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Scottish League Cup draw

The draw has been made for the second round of the Scottish League Cup.

Kilmarnock will welcome Ayr United to Rugby Park. The Ayrshire derby was one of 11 ties drawn at Murrayfield before the second leg of Celtic's Champions League third qualifier against Legia Warsaw, with five Premiership sides entering the tournament at this stage.

St Mirren were handed a home draw against Dunfermline, Partick Thistle visit Greenock Morton while newly-promoted Hamilton welcome Alloa Athletic.

The winner of the first-round tie between Queen's Park and Rangers will host Inverness.

Holders Aberdeen do not enter until the third round, along with Celtic, Motherwell, Dundee United and St Johnstone.

Full draw:

Hibernian v Dumbarton

Morton v Partick Thistle

Falkirk v Cowdenbeath

Queen's Park or Rangers v Inverness Caledonian Thistle

Hamilton Academical v Alloa Athletic

Stranraer v Ross County

Dundee v Raith Rovers

Livingston v Queen of the South

Kilmarnock v Ayr United

Stenhousemuir v Heart of Midlothian

St Mirren v Dunfermline Athletic

Ties to be played August 26 and 27 apart from the game between Queen's Park or Rangers and Inverness as the first-round tie between Queen's Park and Rangers is scheduled for August 26.