2022–23 Scottish League Cup group stage

The 2022–23 Scottish League Cup group stage was played from 9 July to 24 July 2022.[1] A total of 40 teams competed in the group stage. The winners of each of the eight groups, as well as the three best runners-up progressed to the second round (last 16) of the 2022–23 Scottish League Cup.

2022–23 Scottish League Cup (group stage)
CountryScotland
Dates9 July 2022 – 24 July 2022
Teams40
Matches played80
Goals scored249 (3.11 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)4 players
(4 goals)
2023–24 →
All statistics correct as of 24 July 2022.

FormatEdit

The format for the 2022–23 competition is similar to the previous six seasons, however, unlike previous seasons, the group stage will not be regionalised.[1] The competition will begin with eight groups of five teams. The five clubs competing in the UEFA Champions League (Celtic and Rangers), Europa League (Heart of Midlothian) and Europa Conference League (Dundee United and Motherwell) qualifying rounds will receive a bye to the second round. The group stage will consist of 40 teams: all remaining teams that competed across the SPFL in 2021–22, and the 2021–22 Highland Football League champions (Fraserburgh) and runners-up (Buckie Thistle), and the 2021–22 Lowland Football League champions (Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic).[1]

The winners of each of the eight groups, as well as the three best runners-up, will progress to the second round (last 16). At this stage, the competition will revert to the traditional knock-out format. The three group winners with the highest points total and the European entrants will be seeded.

The traditional point system of awarding three points for a win and one point for a draw is used, however, for each group stage match that finishes in a draw, a penalty shoot-out will take place, with the winner being awarded a bonus point.[2]

The draw for the group stage took place on 25 May 2022 and was broadcast live on FreeSports & the SPFL YouTube channel.[1]

TeamsEdit

The teams will be seeded according to their final league positions in 2021–22 and drawn into eight groups, with each group comprising one team from each pot.

SeedingEdit

Teams in Bold qualified for the second round.

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4 Pot 5

01. Ross County
02. Livingston
03. Hibernian
04. St Mirren
05. Aberdeen
06. St Johnstone
07. Dundee
08. Kilmarnock

09. Arbroath
10. Inverness Caledonian Thistle
11. Partick Thistle
12. Raith Rovers
13. Hamilton Academical
14. Greenock Morton
15. Ayr United
16. Dunfermline Athletic

17. Queen of the South
18. Cove Rangers
19. Airdrieonians
20. Montrose
21. Queen's Park
22. Alloa Athletic
23. Falkirk
24. Peterhead

25. Clyde
26. Dumbarton
27. East Fife
28. Kelty Hearts
29. Forfar Athletic
30. Annan Athletic
31. FC Edinburgh
32. Stenhousemuir

33. Stranraer
34. Stirling Albion
35. Albion Rovers
36. Elgin City
37. Cowdenbeath
38. Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic
39. Fraserburgh
40. Buckie Thistle

Source:[3]

Group stageEdit

All times are BST (UTC +1).

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification ABE STI RAI DUM PET
1 Aberdeen 4 4 0 0 0 12 0 +12 12 Qualification for the second round 3–0 2–0
2 Stirling Albion 4 2 1 0 1 6 7 −1 8 0–5 3–0
3 Raith Rovers 4 1 1 1 1 7 4 +3 6 1–1p 6–0
4 Dumbarton 4 1 0 1 2 3 4 −1 4 1–2 0–0p
5 Peterhead 4 0 0 0 4 0 13 −13 0 0–2 0–2
Source: [4]
Rules for classification: 1) goal difference, 2) goals scored, 3) away goals scored, 4) matches won, 5) away matches won, 6) drawing of lots.[5]

