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Hibs will face on-form Aberdeen in the third round of the Scottish League Cup at Easter Road next month.

The draw was made at 2.30pm at Hampden Park by former Celtic keeper Pat Bonner and TV presenter Johnathon Sutherland.

After the draw Hibs’ Head Coach Alan Stubbs told the club website “It’s obviously a really exciting draw for us – over the past couple of seasons, Aberdeen have consistently shown how strong they are and they will be difficult opponents.

“But it’s a challenge we’re looking forward to; testing ourselves against one of the country’s top teams.

“It should prove to be memorable Cup tie under the floodlights at Easter Road and hopefully this fixture will excite our supporters.”

Ties will be played on Tuesday 22 or Wednesday 23 September. Full ticket information will be announced in due course.

Scottish League Cup third round draw:

Kilmarnock v Hearts

Livingston v Inverness CT

Ross County v Falkirk

Rangers v St Johnstone

Celtic v Raith Rovers

Morton v Motherwell

Dundee United v Dunfermline Athletic

Hibernian v Aberdeen

The ties are scheduled for 22/23 September.