Celtic to face Motherwell, Rangers draw Dundee in Premier Sports Cup 

Kilmanrock take on Dundee United and Aberdeen face Partick Thistle in the quarter finals.

Celtic to face Motherwell, Rangers draw Dundee in Premier Sports Cup SNS Group

Holders Celtic will travel to play Motherwell in the quarter-finals of the Premier Sports Cup.

The draw for the last eight took place after Ange Postecoglou’s side had beaten Ross County 4-1 in Dingwall in the second round and geve last season’s winners one of two all-Premiership ties.

Kilmarnock will face Dundee United with both top flight sides aiming to reach Hampden.

Rangers have been drawn to play Dundee at Ibrox in their quarter-final tie and Aberdeen’s home game against Partick Thistle completes the line-up for the next stage of the competition.

Rangers booked their place in the draw with a 3-1 win over Queen of the South while Partick Thistle were 1-0 winners over Arbroath in the last round. Aberdeen beat Annan 4-1 after extra-time to reach the last eight and Dundee beat Falkirk 3-0 in their tie on Tuesday.

Dundee United put their recent dismal form behind them to win 2-1 at Livingston and take a step closer to Hampden, while Motherwell cruised to a 4-0 win over Inverness Caledonian Thistle.

Celtic were 4-1 winners at Ross County as their trophy defence continued, and Kilmarnock progressed after a 1-0 win over Hearts at Tynecastle.

Matches are scheduled to be played on October 18-20.

Premier Sports Cup quarter-final draw

Aberdeen v Partick Thistle

Kilmarnock v Dundee United

Motherwell v Celtic

Rangers v Dundee