MatchesEdit

9 July 2022 Dumbarton 1–2 Stirling Albion Dumbarton
15:00 MacLean   86' [6]
Stadium: Dumbarton Football Stadium
Attendance: 309
Referee: Greg Soutar
10 July 2022 Peterhead 0–2 Aberdeen Peterhead
15:00 [7] Ramirez   63' (pen.), 74' Stadium: Balmoor Stadium
Attendance: 3,112
Referee: David Dickinson
13 July 2022 Aberdeen 2–0 Dumbarton Aberdeen
19:45
[8] Stadium: Pittodrie Stadium
Attendance: 7,189
Referee: Colin Steven
13 July 2022 Raith Rovers 6–0 Peterhead Kirkcaldy
19:45
[9] Stadium: Stark's Park
Attendance: 1,031
Referee: Calum Scott
16 July 2022 Peterhead 0–2 Dumbarton Peterhead
15:00 [10]
Stadium: Balmoor Stadium
Attendance: 351
Referee: Barry Cook
16 July 2022 Raith Rovers 1–1
(4–5 p)
Stirling Albion Kirkcaldy
15:00 Connolly   21' [11] Moore   44' Stadium: Stark's Park
Attendance: 960
Referee: Lloyd Wilson
Penalties
19 July 2022 Dumbarton 0–0
(2–3 p)
Raith Rovers Dumbarton
19:45 [12] Stadium: Dumbarton Football Stadium
Attendance: 276
Referee: Graham Grainger
Penalties
19 July 2022 Stirling Albion 0–5 Aberdeen Stirling
19:45 [13]
Stadium: Forthbank Stadium
Attendance: 2,017
Referee: Craig Napier
23 July 2022 Stirling Albion 3–0 Peterhead Stirling
15:00 Carrick   5', 72', 89' [14] Stadium: Forthbank Stadium
Attendance: 302
Referee: Ross Hardie
24 July 2022 Aberdeen 3–0 Raith Rovers Aberdeen
15:00
[15] Stadium: Pittodrie Stadium
Attendance: 8,785
Referee: David Munro

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification PAR KIL STE MON FRA
1 Partick Thistle 4 3 1 0 0 9 4 +5 11 Qualification for the second round 4–2 2–0
2 Kilmarnock 4 3 0 1 0 11 3 +8 10 1–1p 4–1
3 Stenhousemuir 4 2 0 0 2 7 6 +1 6 1–2 3–0
4 Montrose 4 1 0 0 3 6 11 −5 3 0–3 0–2
5 Fraserburgh 4 0 0 0 4 3 12 −9 0 1–3 2–4
Source: [16]
Rules for classification: 1) goal difference, 2) goals scored, 3) away goals scored, 4) matches won, 5) away matches won, 6) drawing of lots.[5]

MatchesEdit

9 July 2022 Fraserburgh 1–3 Kilmarnock Fraserburgh
15:00 Butcher   69' [17]
Stadium: Bellslea Park
Attendance: 1,022
Referee: Graham Grainger
9 July 2022 Stenhousemuir 1–2 Partick Thistle Stenhousemuir
15:00 Yates   63' [18]
Stadium: Ochilview Park
Attendance: 926
Referee: Calum Scott
12 July 2022 Fraserburgh 2–4 Montrose Fraserburgh
19:45 Butcher   66', 90' [19]
  • Lyons   11', 16', 30'
  • Webster   90'
Stadium: Bellslea Park
Attendance: 466
Referee: Chris Fordyce
13 July 2022 Kilmarnock 1–1
(4–5 p)
Partick Thistle Kilmarnock
19:45 Donnelly   12' [20] Muirhead   44' Stadium: Rugby Park
Attendance: 3,012
Referee: Nick Walsh
Penalties
16 July 2022 Montrose 0–3 Kilmarnock Montrose
15:00 [21]
Stadium: Links Park
Attendance: 901
Referee: Grant Irvine
16 July 2022 Stenhousemuir 3–0 Fraserburgh Stenhousemuir
15:00
  • Sewell   25'
  • Bryson   52'
  • Yates   75'
[22] Stadium: Ochilview Park
Attendance: 301
Referee: Daniel Graves
19 July 2022 Montrose 0–2 Stenhousemuir Montrose
19:45 [23] O'Reilly   70', 80' Stadium: Links Park
Attendance: 372
Referee: Alan Newlands
19 July 2022 Partick Thistle 2–0 Fraserburgh Glasgow
19:45
[24] Stadium: Firhill Stadium
Attendance: 1,344
Referee: Scott Lambie
23 July 2022 Kilmarnock 4–1 Stenhousemuir Kilmarnock
15:00
[25] Yates   23' Stadium: Rugby Park
Attendance: 2,429
Referee: Greg Aitken
23 July 2022 Partick Thistle 4–2 Montrose Glasgow
15:00
[26]
  • Brown   55'
  • Johnston   85'
Stadium: Firhill Stadium
Attendance: 1,578
Referee: Dunacn Williams

