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Old Firm learn opponents for Scottish League Cup last 16 games

By Joshua Bunting

Betfred Scottish League Cup holders Celtic will travel to Partick Thistle while Rangers will go to Kilmarnock in the last 16 of this seasons competition.

Last seasons runners up Motherwell go to fellow SPL side Livingston as Hibernian are at home to Ross County in a repeat of the 2016 final.

Aberdeen will host Alan Stubbs and his newly promoted side St Mirren in the third all Scottish Premiership tie.

Tommy Wright’s St Johnstone face a trip to Hampden Park to play Queen of the South.

The ties will be played on the weekend of 18/19 August.

Full draw Livingston v Motherwell, Dundee v Ayr United, Dunfermline Athletic v Hearts, Kilmarnock v Rangers, Aberdeen v St Mirren, Partick Thistle v Celtic, Hibernian v Ross County, Queen of the South v St Johnstone.

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