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other re­sults as long we add three points. Fo­cus on the de­tails, the process and con­cen­trate on the next match.

“We can­not live with­out the sup­port­ers and we need to de­liver the same pas­sion, but we need to be ra­tio­nal.

“Ra­tio­nal is be­liev­ing in our process and the hard work and also where we need to im­prove.

“Only then can you have some con­sis­tency and be­ing con­sis­tent on the process means we can be con­sis­tent on the re­sults.”

Af­ter a mixed start to the sea­son, Rangers have taken six points from their last two matches against Ross County and Dundee, but the Por­tuguese will con­tinue to take each match as it comes.

He said: “By the end, we will make the count. If the count al­lows us to cel­e­brate we will cel­e­brate, and we will cel­e­brate hard. But for now I will con­cen­trate on the match by match sit­u­a­tion.”

A win by four goals over the Jags would be enough to take Rangers above St Johnstone, Aberdeen and Celtic ahead of their re­spec­tive fix­tures on Satur­day.

And Caix­inha is con­fi­dent there is still plenty more to come from the Gers.

He said: “Where can we im­prove? That’s for an in­ter­nal dis­cus­sion with the play­ers and where we used the train­ing and ses­sions to work in the di­rec­tion.

“We have our iden­tity, which needs to be 80 per cent the train­ing ses­sions and the knowl­edge of our op­po­nent.

“Each op­po­nent gives dif­fer­ent per­spec­tives and that’s the other 20 per cent of the ses­sions. That’s the process.”

Caix­inha has also urged his men to re­tain their hunger as they seek to close the qual­ity gap that still sep­a­rates them from Celtic.

“The play­ers aren’t sat­is­fied when they win a game 4-1,” he said, re­fer­ring to their vic­tory over Dundee at the week­end. “I wasn’t happy and that’s the men­tal­ity we need to spread.

“Yeah we won 4-1. Okay it was a good re­sult, a good per­for­mance in some mo­ments but we need to im­prove in oth­ers. That’s the re­al­ity we need to face and al­ways be think­ing we can grow as a team.”

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