Betfred Cup
FIFA Region
UEFA
Season
2020
Location
Scotland
Abbreviation
SCOCUP2

Summary

The 2020 Scottish League Cup (SCOCUP2) or Betfred Cup is the 2nd most prestigious football club tournament in Scotland. With the exception of the Group stage, all stages are "Knockout" stages. Tournament participants include all teams from the 2020-2021 SCO1, SCO2, SCO3, and SCO4, and the champions from 2019-2020 the Highland and Lowland Football Leagues. Celtic (SCO1) is the defending SCOCUP2 champion.

In the Group stage, teams receive 3 points for a win and 1 point for a draw. In addition to receiving a point for a draw, the shoot-out winner receives 1 bonus point. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) goal difference, (2) goals scored, (3) away goals scored, (4) matches won, (5) away matches won, then (6) a drawing.

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Leagues Pyramid - Scotland

Abbrev League # Teams
SCO1 Ladbrokes Premiership 12
SCO2 Ladbrokes Championship 10
SCO3 Ladbrokes League One 10
SCO4 Ladbrokes League Two 10

Competition Structure

Stage# TeamsNew Teams Entering This RoundTeams From Previous RoundFormat
Group408 SCO1 teams, 10 SCO2 teams, 10 SCO3 teams, 10 SCO4 teams, Highland and Lowland Football Leagues ChampionsNone8 groups of 5 with each team playing the other 4 teams in their group once (2 Home matches, 2 Road matches), the winners of each group and the four 2nd place teams with the most points advance
2nd Round161 SCO1 team competing in UEFACL, 3 SCO1 teams competing in UEFAEL8 Group stage winners, the four 2nd place Group teams with the most points8 Knockout matches
Quarterfinals8None8 winners from Round of 164 Knockout matches
Semifinals4None4 winners from Quarterfinals2 Knockout matches
Final2None2 winners from Semifinals1 match played at a neutral site

Final

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Sun - 28 Feb 2021
 Livingston FC (SCO1) 01 St Johnstone FC (SCO1)Hampden Park

Semifinals

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Sat - 23 Jan 2021
 St Johnstone FC (SCO1) 30 Hibernian FC (SCO1)Hampden Park
Sun - 24 Jan 2021
 Livingston FC (SCO1) 10 St Mirren FC (SCO1)Hampden Park

Quarterfinals

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Tue - 15 Dec 2020
 Dunfermliine Athletic FC (SCO2) 11 St Johnstone FC (SCO1)East End Park
 St Johnstone FC advances on PKs (4-3) 
 Alloa Athletic FC (SCO2) 12 Hibernian FC (SCO1)Indodrill Stadium (Alloa)
Wed - 16 Dec 2020
 Livingston FC (SCO1) 20 Ross County FC (SCO1)Tony Macaroni Arena
 St Mirren FC (SCO1) 32 Rangers FC (SCO1)The SMISA Stadium

2nd Round

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Sat - 28 Nov 2020
 Alloa Athletic FC (SCO2) 10 Heart of Midlothian FC (SCO2)Indodrill Stadium (Alloa)
 Arbroath FC (SCO2) 13 Dunfermliine Athletic FC (SCO2)Gayfield Park
 Hibernian FC (SCO1) 10 Dundee FC (SCO2)Easter Road
 Livingston FC (SCO1) 40 Ayr United FC (SCO2)Tony Macaroni Arena
 Motherwell FC (SCO1) 12 St Johnstone FC (SCO1)Fir Park Stadium
 St Mirren FC (SCO1) 21 Aberdeen FC (SCO1)The SMISA Stadium
Sun - 29 Nov 2020
 Celtic (SCO1) 02 Ross County FC (SCO1)Celtic Park
 Falkirk FC (SCO3) 04 Rangers FC (SCO1)Falkirk Stadium

