Aberdeen to face Kilmarnock at home in Scottish Cup quarter-finals

Gary Mackay-Steven with the Scottish Cup. The winger netted twice in the 4-2 defeat of Dundee United.

ABERDEEN will face Kilmarnock at Pittodrie in the quarter-finals of the Scottish Cup.

The draw was made immediately after the Dons defeated Dundee United 4-2 at home to reach the last eight.

The tie will be played on the weekend of March 3 and 4.

Dons boss Derek McInnes said: “It is a tough game but when you get to the quarter-final stage you shouldn’t expect anything other than that.”