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification ROS DNF ALL EFI BUC
1 Ross County 4 3 1 0 0 11 1 +10 11 Qualification for the second round 1–0 7–0
2 Dunfermline Athletic 4 2 0 1 1 8 2 +6 7 1–1p 5–0
3 Alloa Athletic 4 1 2 0 1 6 5 +1 7 0–2 p1–1
4 East Fife 4 1 0 1 2 4 12 −8 4 0–2 3–2
5 Buckie Thistle 4 0 0 1 3 4 13 −9 1 1–1p 1–4
Source: [27]
Rules for classification: 1) goal difference, 2) goals scored, 3) away goals scored, 4) matches won, 5) away matches won, 6) drawing of lots.[5]

MatchesEdit

9 July 2022 Buckie Thistle 1–1
(3–5 p)
Ross County Buckie
15:00 Urquhart   53' [28] D. Samuel   61' Stadium: Victoria Park
Attendance: 554
Referee: Chris Graham
Penalties
  • Goodall  
  • Barry  
  • Murray  
  • Pugh  
9 July 2022 East Fife 0–2 Dunfermline Athletic Methil
15:00 [29] McCann   67', 83' (pen.) Stadium: Bayview Stadium
Attendance: 963
Referee: Iain Snedden
12 July 2022 Alloa Athletic 1–1
(6–5 p)
East Fife Alloa
19:45 Steele   12' (o.g.) [30] Shepherd   71' Stadium: Recreation Park
Attendance: 272
Referee: Barry Cook
Penalties
12 July 2022 Dunfermline Athletic 5–0 Buckie Thistle Dunfermline
19:45
[31] Stadium: East End Park
Attendance: 1,530
Referee: Dan McFarlane
16 July 2022 Buckie Thistle 1–4 Alloa Athletic Buckie
15:00 Urquhart   16' (pen.) [32]
  • Sammon   23', 81', 86'
  • Rodden   27'
Stadium: Victoria Park
Attendance: 390
Referee: Duncan Williams
16 July 2022 Ross County 1–0 Dunfermline Athletic Dingwall
15:00 Hiwula   64' [33] Stadium: Victoria Park
Attendance: 943
Referee: Nick Walsh
19 July 2022 Alloa Athletic 0–2 Ross County Alloa
19:45 [34]
Stadium: Recreation Park
Attendance: 351
Referee: Chris Graham
19 July 2022 East Fife 3–2 Buckie Thistle Methil
19:45
[35] Adams   22', 36' Stadium: Bayview Stadium
Attendance: 231
Referee: Chris Fordyce
23 July 2022 Dunfermline Athletic 1–1
(4–5 p)
Alloa Athletic Dunfermline
15:00 Hamilton   20' [36] Sammon   59' Stadium: East End Park
Attendance: 1,723
Referee: Scott Lambie
Penalties
23 July 2022 Ross County 7–0 East Fife Dingwall
15:00
[37] Stadium: Victoria Park
Attendance: 726
Referee: Mike Roncone

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification FAL GMO HIB BON CLY
1 Falkirk 4 2 2 0 0 3 1 +2 10 Qualification for the second round 1–0 1–0
2 Greenock Morton 4 2 0 1 1 6 3 +3 7 0–0p 3–1
3 Hibernian 4 2 0 0 2 9 5 +4 6 0–3[a] 5–0
4 Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic 4 1 0 1 2 5 9 −4 4 1–1p 1–4
5 Clyde 4 1 0 0 3 3 8 −5 3 2–0 1–2
Source: [39]
Rules for classification: 1) goal difference, 2) goals scored, 3) away goals scored, 4) matches won, 5) away matches won, 6) drawing of lots.[5]
Notes:
  1. ^ Greenock Morton were awarded a technical 3−0 win over Hibernian, who fielded an ineligible player. The match had originally finished 1–1, with Greenock Morton securing the bonus point following a 3–1 win on penalties.[38]

