Dundee’s reward for beating Aberdeen at the weekend is a home tie against Celtic in the last 16 of the Scottish Cup.
Scottish Cup holders St Johnstone and last year’s beaten finalists Dundee United have both been handed difficult fourth round ties after the draw was made this afternoon.
Rangers continued their progress in this season’s Petrofac Training Cup courtesy of a 2-0 victory over East Fife at New Bayview.
The irony is not lost on East Fife manager Gary Naysmith.
Cowdenbeath boss Jimmy Nicholl greeted his side’s League Cup injury-time victory with relief more than delight.
Montrose boss George Shields had a lot to be positive about, despite his side exiting the League Cup at the hands of Falkirk.
Allan Moore’s first competitive game in charge of Arbroath ended in disappointment and frustration as the Red Lichties lost heavily to Barry Smith’s impressive Alloa.
Gary Naysmith insists East Fife are getting the best out of their pre-season campaign despite slipping to a third consecutive loss.
Cowdenbeath are hopeful that on-loan Partick Thistle defender Darren Brownlie will soon be over his hamstring injury and be back to help out their fight against relegation.