Scottish League Cup round 3: Livingston v Motherwell
Motherwell were handed an away tie against Livingston when the draw for the 3rd round of the League Cup was made at Easter Road on Thursday lunchtime.
Our opponents have struggled in the Championship in their early games but they'll be sure to relish the chance of facing a Premiership team. We last played Livingston in 2006 .
Our history in this competition is poor. Motherwell have won the League Cup only once in 67 attempts and we've been losing finalists twice. Last year we succumbed to a team of Rangers boys from the then Division 3.
Still, the League Cup (this year without a sponsor) has given us a chance to see some rarely visited venues, most recently against Clyde and Brechin and. if the later stages are reached, a chance for extra income.
The full draw is
Hibs v Stranraer
Dundee v Inverness
Celtic v Morton
Livingston v Motherwell
Hearts v Queen of the South
Falkirk v Aberdeen
Dundee United v Partick Thistle
The tie will be played on Tuesday 24 or Wednesday 25 September.
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