Rangers legend Ally McCoist has in contrast Allan McGregor’s last-minute save within the 1-1 draw with Slavia Prague to the Gordon Banks cease which is extensively thought of the best ever.
The newly-crowned Scottish champions escaped Prague with a draw and an away purpose as veteran stopper McGregor pulled off his newest marvel save to maintain out a Lukas Masopust header within the last minute.
talkSPORT and Rangers hero McCoist, working for BT Sport on Thursday evening, likened the second to England legend Banks’ iconic cease from Pele on the 1970 World Cup.
McCoist mentioned: “It’s gone from among the best saves this season to among the best saves ever. I’m considering of Banks, clearly, however that’s up there.
“The ball is definitely behind him, it’s an exceptional save. That save is pretty much as good a save as I’ve seen in years. It will get higher each time you see it.”
The end result means Gers can proceed to dream of the final eight forward of subsequent week’s second leg in Glasgow.
However supervisor Steven Gerrard can also be hoping McGregor might be round subsequent season to assist lead Rangers’ Champions League bid.
The 39-year-old is out of contract in the summertime, however with the title race now at an finish, Gers are set to step up their makes an attempt to tie him down for one more season.
“I’ve spoken about it earlier than, how a lot we charge Allan, how a lot we love him right here, how a lot we wish to keep on,” mentioned Gerrard.
“On the identical time, I’ve instructed you guys I’ll respect him. He is aware of what’s on the desk. He’s in discussions with the membership and, from the place I’m sitting, I simply hope we get it over the road and signal him up for one more yr as a result of he’s greater than succesful.
“I do know that each day by working with him and watching him carefully. The choice goes to be right down to Allan, not us. As a result of we definitely need him.
“I believed there have been a couple of massive, pivotal moments within the recreation and alternatives for either side to get the winner.
“Allan has come massive for us once more and it’s a high, high save to get it again and drag it again into his grasp. It was one other world-class save.”