PARTICK THISTLE are on a revenge mission tomorrow night as they hope to give Rangers a taste of their own medicine.

That was the message from defender Niall Keown, who is keen to make up for the late heartache the Ibrox side twice inflicted upon their Glasgow rivals last term.

On both occasions Rangers visited Firhill – now the Energy Check Stadium at Firhill – the visitors came from a goal behind to steal all three points. 

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It is a balance Thistle are keen to make up for and Keown said: “It’s a good opportunity for us to put right what went wrong last season.

“I didn’t play in the first one but the second game towards the end of last season I remember we were gutted in the way they got their late goals. The first one came when they were on the break and the winner was a result of Rangers just piling bodies forward.

“Of course, this is a completely different Rangers team, but that doesn’t mean we don’t want to put things right. We are not going in with any fear at all.”

Overcoming their Rangers hoodoo tomorrow night would be good timing given the current predicament faced by Alan Archibald’s men, who have gleaned just one point from five games. 

It is a typically slow start for the Maryhill side, and one that isn’t causing panic in the ranks. However, if ever there was a morale booster to settle anxious nerves in the stand, this could very well be it.

“I’ve heard we start slowly normally but if you look at the fixtures individually then they were never going to be guaranteed wins. Hibs away, Celtic, Aberdeen St Johnstone, spread them out throughout the season and lose them and nobody would have batted an eyelid. We know what we can do as a group of players.