Dundee boss Paul Hartley maintains his players have no fears as they prepare for the derby match with Dundee United in the Scottish Premiership.
Undefeated Dundee have an unchanged squad as they go into the first derby of the season with neighbours Dundee United on Sunday.
Hamilton moved top of the Scottish Premiership table on goal difference after collecting a point in their 2-2 draw at Dundee United.
Dundee United have doubts over Ryan Dow (thigh) and Stuart Armstrong (ankle) as they prepare to welcome Hamilton Academical to Tannadice on Saturday.
Managerless Ross County have signed striker Michael Gardyne on loan until January.
Goals from Chris Erskine, Jaroslaw Fojut and Blair Spittal gave Dundee United a 3-0 win away at St Mirren in the Scottish Premiership.
St Mirren captain Steven Thompson is doubtful for Saturday's Scottish Premiership clash with Dundee United.
The draw for the third round of the Scottish League Cup has served up Dundee and Lanarkshire derbies.