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Tuesday 25th August 2015

League Cup second-round previews

There are 11 ties in the second round of the Scottish League Cup on Tuesday and Wednesday, with the third round draw on Thursday at 2.30pm.

There are 11 ties in the second round of the Scottish League Cup on Tuesday and Wednesday, with the third-round draw on Thursday at 2.30pm.

Dunfermline Athletic v Dundee - Tuesday, 7.45pm
Dunfermline thumped Cowdenbeath 5-1 in the first round of the competition and suffered their first setback of the season on Saturday when they lost 2-1 at Peterhead. Dundee head for East End Park on the back of a 2-0 defeat at Aberdeen.

East Fife v Motherwell - Tuesday, 7.45pm
East Fife caused an upset in round one, beating Dumbarton on penalties after a 1-1 draw, and are one of six teams who share the lead in Ladbrokes League 2. Motherwell travel to Methil having lost 2-1 to St Johnstone at the weekend.

Forfar Athletic v Heart of Midlothian - Tuesday, 7.45pm
It's the Ladbrokes League 1 leaders against the Ladbrokes Premiership frontrunners at Station Park. Forfar, who won 2-0 at Queen's Park in round one, beat Stenhousemuir 4-1 on Saturday while Hearts saw off Partick Thistle 3-0.

Kilmarnock v Berwick Rangers - Tuesday, 7.45pm
Kilmarnock are in need of a boost after a heavy defeat to Ross County on Saturday and face a Berwick side who edged out Alloa 3-2 after extra time in the first round. Colin Cameron's men beat Stirling Albion 3-1 at Forthbank on Saturday.

Partick Thistle v Falkirk - Tuesday, 7.45pm
Falkirk were comfortable 5-0 winners over East Stirlingshire in round one and Peter Houston's men have made a good start in the Ladbrokes Championship. Thistle are still looking for their first victory of 2015/16.

Queen of South v Morton - Tuesday, 7.45pm
Queen of the South survived a big scare to win 4-3 at Annan after extra time in round one while Morton thrashed Elgin City 5-0 at Cappielow. Queens have made a great start in the Ladbrokes Championship, winning three games out of three.

Raith Rovers v Hamilton Accies - Tuesday, 7.45pm
Raith Rovers beat Albion Rovers 3-0 in the first round and defeated Alloa by the same score in the Ladbrokes Championship on Saturday. Accies are in good shape after recent victories over Dundee United (4-0) and Inverness CT (2-0).

Ross County v Ayr United - Tuesday, 7.45pm
Ross County are on a high after thumping Kilmarnock 4-0 at Rugby Park on Saturday while Ian McCall's men head north on the back of a 2-1 win at Stranraer and having defeated Brechin in round one.

St Mirren v Livingston - Tuesday, 7.45pm
St Mirren received a bye in the first round while Livingston edged out Clyde 1-0 after extra time. Saints drew 0-0 with Morton at Cappielow on Friday night while their Ladbrokes Championship rivals were beaten 2-1 by Falkirk on Saturday.

Airdrieonians v Rangers - Wednesday, 7.45pm
Rangers are bidding to maintain their 100% start to the season under Mark Warburton, which included a 3-0 win over Peterhead in the League Cup first round. Airdrie knocked out Stirling Albion and were 2-1 winners at Brechin in Ladbrokes League 1 on Saturday.

Hibernian v Stranraer - Wednesday, 7.45pm
Hibernian knocked out Montrose in the first round while Stranraer overcame Stenhousemuir. Hibs go into the game on the back of a 1-0 defeat at Ibrox on Sunday, with Stranraer losing 2-1 at home to Ayr on Saturday.