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Scottish Cup: Celtic drawn against Rangers or Cove Rangers in fourth round

Celtic have been drawn against Rangers or Cove Rangers in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup.

Reigning Scottish Cup champions Celtic overcame League One Falkirk 3-0 at Parkhead on Saturday with objectives from James Forrest, Ryan Christie and Mohamed Elyounoussi.

Rangers host third-tier Cove Rangers in the third round on Sunday night.

Steven Gerrard might be hoping he can lead Rangers to their first profitable Scottish Cup marketing campaign since 2009, whereas interim boss John Kennedy has set his sights on retaining the trophy after Celtic missed out on the 2020/21 Premiership title to their Old Firm rivals.

Steven Gerrard shows his frustration during Rangers' loss to Slavia Prague
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Steven Gerrard’s Rangers might be hoping to win the Scottish Cup for the primary time since 2009

Celtic and Rangers final met in this competitors in 2017 when the Hoops gained 2-0 in the semi-final.

A tie against St Johnstone or Clyde awaits in the quarter-final for whichever staff progresses.

John Kennedy is targeting success for Celtic in the Scottish Cup after the Hoops missed out on retaining the Scottish Premiership title this season
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John Kennedy is focusing on success for Celtic in the Scottish Cup after the Hoops missed out on retaining the Scottish Premiership title this season

Fourth-round ties will happen on the weekend of April 17 and quarter-final video games are to be performed on the weekend of April 24.

Inverness, who claimed Highland bragging rights by beating rivals Ross County 3-1 on Friday, will face St Mirren away in the fourth round and the winner of that tie will play Kilmarnock or Montrose in the final eight.

Motherwell play Championship facet Greenock Morton after their 5-0 overcome Formartine United on Saturday.

Aberdeen have been drawn against Livingston in the one all-Premiership conflict of the fourth round, after they edged previous Dumbarton.

There are not any replays in this season’s Scottish Cup, which means matches that finish in a draw after 90 minutes will go to additional time and penalties if needed. The ultimate of this season’s competitors might be performed at Hampden Park on May 22.

Scottish Cup fourth-round draw

Stranraer vs Queen of the South or Hibernian

Motherwell vs Greenock Morton

St Mirren vs Inverness

St Johnstone vs Clyde

Rangers or Cove Rangers vs Celtic

Aberdeen vs Livingston

Forfar vs Dundee United

Kilmarnock vs Montrose

Quarter-final draw

Rangers or Cove Rangers or Celtic vs St Johnstone or Clyde

Kilmarnock or Montrose vs St Mirren or Inverness

Aberdeen or Livingtson vs Forfar or Dundee United

Stranraer or Queen of the South or Hibernian vs Motherwell or Greenock Morton

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