MatchesEdit

9 July 2022 Hibernian 5–0 Clyde Edinburgh
15:00
[40] Stadium: Easter Road
Attendance: 6,334
Referee: Craig Napier
9 July 2022 Greenock Morton 0–0
(4–5 p)
Falkirk Greenock
15:00 [41] Stadium: Cappielow
Attendance: 1,405
Referee: Colin Steven
Penalties
12 July 2022 Falkirk 1–0 Hibernian Falkirk
19:45 Nesbitt   39' [42] Stadium: Falkirk Stadium
Attendance: 3,918
Referee: Kevin Clancy
13 July 2022 Clyde 1–2 Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic Hamilton
19:45 Cunningham   45' [43]
  • McGachie   20'
  • Hall   28'
Stadium: New Douglas Park
Attendance: 344
Referee: Iain Snedden
16 July 2022 Clyde 2–0 Greenock Morton Hamilton
15:00
[44] Stadium: New Douglas Park
Attendance: 435
Referee: Scott Lambie
17 July 2022 Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic 1–4 Hibernian Bonnyrigg
15:00 Smith   45' [45]
Stadium: New Dundas Park
Attendance: 2,400
Referee: Steven McLean
20 July 2022 Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic 1–1
(2–4 p)
Falkirk Bonnyrigg
19:45 Turner   42' (pen.) [46] Morrison   9' Stadium: New Dundas Park
Attendance: 1,507
Referee: Ross Hardie
Penalties
20 July 2022 Hibernian 0–3
(awarded)[A]
Greenock Morton Edinburgh
19:45 Henderson   71' [47] Gillespie   61' (pen.) Stadium: Easter Road
Attendance: 5,177
Referee: Euan Anderson
Penalties
23 July 2022 Falkirk 1–0 Clyde Falkirk
15:00 McGuffie   21' [48] Stadium: Falkirk Stadium
Attendance: 1,911
Referee: Barry Cook
23 July 2022 Greenock Morton 3–1 Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic Greenock
15:00
[49] K. Smith   9' Stadium: Cappielow
Attendance: 995
Referee: Calum Scott
Notes
  1. ^
    A: Greenock Morton were awarded a technical 3−0 win over Hibernian, who fielded an ineligible player. The match had originally finished 1–1, with Greenock Morton securing the bonus point following a 3–1 win on penalties.[38]

Group EEdit

Pos Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification ARB AIR STM EDI COW
1 Arbroath 4 4 0 0 0 10 1 +9 12 Qualification for the second round 3–0 3–0
2 Airdrieonians 4 2 0 1 1 6 4 +2 7 2–0 1–1p
3 St Mirren 4 2 0 0 2 5 4 +1 6 0–1 3–1
4 FC Edinburgh 4 1 1 0 2 6 7 −1 5 1–3 3–0
5 Cowdenbeath 4 0 0 0 4 0 11 −11 0 0–3 0–2
Source: [50]
Rules for classification: 1) goal difference, 2) goals scored, 3) away goals scored, 4) matches won, 5) away matches won, 6) drawing of lots.[5]

MatchesEdit

9 July 2022 Cowdenbeath 0–3 Airdrieonians Cowdenbeath
15:00 [51]
Stadium: Central Park
Attendance: 345
Referee: Lloyd Wilson
9 July 2022 St Mirren 0–1 Arbroath Paisley
15:00 [52] Paterson   90+3' Stadium: St Mirren Park
Attendance: 1,923
Referee: Kevin Clancy
12 July 2022 Airdrieonians 1–1
(2–4 p)
FC Edinburgh Airdrie
19:45 Devenny   26' [53] Robertson   20' Stadium: Excelsior Stadium
Attendance: 515
Referee: Ross Hardie
Penalties
13 July 2022 Arbroath 3–0 Cowdenbeath Arbroath
19:45
[54] Stadium: Gayfield Park
Attendance: 900
Referee: Peter Stuart
16 July 2022 Cowdenbeath 0–2 St Mirren Cowdenbeath
15:00 [55] Ayunga   19', 23' Stadium: Central Park
Attendance: 638
Referee: Craig Napier
16 July 2022 FC Edinburgh 1–3 Arbroath Edinburgh
15:00 Crane   24' [56]
Stadium: Meadowbank Stadium
Attendance: 499
Referee: Gavin Duncan
19 July 2022 Airdrieonians 2–0 St Mirren Airdrie
19:45
  • Devenny   66'
  • Gunn   90'
[57] Stadium: Excelsior Stadium
Attendance: 1,127
Referee: Alan Muir
20 July 2022 FC Edinburgh 3–0 Cowdenbeath Edinburgh
19:45
[58] Stadium: Meadowbank Stadium
Attendance: 308
Referee: Iain Snedden
23 July 2022 Arbroath 3–0 Airdrieonians Arbroath
15:00
[59] Stadium: Gayfield Park
Attendance: 1,170
Referee: David Dickinson
23 July 2022 St Mirren 3–1 FC Edinburgh Paisley
15:00
[60] Handling   53' Stadium: St Mirren Park
Attendance: 1,047
Referee: Craig Napier

