Rangers romp to 4-0 win over Gretna

September 1, 2007

GLASGOW, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Leaders Rangers kept up their 100 percent start to the Scottish Premier League season by crushing newcomers Gretna 4-0 on Saturday.

Striker Kris Boyd put the home team ahead after 38 minutes when his 22-metre free kick clipped the defensive wall and spun away from keeper Greg Fleming.

Rangers defender Andy Webster scored on his debut when he nodded in a 63rd-minute corner by DaMarcus Beasley.

Carlos Cuellar headed the third goal before Jean Claude Darcheville made it 4-0 after coming on as a substitute.

Rangers have 15 points from five games, four ahead of second-placed Hibernian who beat Inverness Caledonian Thistle 1-0 thanks to a first-half penalty from Steven Fletcher.

Aberdeen won 1-0 at Kilmarnock with Lee Miller scoring with an overhead kick on 50 minutes while Dundee United defeated Falkirk 2-0.

Champions Celtic visit St Mirren on Sunday while Hearts travel to Motherwell on Monday.