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Edu's Rangers captures Scottish League Cup
March 20th, 2011 6:23PM
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[AMERICANS ABROAD] Maurice Edu won his fourth trophy since joining Rangers three years ago when it beat Old Firm rival Celtic, 2-1, in overtime in the Scottish League Cup final.

Croatian Nikica Jelavic won the game in the 97th minute when his shot hit the post and rolled across the line.

Edu, who had his plea for a penalty kick in the 60th minute rejected for a handball by Celtic's Mark Wilson, has won Scottish Premier League titles in both seasons with Rangers and won the  Co-operative Insurance Cup final at Hampden Park for the second year in a row.

Rangers trails leader Celtic by two points in the SPL but has a game in hand.

March 20 in Glasgow
Rangers 2 Celtic 1 (OT). Goals: Davis 24, Jelavic 98; Ledley 31.
Rangers -- Alexander, Weir, Papac, Whittaker, Bougherra (Hutton 82), Wylde, Edu, Davis, Lafferty (Weiss 90+3), Naismith, Jelavic (Diouf 117).
Celtic -- Forster, Izaguirre, Wilson, Mulgrew, Rogne (Loovens 73), Brown (Ki, 65), Ledley, Baram Kayal, Samaras, Commons (McCourt 103), Hooper.
Red Card: Celtic -- Izaguirre 120.
Referee: Craig Thomson.
Att.: 51,181.

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