Motherwell away to Morton in League Cup

Nicky Law nets for Motherwell during their last meeting with Morton in 2012
Nicky Law nets for Motherwell during their last meeting with Morton in 2012

Motherwell will travel to face Championship side Morton in the third round of the Scottish League Cup.

Thursday’s draw handed Ian Baraclough’s side a trip to Cappielow on either Tuesday, September 22, or Wednesday, September 23.

The sides last met in the competition in a second round tie at Cappielow in 2004 when ’Well won 3-0 with goals from Jim Paterson, Kevin McBride and David Clarkson.

The clubs’ last meeting in any competition was in Scottish Cup in 2012 when Motherwell hammered the Greenock outfit 6-0 in a fifth round match at Fir Park with goals from Tom Hateley, Jamie Murphy (2), Shaun Hutchinson, Henrik Ojamaa and Nicky Law.

Morton reached the third round with a 1-0 win at Queen of the South while ’Well were requiring extra-time to see off East Fife.