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Gers must pile on the pressure, says Miller

Kenny Miller hopes Rangers can send Hibernian into the same kind of tailspin they have suffered since the Leith men shot down their unbeaten start to the Ladbrokes Championship campaign.

The Ibrox side took a perfect record of 11 league wins out of 11 into November's Easter Road clash, but they were stung by a 2-1 defeat in the capital and the crisis of confidence sparked by that loss has seen them spill another 10 points since.

And while Mark Warburton's men continue to wobble, Hibs have gone from strength to strength under Alan Stubbs, winning 15 out of 17 since their last defeat to the Light Blues at Ibrox at the end of August.

Veteran frontman Miller, though, believes his old side may take a stumble of their own if Gers can triumph when the top two - level on points at the table summit - face off on Monday.

He said: "Why have we dropped 10 points since that first defeat? Well when you have a negative result it can have that sort of result on a team. As much as you don't want to believe it, the facts are there.

"If we can stop this fantastic run they are on and put a little bit of daylight between us then hopefully it can serve as a real boost for us and we can go on another run."

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