Group Stage

 Group ALeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Heart of Midlothian FC 44 -0-012-83522 -0-0641322 -0-06422
2Raith Rovers FC 42 -1-18177021 -1-0454121 -0-1323-1
3Inverness CT 41 -2-16144021 -1-0410120 -1-1134-1
4East Fife FC 41 -0-33-56-121 -0-1343120 -0-2013-2
5Cowdenbeath FC 40 -1-31-04-420 -0-2002-220 -1-1102-2
Next Round
Possible Next Round
DateHome Status RoadVenue
06.10.20East Fife FC 20 Cowdenbeath FCBayview Stadium
10.10.20Cowdenbeath FC 01 Heart of Midlothian FCBayview Stadium
13.10.20Heart of Midlothian FC 31 Raith Rovers FCTynecastle Park
 Inverness CT 00 Cowdenbeath FCTulloch Caledonian Stadium
 Inverness CT wins on PKs (4-2) 
10.11.20East Fife FC 23 Heart of Midlothian FCBayview Stadium
 Raith Rovers FC 33 Inverness CTStark's Park
 Raith Rovers FC wins on PKs (3-2) 
14.11.20Cowdenbeath FC 01 Raith Rovers FCCentral Park (Cowdenbeath)
 Inverness CT 10 East Fife FCTulloch Caledonian Stadium
 Group BLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Hibernian FC 44 -0-012-103722 -0-0672522 -0-06312
2Dundee FC 43 -0-19-94522 -0-0360621 -0-1334-1
3Cove Rangers FC 41 -1-25147-321 -0-1322020 -1-1125-3
4Brora Rangers FC 40 -2-22-610-420 -1-1124-220 -1-1146-2
5Forfar Athletic FC 40 -1-32138-520 -1-1134-120 -0-2004-4
Next Round
Possible Next Round
DateHome Status RoadVenue
06.10.20Dundee FC 30 Forfar Athletic FCKilmac Stadium at Dens Park
 Dundee FC wins by Walk Over (3-0) 
07.10.20Hibernian FC 31 Brora Rangers FCEaster Road
10.10.20Cove Rangers FC 12 Hibernian FCBalmoral Stadium
 Brora Rangers FC 02 Dundee FCDudgeon Park
13.10.20Brora Rangers FC 22 Cove Rangers FCDudgeon Park
 Cove Rangers FC wins on PKs (6-5) 
 Forfar Athletic FC 01 Hibernian FCStation Park (Forfar)
10.11.20Dundee FC 30 Cove Rangers FCKilmac Stadium at Dens Park
 Forfar Athletic FC 33 Brora Rangers FCStation Park (Forfar)
 Forfar Athletic FC wins on PKs (4-3) 
14.11.20Cove Rangers FC 10 Forfar Athletic FCBalmoral Stadium
15.11.20Hibernian FC 41 Dundee FCEaster Road
 Group CLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1St Johnstone FC 43 -1-010-1221021 -1-0470722 -0-06523
2Dundee United FC 42 -1-18173421 -0-1311021 -1-04624
3Peterhead FC 42 -1-18165121 -0-1344021 -1-04211
4Kelty Hearts FC 41 -1-24-44020 -1-1123-121 -0-13211
5Brechin City FC 40 -0-40-318-1520 -0-2028-620 -0-20110-9
Next Round
Possible Next Round
DateHome Status RoadVenue
07.10.20Kelty Hearts FC 12 St Johnstone FCNew Central Park
10.10.20Dundee United FC 01 Peterhead FCTannadice Park
13.10.20Dundee United FC 10 Kelty Hearts FCTannadice Park
 Peterhead FC 31 Brechin City FCBalmoor Stadium
10.11.20Kelty Hearts FC 11 Peterhead FCNew Central Park
 Peterhead FC wins on PKs (5-3) 
 St Johnstone FC 00 Dundee United FCMcDiarmid Park
 Dundee United FC wins on PKs (4-3) 
14.11.20Brechin City FC 02 Kelty Hearts FCGlebe Park
 Peterhead FC 13 St Johnstone FCBalmoor Stadium
 Group DLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Ross County FC 43 -1-0111125722 -0-0651421 -1-04743
2Arbroath FC 43 -0-19-94522 -0-0661521 -0-13330
3Elgin City FC 42 -0-26-57-221 -0-1334-121 -0-1323-1
4Stirling Albion FC 41 -0-33-38-521 -0-1333020 -0-2005-5
5Montrose FC 40 -1-31-510-520 -1-1135-220 -0-2025-3
Next Round
Possible Next Round
DateHome Status RoadVenue
06.10.20Stirling Albion FC 12 Arbroath FCForthbank Stadium
07.10.20Montrose FC 33 Ross County FCLinks Park
 Ross County FC wins on PKs (5-4) 
10.10.20Arbroath FC 31 Montrose FCGayfield Park
13.10.20Montrose FC 02 Elgin City FCLinks Park
 Ross County FC 21 Arbroath FCGlobal Energy Stadium (Dingwall)
10.11.20Elgin City FC 14 Ross County FCBorough Briggs
 Stirling Albion FC 21 Montrose FCForthbank Stadium
14.11.20Arbroath FC 30 Elgin City FCGayfield Park
 Ross County FC 30 Stirling Albion FCGlobal Energy Stadium (Dingwall)