Group FEdit

Pos Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification ANN QOS STJ AYR ELG
1 Annan Athletic 4 2 2 0 0 8 3 +5 10 Qualification for the second round p1–1 4–0
2 Queen of the South 4 2 1 0 1 9 5 +4 8 2–3 p2–2
3 St Johnstone 4 2 0 2 0 7 4 +3 8 0–0p 1–0
4 Ayr United 4 1 0 1 2 4 5 −1 4 0–3 3–0[a]
5 Elgin City 4 0 0 0 4 2 13 −11 0 0–2 2–4
Source: [62]
Rules for classification: 1) goal difference, 2) goals scored, 3) away goals scored, 4) matches won, 5) away matches won, 6) drawing of lots.[5]
Notes:
  1. ^ Ayr United were awarded a technical 3−0 win over Elgin City, who fielded an ineligible player. The match had originally finished 0–0, with Ayr United securing the bonus point following a 4–3 win on penalties.[61]

MatchesEdit

9 July 2022 Ayr United 3–0
(awarded)[B]
Elgin City Ayr
15:00 [63] Stadium: Somerset Park
Attendance: 1,194
Referee: David Munro
Penalties
  •   McHardy
  •   Antoniazzi
  •   MacInnes
  •   Cameron
  •   Allan
9 July 2022 Queen of the South 2–3 Annan Athletic Dumfries
15:00
[64]
Stadium: Palmerston Park
Attendance: 1,222
Referee: Chris Fordyce
12 July 2022 Ayr United 0–3 Queen of the South Ayr
19:45 [65]
Stadium: Somerset Park
Attendance: 1,352
Referee: Duncan Williams
12 July 2022 St Johnstone 0–0
(4–5 p)
Annan Athletic Perth
19:45 [66] Stadium: McDiarmid Park
Attendance: 2,036
Referee: Don Robertson
Penalties
16 July 2022 Annan Athletic 4–0 Elgin City Annan
15:00
[67] Stadium: Galabank
Attendance: 286
Referee: Iain Snedden
16 July 2022 Queen of the South 2–2
(4–2 p)
St Johnstone Dumfries
15:00
[68] Murphy   49', 84' Stadium: Palmerston Park
Attendance: 1,027
Referee: Graham Grainger
Penalties
19 July 2022 Annan Athletic 1–1
(5–4 p)
Ayr United Annan
19:45 Wallace   90' (pen.) [69] Bryden   71' Stadium: Galabank
Attendance: 528
Referee: Lloyd Wilson
Penalties
  • Muir  
  • Hunter  
  • Williamson  
  • Galloway  
  • Wallace  
  • Fleming  
  • Barnes  
19 July 2022 Elgin City 2–4 St Johnstone Elgin
19:45
[70]
Stadium: Borough Briggs
Attendance: 886
Referee: Greg Aitken
23 July 2022 Elgin City 0–2 Queen of the South Elgin
15:00 [71]
  • McKechnie   50'
  • Paton   54'
Stadium: Borough Briggs
Attendance: 566
Referee: Steven Kirkland
23 July 2022 St Johnstone 1–0 Ayr United Perth
15:00 Carey   2' [72] Stadium: McDiarmid Park
Attendance: 2,036
Referee: Gavin Duncan
Notes
  1. ^
    B: Ayr United were awarded a technical 3−0 win over Elgin City, who fielded an ineligible player. The match had originally finished 0–0, with Ayr United securing the bonus point following a 4–3 win on penalties.[61]

