Michael Beale stressed the importance of arriving at their Scottish Cup semi-final against Celtic in a good place. That came after the fierce rivals were drawn together in another Hampden showdown earlier this week.
And for that, Rangers need wins. They have two league games before the Old Firm showdown in the league at Parkhead - starting with today's tricky trip to Lanarkshire.
They face a Motherwell side with renewed confidence under Stuart Kettlewell as he continues to steer them away from relegation danger.
But - and it's a fairly big but - the Steelmen haven't beaten Rangers in a top flight fixture since in just over 20 years so it's a big ask of the men in claret and amber.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk