With the Scottish Cup game tied at 1-1 after nearly 70 minutes, Tillman dispossessed Thistle defender Kevin Hart in the visitors' half before rounding the goalkeeper and slotting home. The issue was that almost everyone on the field of play thought the ball was to be passed back to Rangers, who had kicked the ball out for Tillman to receive treatment for an injury. Everyone bar Tillman himself, it appeared.
'So by the time Malik gets up, he sees they have a throw-in and he puts his hand up to the referee as if to say, 'how have they got a throw? ' and then he presses as he has been taught. 'He is completely unaware of the situation, of what has happened. I had to speak to my bench to make sure that is what they saw as well.
Thistle manager Ian McCall made his way across the dugout to to shake Beale's hand, with the Rangers boss accepting the offer. Tillman had gone off for treatment and was seemingly unaware of the game situation Rangers allowed their visitors to score unchallenged in response to level the game up againAfter the game, Beale suggested Tillman was unaware of the situation. He said: 'Malik gets injured and we play the ball out, Malik is down on the floor and he doesn't see that we have played the ball out.
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Rangers ALLOW Partick Thistle to score against them in Scottish CupRangers ALLOW Partick Thistle to score against them in Scottish Cup after Malik Tillman netted while the visitors were trying to give the ball back after an injury... in event mirroring controversy from Leeds against Aston Villa three years agoTillman had received treatment and seemed unaware of the game situationChaos followed before Rangers boss Michael Beale ordered his side to concedeRangers eventually won the game 3-2 after the goals took the game to 2-2 Published: 20:18 GMT, 12 February 2023 | Updated: 20:23 GMT, 12 February 2023 Rangers scored perhaps their most controversial goal of all time on Sunday when Malik Tillman netted against Partick Thistle.
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The event came in similar fashion to a goal scored by Leeds against Aston Villa in the Championship in 2019. Malik Tillman scored an incredibly controversial goal for Rangers against Partick Thistle The forward netted after dispossessing Thistle when they were trying to give the ball back to Rangers Chaos followed as the visitors tried to make their point to the referee and the Rangers playersAfter the break in play, a throw was taken back to Hart, who seemed set to boot the ball back towards the Rangers penalty box to allow the hosts to regain possession. Tillman saw things differently, though, and closed down Hart - who had his head down - winning the ball back.
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