McCoist compares Boyd to Dalglish

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Rangers assistant manager Ally McCoist likened Kris Boyd to Kenny Dalglish after the striker made the best use of a certain body part to grab the winner against St Mirren and send the holders into the last eight of the Scottish Cup.

Boyd netted the only goal of the game - and his 22nd of the season - with just four minutes to go.

Saints boss Gus MacPherson noted that Boyd's behind played a big part in Rangers finding themselves in front late on but McCoist pointed out that the man he regards as Scotland's greatest ever striker was notorious for a similar tactic.

"Arguably the greatest centre-forward our country has ever produced had a larger than normal derriere, if you like," said McCoist.

"I wasn't talking about me, and I know it's quite easy for you to make that mistake! I was talking about the best. If you use your bahookie, then fair enough.

"It's a great goal. I was speaking to the boys before the Hibs game, saying the lad Anthony Stokes has scored a couple of great goals this season and has used his body well.

"I've not seen it again but my initial reaction was that Boydy got his chance by using his body really well.

"People like Boydy only need half a yard to get his shot away. Turning people and holding people off is very important and I thought he did it very well.

"Once he gets himself in that position, you know there is a better chance than not that he'll finish it."

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