Group GEdit

Pos Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification ICT LIV COV ALB KEL
1 Inverness Caledonian Thistle 4 3 1 0 0 8 2 +6 11 Qualification for the second round p1–1 4–0
2 Livingston 4 3 0 0 1 8 5 +3 9 1–2 2–0
3 Cove Rangers 4 1 0 1 2 6 7 −1 4 1–2 2–3
4 Albion Rovers 4 1 0 0 3 5 9 −4 3 2–3 1–2
5 Kelty Hearts 4 1 0 0 3 3 7 −4 3 0–1 0–2
Source: [73]
Rules for classification: 1) goal difference, 2) goals scored, 3) away goals scored, 4) matches won, 5) away matches won, 6) drawing of lots.[5]

MatchesEdit

9 July 2022 Albion Rovers 2–3 Livingston Coatbridge
15:00
  • Sonkur   62'
  • Paton   71'
[74]
Stadium: Cliftonhill
Attendance: 468
Referee: Don Robertson
9 July 2022 Kelty Hearts 0–1 Inverness Caledonian Thistle Kelty
15:00 [75] Oakley   89' Stadium: New Central Park
Attendance: 601
Referee: Barry Cook
12 July 2022 Albion Rovers 1–2 Cove Rangers Coatbridge
19:45 Reynolds   31' (o.g.) [76]
  • Leitch   43'
  • Scully   67'
Stadium: Cliftonhill
Attendance: 268
Referee: Stewart Luke
12 July 2022 Livingston 1–2 Inverness Caledonian Thistle Livingston
19:45 Holt   84' [77]
Stadium: Almondvale Stadium
Attendance: 944
Referee: Alan Muir
16 July 2022 Cove Rangers 1–2 Livingston Aberdeen
15:00 Vigurs   45' [78]
Stadium: Balmoral Stadium
Attendance: 797
Referee: Willie Collum
16 July 2022 Kelty Hearts 0–2 Albion Rovers Kelty
15:00 [79]
  • Sonkur   81'
  • Reilly   85' (pen.)
Stadium: New Central Park
Attendance: 402
Referee: David Dickinson
19 July 2022 Cove Rangers 2–3 Kelty Hearts Aberdeen
19:45
  • Fyvie   29'
  • Leitch   87'
[80]
  • Agyeman   16'
  • McNab   23'
  • Austin   71'
Stadium: Balmoral Stadium
Attendance: 486
Referee: Duncan Williams
19 July 2022 Inverness Caledonian Thistle 4–0 Albion Rovers Inverness
19:45
[81] Stadium: Caledonian Stadium
Attendance: 871
Referee: Gavin Duncan
23 July 2022 Inverness Caledonian Thistle 1–1
(5–3 p)
Cove Rangers Inverness
15:00 MacGregor   13' [82] Megginson   19' Stadium: Caledonian Stadium
Attendance: 1,020
Referee: Alan Newlands
Penalties
23 July 2022 Livingston 2–0 Kelty Hearts Livingston
15:00
[83] Stadium: Almondvale Stadium
Attendance: 712
Referee: Grant Irvine

Group HEdit

Pos Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification DND HAM QPA FOR STR
1 Dundee 4 4 0 0 0 13 2 +11 12 Qualification for the second round 3–0 5–1
2 Hamilton Academical 4 2 1 0 1 9 6 +3 8 p1–1 5–2
3 Queen's Park 4 2 0 1 1 11 6 +5 7 1–2 4–1
4 Forfar Athletic 4 1 0 0 3 5 12 −7 3 0–3 3–0[a]
5 Stranraer 4 0 0 0 4 4 16 −12 0 0–3 2–5
Source: [85]
Rules for classification: 1) goal difference, 2) goals scored, 3) away goals scored, 4) matches won, 5) away matches won, 6) drawing of lots.[5]
Notes:
  1. ^ Forfar Athletic were awarded a technical 3−0 win over Stranraer, who fielded an ineligible player. The match had originally finished 2–2, with Forfar Athletic securing the bonus point following a 5–3 win on penalties.[84]

