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Aberdeen draw St Mirren at Pittodrie in the Betfred Cup second round

Aberdeen's Gary Mackay-Steven scores the sensational fourth against St Mirren in the Scottish Cup last year

Aberdeen have been drawn against Premiership new boys St Mirren in the second round of the Betfred Cup.

The Dons will enter this year’s competition by welcoming the Buddies to Pittodrie on August 18 or 19.

The then-Championship St Mirren visited the Granite City in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup last season, with the Reds cruising to a 4-1 victory.