Barrie McKay feels the winter break is coming at the wrong time for Rangers in light of their 2-1 defeat to rivals Celtic on Saturday.
Rangers did go in front in the Scottish Premiership game at Ibrox when Kenny Miller reacted quickest to tap in a James Tavernier cross in just the 12th minute.
Celtic however pegged Rangers back before half time when Moussa Dembele blasted in a leveller, before a second half strike from Scott Sinclair secured the spoils for the Bhoys.
Brendan Rodgers' men are now an astonishing 19 points better off than Rangers in the league and still boast a game in hand.
Now Scottish football takes a winter break, with Rangers' next competitive match not being until 21st January, when they play Motherwell in the Scottish Cup.
For McKay, the break has come at the wrong time as Rangers are desperate to erase the pain of losing to Celtic.
"I think that every player is the same in that after a defeat they want the next game to come as soon as possible", the winger told Rangers TV.
"Maybe it has come at the wrong time for us", McKay added.
Rangers have now lost the last three Old Firm clashes against Celtic.