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Watch: Rangers striker Morelos' red card rescinded following this contentious decision

Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos will be free to take on St Mirren on Sunday after his red card in the opening game of the season has been rescinded.

Boss Steven Gerrard has confirmed that the dismissal has been downgraded to a yellow card following an appeal.

Morelos was sent off just 12 minutes into his side's Scottish Premiership opener at Aberdeen after kicking out at Craig McKenna. Rangers went on to draw the game 1-1, denied the win by an injury-time equaliser.

Here's the red card incident:

Referee Kevin Clancy's decision left Gerrard incensed, the boss claiming that decisions have gone against the club for seasons. He also said that "it looks like some more decisions will go against" the Gers.

This one has gone in their favour, much to the manager's relief.

"I have spoken to Morelos and our conversations will always remain private, we have just heard that the red card has been rescinded," he said."

"Thankfully Morelos is available for us at the weekend as he is a big player for us."

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