Scottish League Cup: Dundee and Lanarkshire derbies in third round

Iain Davidson and Stuart Armstrong
Dundee and Dundee United last faced each other in 2013 but will meet several times this season

Dundee United will host neighbours Dundee and Motherwell face a trip to local rivals Hamilton Academical in the third round of the Scottish League Cup.

Holders Aberdeen take on Livingston at Pittodrie while Celtic have been drawn at home to face Hearts.

Rangers, victors over Queen's Park in Tuesday's rearranged first-round tie, or Inverness face Falkirk.

Hibernian visit Ross County, Kilmarnock host St Johnstone and Partick Thistle entertain St Mirren.

Round three ties will be played on 23 and 24 September. Rangers' second-round tie with Inverness at Ibrox takes place on 16 September.

Aberdeen, Celtic, United, Motherwell and St Johnstone enter the competition at the third-round stage.

The Dons beat Inverness on penalties in last season's final.

Kilmarnock players celebrating
Kilmarnock won the Ayrshire derby to secure a place in round three

On Tuesday, Killie defeated local rivals Ayr United at Rugby Park, Dundee comfortably beat Raith Rovers, Partick Thistle claimed a narrow win over Greenock Morton.

Hibs came from two goals down to beat Dumbarton while Edinburgh rivals Hearts overcame Stenhousemuir and Hamilton eliminated Alloa Athletic.

Premiership sides County and St Mirren came from behind to beat Scottish League One sides Dunfermline and Stranraer, respectively.

Livi beat Queen of the South after extra-time and Falkirk won a penalty shoot-out against Cowdenbeath.

Scottish League Cup third-round draw

Dundee United v Dundee

Falkirk v Rangers or Inverness Caledonian Thistle

Ross County v Hibernian

Kilmarnock v St Johnstone

Aberdeen v Livingston

Partick Thistle v St Mirren

Celtic v Hearts

Hamilton Academical v Motherwell

Ties to be played on 23 and 24 September.