HEARTS will face former manager Gary Locke in the third round of the League Cup after being drawn away to Kilmarnock, whilst Hibs have a home tie against in-form Aberdeen.
Locke managed the Tynecastle club from February 2013 until May 2014, guiding them through a year in administration. He took charge permanently at Rugby Park in April and now faces his old side in an attractive third-round tie.
Hibs welcome Premiership opponents to Easter Road in the shape of Derek McInnes’ Aberdeen, who have yet to suffer a domestic defeat this season.
In other ties, Livingston drew Inverness at home, Celtic face Raith Rovers and St Johnstone travel to Ibrox to play Rangers. Ties will take place onr Tuesday, September 22, or Wednesday, September 23.
Scottish League Cup third round draw in full:
Kilmarnock v Hearts
Livingston v Inverness CT
Ross County v Falkirk
Rangers v St Johnstone
Celtic v Raith Rovers
Morton v Motherwell
Dundee United v Dunfermline
Hibs v Aberdeen