Rangers could not resist poking fun at Celtic’s Champions League exit on social media.
The Hoops’ hopes of qualifying for the Champions League group stages for the first time in four years were dashed following a 3-2 aggregate defeat to Danish club Midtjylland on Wednesday.
Now, Celtic will look to qualify for Europe via the Europa League in the forthcoming weeks.
Rangers finished 25 points clear of Celtic as they won their first Scottish Premiership in 10 years last season.
And in timely fashion, the Gers tweeted their ‘Goal of the Day’ from Scott Arfield against – you guessed it – Midtjylland on Thursday morning.
The goal was from 2019 when Rangers knocked out Midtjylland on their road to qualifying for the Europa League.
The tweet garnered almost three thousand retweets and over 15,000 likes.
Celtic’s failure to qualify for the Champions League led to former Arsenal star Perry Groves likening the Scottish giants to a League One club.
He told talkSPORT: “At this moment of time, Celtic are a decent League One team.
“Hull City, Peterborough and Blackpool got promoted this year and Sunderland came fourth – Celtic wouldn’t finish above Sunderland in League One.
“Celtic are nowhere near winning the title.
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“I think Rangers would probably be one of the top six teams in the Championship. I think if they went straight into the Premier League they would find the competition and the relentlessness every week very taxing.
“If they came down here and had a few years, they could absolutely establish themselves in the Premier League.
“But the standard of the Scottish Premiership is not great.”