Glentoran to face Portadown in League Cup third round

Portadown's Matthew Tipton in action against Sean Ward of Glentoran
Portadown's Matthew Tipton in action against Sean Ward of Glentoran

Glentoran have been drawn at home to Portadown in the big clash of the Irn-Bru League Cup's third round.

League leaders Linfield will face bottom-placed Glenavon at Windsor in the last 16 to be played on 12 October.

Holders Lisburn Distillery face a tough test as they are at home to Crusaders.

Cliftonville are at home to Dungannon, Newry play Coleraine, Donegal Celtic face Dergview, Bangor meet Ballymena and Limavady are away to Carrick Rangers or Sport and Leisure Swifts.

Linfield made it into the third round after a close scrape away to Championship Two underdogs Ballyclare Comrades.

Glenavon hammered Coagh United 10-0 with Diarmuid O'Carroll bagging six goals.

Irn-Bru League Cup third round

Bangor v Ballymena United

Carrick Rangers or Sport & Leisure v Limavady United

Cliftonville v Dungannon Swifts

Donegal Celtic v Dergview

Glentoran v Portadown

Linfield v Glenavon

Lisburn Distillery v Crusaders

Newry City v Coleraine

Ties to be played on Wednesday 12 October

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