 Group ELeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Dunfermliine Athletic FC 44 -0-012-92722 -0-0652322 -0-06404
2Falkirk FC 43 -0-19-93622 -0-0351421 -0-13422
3Kilmarnock FC 42 -0-26-46-221 -0-1323-121 -0-1323-1
4Clyde FC 41 -0-33-69-321 -0-1334-120 -0-2035-2
5Dumbarton FC 40 -0-40-210-820 -0-2005-520 -0-2025-3
Next Round
Possible Next Round
DateHome Status RoadVenue
06.10.20Dumbarton FC 01 Dunfermliine Athletic FCThe C&G Systems Stadium
 Falkirk FC 30 Kilmarnock FCFalkirk Stadium
 Falkirk FC wins by Walk Over (3-0) 
09.10.20Dunfermliine Athletic FC 20 Falkirk FCEast End Park
10.10.20Clyde FC 32 Dumbarton FCBroadwood Stadium
13.10.20Falkirk FC 21 Clyde FCFalkirk Stadium
10.11.20Clyde FC 02 Kilmarnock FCBroadwood Stadium
 Dumbarton FC 04 Falkirk FCThe C&G Systems Stadium
14.11.20Dunfermliine Athletic FC 32 Clyde FCEast End Park
 Group FLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Annan Athletic FC 42 -1-17-94521 -1-0442221 -0-13523
2Ayr United FC 42 -1-17-85321 -1-0421121 -0-13642
3Stranraer FC 41 -3-07165121 -1-0443120 -2-02220
4Hamilton Academical FC 42 -0-26-76122 -0-0351420 -0-2025-3
5Albion Rovers FC 40 -1-321515-1020 -0-20310-720 -1-1125-3
Next Round
Possible Next Round
DateHome Status RoadVenue
06.10.20Albion Rovers FC 25 Ayr United FCThe Reigart Stadium
10.10.20Annan Athletic FC 11 Stranraer FCGalabank Stadium
 Stranraer FC wins on PKs (5-4) 
 Hamilton Academical FC 21 Ayr United FCFountain of Youth Stadium
13.10.20Stranraer FC 22 Albion Rovers FCStair Park
 Albion Rovers FC wins on PKs (15-14) 
10.11.20Albion Rovers FC 15 Annan Athletic FCThe Reigart Stadium
14.11.20Ayr United FC 11 Stranraer FCSomerset Park
 Ayr United FC wins on PKs (6-5) 
 Hamilton Academical FC 30 Albion Rovers FCFountain of Youth Stadium
 Hamilton Academical FC wins in 3-0 walkover 
 Group GLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1St Mirren FC 42 -2-010284421 -1-0452321 -1-04321
2Queen of the South FC 41 -3-07175220 -2-0222021 -1-04532
3Greenock Morton FC 41 -3-06-43121 -1-0432120 -2-02110
4Partick Thistle FC 41 -2-16134-121 -1-0420220 -1-1114-3
5Queen's Park FC 40 -0-40-17-620 -0-2014-320 -0-2003-3
Next Round
Possible Next Round
DateHome Status RoadVenue
06.10.20Greenock Morton FC 22 Queen of the South FCCappielow Park
 Queen of the South FC wins on PKs (4-2) 
07.10.20St Mirren FC 41 Partick Thistle FCThe Simple Digital Arena
10.10.20Partick Thistle FC 20 Queen's Park FCThe Energy Check Stadium
 Queen of the South FC 22 St Mirren FCPalmerston Park
 St Mirren FC wins on PKs (4-2) 
13.10.20Greenock Morton FC 10 Queen's Park FCCappielow Park
 Queen of the South FC 00 Partick Thistle FCPalmerston Park
 Partick Thistle FC wins on PKs (3-2) 
11.11.20St Mirren FC 11 Greenock Morton FCThe SMISA Stadium
 St Mirren FC wins on PKs (6-5) 
14.11.20Partick Thistle FC 00 Greenock Morton FCThe Energy Check Stadium
 Group HLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Livingston FC 44 -0-012-1531222 -0-0662422 -0-06918
2Alloa Athletic FC 43 -0-19-95422 -0-0663321 -0-13321
3Edinburgh City FC 41 -1-24-59-420 -1-1137-421 -0-13220
4Airdrieonians FC 41 -0-33-37-420 -0-2003-321 -0-1334-1
5Stenhousemuir FC 40 -1-321412-820 -0-2006-620 -1-1146-2
Next Round
Possible Next Round
DateHome Status RoadVenue
06.10.20Edinburgh City FC 15 Livingston FCAinslie Park Stadium
07.10.20Airdrieonians FC 02 Alloa Athletic FCPenny Cars Stadium
10.10.20Edinburgh City FC 22 Stenhousemuir FCAinslie Park Stadium
 Stenhousemuir FC wins on PKs (4-2) 
 Livingston FC 21 Alloa Athletic FCTony Macaroni Arena
13.10.20Stenhousemuir FC 02 Airdrieonians FCOchilview Park
 Alloa Athletic FC 21 Edinburgh City FCIndodrill Stadium (Alloa)
10.11.20Stenhousemuir FC 04 Livingston FCOchilview Park
11.11.20Airdrieonians FC 01 Edinburgh City FCPenny Cars Stadium
14.11.20Alloa Athletic FC 42 Stenhousemuir FCIndodrill Stadium (Alloa)
 Livingston FC 41 Airdrieonians FCTony Macaroni Arena