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Celtic to open Betfred Cup defence at home to Ross County

Celtic to open Betfred Cup defence at home to Ross County
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The seeded draw threw up three all-Premiership ties in total.

Holders Celtic will begin their latest Betfred Cup defence at home against Ross County.

Rangers will travel to face League One side Falkirk in the second round.

The seeded draw threw up three all-Premiership ties in total. St Mirren will host Aberdeen while St Johnstone will travel to Fir Park to take on Motherwell.

Hibernian were handed a home tie against Dundee an hour after beating James McPake's side in the final group match.

Both sides started the game on nine points and a 4-1 victory secured a place among the seeds for Hibs before they were handed a rematch.

Livingston will host Ayr while there are two all-Championship ties as Hearts travel to face Alloa while Arbroath host Dunfermline.

The matches will be played in the final weekend of November.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1RangersRangers6411115613
2Hibernian6330126612
3Hearts633095412
4Motherwell632196311
5Dundee UnitedDundee Utd631234-110
6Celtic6303164129
7Aberdeen62226608
8St Johnstone613234-16
9Livingston611439-64
10St Mirren6042512-74
11Ross County6033513-83
12Dundee6033412-83

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