over Hearts in the absence of the suspended Colombian.
Michael O’Neill was not getting carried away after his Northern Ireland side beat Estonia 2-0 at Windsor Park to end their long wait for a competitive victory.
Northern Ireland delivered the victory manager Michael O’Neill had called essential as they saw off Estonia 2-0 in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier at Windsor Park.
Northern Ireland will begin their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign this week with back-to-back home games against Estonia and Belarus.
Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill has told his players this week’s Euro 2020 qualifiers against Estonia and Belarus are “essential” to their hopes of navigating a tough group.