Partick Thistle 1-2 Rangers: Boss Pedro Caixinha pleased with side's passion http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39838277 Barrie McKay's goal and a stoppage-time Joe Garner header earned the Ibrox men three Premiership points after Kris Doolan's opener for Thistle. Caixinha admitted the performance was "disorientated" but felt his players showed they are fighting for him. "If we were not together as a group I don't think the players would celebrate like that at the end," Caixinha said. "I really like the way the players understood and were committed. There were a lot of moments I really felt the passion from the players." The result secured a top-four finish and European football for Rangers next season, but for much of the match they were second best to Alan Archibald's side. Caixinha made a series of system and personnel changes, with substitute McKay making a big difference, but for long spells the Ibrox men struggled to get into any sort of rhythm. The manager, however, defended his changes as his side responded to back-to-back Old Firm defeats. "Today was really important for us to show a reaction," he added. "We showed it in the second half and I need to be happy with that. "We needed to change the course of the game and we managed it.