In the aftermath of that game, Gerrard referenced a lack of quality in key areas but assured fans if the club do not have the players now they will find them: "When we do get to this stage again, hopefully, we'll have better players in the final third who can go and take us that step further".
"To be fair to Umar in the last two or three weeks he's shown signs and improvements", Gerrard added.
"It's a warning. That's for me - not him". Aberdeen didn't have any idea against us, and for 93 minutes it was flawless.
Some think we did enough to win against Aberdeen whilst others felt as though we needed to do more and I think we can all agree that the game was there for the taking if we had been sharper.
"The goal for us today was to get to another final".
"I'm really looking forward to seeing the reaction of my players".
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Aberdeen have faced criticism for their league form this year but McInnes insists their recent drop in form is only a blip.
Celtic will face Aberdeen in the final at Hampden Park on December 2 as Rodgers aims to win the tournament for the third year in a row.
But the SPFL have chose to give defending champions Celtic 25,000 tickets and Aberdeen 20,000 after discussions with both clubs as well as the Hampden Park safety officer and Police Scotland.
During a sustained period of Gers pressure at the start of the second half, the Dons had to keep their shape, composure and the score at 0-0.
"But I think our lads are lucky because this game comes around pretty quickly". In the days when Rangers regarded the Scottish League Cup as their personal trinket Derek Ferguson played in three winning finals. "It's not going to be easy but we're 90 minutes away from doing it".