MatchesEdit

9 July 2022 Dundee 3–0 Hamilton Academical Dundee
15:00
[86] Stadium: Dens Park
Attendance: 1,760
Referee: Gavin Duncan
9 July 2022 Stranraer 2–5 Queen's Park Stranraer
15:00
[87]
  • Murray   9', 28', 45+4'
  • Savoury   41', 90+2'
Stadium: Stair Park
Attendance: 215
Referee: Alan Muir
12 July 2022 Hamilton Academical 5–2 Stranraer Hamilton
19:45
[88] Woods   68' (pen.), 88' (pen.) Stadium: New Douglas Park
Attendance: 447
Referee: Graham Grainger
12 July 2022 Queen's Park 4–1 Forfar Athletic Stenhousemuir
19:45
[89] McCluskey   47' Stadium: Ochilview Park
Attendance: 220
Referee: Scott Lambie
16 July 2022 Forfar Athletic 0–3 Hamilton Academical Forfar
15:00 [90]
Stadium: Station Park, Forfar
Attendance: 409
Referee: Alex Shepherd
16 July 2022 Stranraer 0–3 Dundee Stranraer
15:00 [91]
Stadium: Stair Park
Attendance: 497
Referee: Greg Aitken
19 July 2022 Forfar Athletic 3–0
(awarded)[C]
Stranraer Forfar
19:45
  • Ellis   29' (o.g.)
  • Jack   76'
[92]
Stadium: Station Park
Attendance: 244
Referee: Dan McFarlane
Penalties
19 July 2022 Queen's Park 1–2 Dundee Stenhousemuir
19:45 Longridge   52' [93]
Stadium: Ochilview Park
Attendance: 570
Referee: Willie Collum
23 July 2022 Dundee 5–1 Forfar Athletic Dundee
15:00
[94] McCluskey   68' Stadium: Dens Park
Attendance: 1,854
Referee: Graham Grainger
23 July 2022 Hamilton Academical 1–1
(5–3 p)
Queen's Park Hamilton
15:00 Winter   4' [95] Davidson   78' Stadium: New Douglas Park
Attendance: 786
Referee: Don Robertson
Penalties
Notes
  1. ^
    C: Forfar Athletic were awarded a technical 3−0 win over Stranraer, who fielded an ineligible player. The match had originally finished 2–2, with Forfar Athletic securing the bonus point following a 5–3 win on penalties.[84]

Best runners-upEdit

Pos Grp Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 B Kilmarnock 4 3 0 1 0 11 3 +8 10 Qualification for the second round
2 G Livingston 4 3 0 0 1 8 5 +3 9
3 F Queen of the South 4 2 1 0 1 9 5 +4 8
4 H Hamilton Academical 4 2 1 0 1 9 6 +3 8
5 A Stirling Albion 4 2 1 0 1 6 7 −1 8
6 C Dunfermline Athletic 4 2 0 1 1 8 2 +6 7
7 D Greenock Morton 4 2 0 1 1 6 3 +3 7
8 E Airdrieonians 4 2 0 1 1 6 4 +2 7
Source: [96]
Rules for classification: 1) goal difference, 2) goals scored, 3) away goals scored, 4) matches won, 5) away matches won, 6) drawing of lots.[5]

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Qualified as Qualified on Notes
Annan Athletic Group F winner 19 July 2022
Partick Thistle Group B winner 23 July 2022
Ross County Group C winner 23 July 2022
Falkirk Group D winner 23 July 2022
Arbroath Group E winner 23 July 2022 Seeded for second round draw
Inverness Caledonian Thistle Group G winner 23 July 2022
Dundee Group H winner 23 July 2022 Seeded for second round draw
Kilmarnock Best runner-up 23 July 2022
Livingston Best runner-up 23 July 2022
Aberdeen Group A winner 24 July 2022 Seeded for second round draw
Queen of the South Best runner-up 24 July 2022

Top goalscorersEdit

As of 24 July 2022
Rank Player Club Goals
1   Conor Sammon Alloa Athletic 4
  Alex Jakubiak Dundee
  Oli Shaw Kilmarnock
  Jonah Ayunga St Mirren
5 17 players 3

Source:[97]

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