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Summary

  1. Quarter-final draw: Morton v Dundee Utd, Celtic v Alloa, Rangers v QoS, Aberdeen v St Johnstone
  2. FT: Ayr United 1-2 Aberdeen, Celtic 5-0 Motherwell, St Johnstone 3-2 Hearts

Live Reporting

By Andy Campbell

All times stated are UK

Good night

That's all from me.

Thank you for joining us this week for our Scottish League Cup coverage and please come back on Saturday as league action resumes.

Tom Rogic scores
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Tom Rogic (far right) opened and completed the scoring for Celtic against Motherwell
Aberdeen celebrate
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It was a hard-fought win for Aberdeen at Ayr United with a first-half goal by Niall McGinn (centre) proving to be the Dons' winner
St Johnstone celebrate
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Danny Swanson (left) levelled from the penalty spot for St Johnstone against Hearts
St Johnstone celebrate
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And Brad McKay (second from right) gave Saints a 3-2 win

Quarter-final draw in full

Scottish League Cup

Greenock Morton v Dundee United

Celtic v Alloa Athletic

Rangers v Queen of the South

Aberdeen v St Johnstone

Ties to be played 20, 21 and 22 September

And the fourth tie is...

Aberdeen v St Johnstone

The third tie is...

Rangers v Queen of the South

The second tie is...

Celtic v Alloa Athletic

The first tie is...

Greenock Morton v Dundee United

Quarter-final draw

Scottish League Cup

The draw for the last eight is just coming up...

Scott Sinclair
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Scott Sinclair scored Celtic's third goal against Motherwell
Moussa Dembele
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And Moussa Dembele got their fourth

The quarter-finalists

Scottish League Cup

Aberdeen

Alloa Athletic

Celtic

Dundee United

Greenock Morton

Queen of the South

Rangers

St Johnstone

Draw to follow shortly

FULL-TIME

St Johnstone 3-2 Hearts

The lead passed back and forth at McDiarmid Park but it is St Johnstone who just edge it.

FULL-TIME

Celtic 5-0 Motherwell

Thoroughly convincing win for Celtic as Motherwell are well beaten in Glasgow.

FULL-TIME

Ayr United 1-2 Aberdeen

It was tight at Somerset Park but it is Aberdeen who make it through to the last eight.

CLOSE!

Ayr United 1-2 Aberdeen

Ayr pass up a good chance to level. Nicky Devlin is able to nick the ball off Andrew Considine and race at goal, but he blasts wide.

No long left...

Around five minutes left in tonight's ties.

GOAL St Johnstone 3-2 Hearts (McKay)

Former Hearts player Brad McKay powerfully heads in Danny Swanson's corner to put St Johnstone back in front.

CLOSE!

Ayr United 1-2 Aberdeen

Ayr are growing in confidence and believe they can take this one to extra-time. Brian Gilmour sends in a good ball from a corner kick, and Jamie Adams is not too far away from the equaliser.

GOAL Celtic 5-0 Motherwell (Rogic)

Tom Rogic taps in his second of the night on the rebound after James Forrest's shot is saved.

GOAL St Johnstone 2-2 Hearts (Swanson, pen)

Danny Swanson slots the spot-kick home to level for St Johnstone - his second goal of the night.

PENALTY

St Johnstone 1-2 Hearts

Danny Swanson gets the break of the ball in the Hearts box and is fouled by Alim Ozturk.

Callum Paterson scores
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Callum Paterson scored Hearts' leveller against St Johnstone
Jamie Walker scores
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And Jamie Walker put them ahead from the penalty spot

GOAL Celtic 4-0 Motherwell (Dembele)

Though his initial shot is saved, Moussa Dembele fires in the rebound with the help of a slight deflection. Two for Dembele tonight.

HITS THE WOODWORK

Ayr United 1-2 Aberdeen

Wes Burns is doing everything to get on the scoresheet for Aberdeen. He cuts inside and fires yet another shot off the crossbar.

GOAL Celtic 3-0 Motherwell (Sinclair)

Scott Sinclair makes it two goals in two games, checking inside before curling the ball into the top right corner.

GREAT SAVE!

Celtic 2-0 Motherwell

Celtic are pressing hard for a third against Motherwell and Scott Brown's mazy run ends with a low shot saved by Craig Samson.

GREAT SAVE!

St Johnstone 1-2 Hearts

Saints' Brian Easton makes a late run into the box and is denied by a fine Jack Hamilton save.

Aberdeen celebrate
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Niall McGinn (far right) doubled Aberdeen's lead at Somerset Park
Alan Forrest scores
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But Alan Forrest's close-range effort has given Ayr hope

HITS THE WOODWORK

Celtic 2-0 Motherwell

Celtic very close to a third as Scott Sinclair's shot is deflected on to the post before goalkeeper Craig Samson smothers.

HITS THE WOODWORK

Ayr United 1-2 Aberdeen

Aberdeen's Wes Burns goes on a mazy run through the middle, going past a string of Ayr players on a 30-yard sprint, before thumping a shot off the crossbar.

CLOSE!

Celtic 2-0 Motherwell

Ben Heneghan heads narrowly wide of the Celtic goal.

KICK-OFF

Scottish League Cup

Matches resuming.

HALF-TIME

Scottish League Cup

Ayr United 1-2 Aberdeen

Celtic 2-0 Motherwell

St Johnstone 1-2 Hearts

Moussa Dembele scores
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Moussa Dembele scored Celtic's second goal from the penalty spot

GOAL St Johnstone 1-2 Hearts (Walker, pen)

Jamie Walker converts to put Hearts in front for the first time tonight.

GREAT SAVE!

Celtic 2-0 Motherwell

More heroics from Craig Samson denies Scott Sinclair after the Celtic winger bursts through.

PENALTY

St Johnstone 1-1 Hearts

Penalty to Hearts after Callum Paterson is nudged off the ball by Tam Scobbie.

GOAL St Johnstone 1-1 Hearts (Paterson)

Hearts have been pressing and Callum Paterson heads the visitors level at McDiarmid Park.

CLOSE!

Celtic 2-0 Motherwell

The closest Motherwell have come so far at Celtic Park, Marvin Johnson flashing a shot just wide.

Daryll Meggatt scores an own goal
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Ayr's Daryll Meggatt (number 18) scored an own goal to give Aberdeen the lead