Caley Thistle will head to Paisley in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup to take on St Mirren following this afternoon’s draw, while Aberdeen are set to host Livingston at Pittodrie.
To set up the tie against their Premiership rivals, which will likely be new boss Stephen Glass’ first game in charge, the Dons edged past League One Dumbarton 1-0 on Saturday. Inverness, meanwhile, beat Highland rivals Ross County 3-1 on Friday to put their name in the hat.
The draw for the quarter-finals was also carried out this afternoon and the winner of the last-16 tie between the Reds and Livi will fancy their chances of reaching Hampden’s semi-finals, with a fifth-round clash against League One Forfar Athletic or top-flight Dundee United lying in wait.
Championship play-off hopefuls Caley Thistle would face a trip to Premiership Kilmarnock or third-tier Montrose if they get past St Mirren, who just missed out on a top-six place in the top-flight this term.
Should Cove Rangers shock Rangers at Ibrox this evening in the one remaining third round match, the Granite City side will welcomes holders Celtic to the Balmoral Stadium in what would be another huge moment in the League One contenders’ history. They would then meet Premiership St Johnstone or League One Clyde in the following round.
Fourth round (weekend of April 17)
Stranraer v Queen of the South or Hibs
Motherwell v Morton
St Mirren v Inverness Caledonian Thistle
St Johnstone v Clyde
Rangers or Cove Rangers v Celtic
Aberdeen v Livingston
Forfar Athletic v Dundee United
Kilmarnock v Montrose
Fifth round (weekend of April 24)
Rangers or Cove Rangers or Celtic v St Johnstone or Clyde
Kilmarnock or Montrose v St Mirren or Inverness Caledonian Thistle
Aberdeen or Livingston v Forfar Athletic or Dundee United
Stranraer or Queen of the South or Hibs v Motherwell or Morton