Scottish Cup round-up
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Hearts eased into the Scottish Cup quarter finals with a 3-0 win over Aberdeen.Hearts eased into the Scottish Cup quarter finals with a 3-0 win over Aberdeen.
Michal Pospisil broke the deadlock for Hearts on 21 minutes and young striker Calum Elliott doubled the lead 13 minutes later.
Things got worse for Aberdeen when Zander Diamond was sent off right on the stroke of half time for a professional foul and from the resulting penalty Steven Pressley added a third.
Mark Roberts' last-gasp penalty earned Partick a 2-2 draw at Inverness Caledonian Thistle. Roberts gave Partick the lead right on the stroke of half time, but Roy McBain replied for Inverness just before the hour mark.
Craig Dargo fired Inverness in front 13 minutes from time and it looked like being enough for the home side, but Roberts kept his composure from the penalty spot in the last minute to earn Partick a second bite at the cherry.
Ross County earned a replay after a 1-1 draw at SPL outfit Falkirk.
Don Cowie gave the Division One side the lead on 17 minutes, but Daniel McBreen's late leveller secured a draw for Falkirk.
Celtic's conquerors Clyde will have to do it all again after they were held to a goalless draw by Gretna at Broadwood.
Both teams played most of the match with just ten men after Alex Williams was sent off for the hosts and Chris Innes saw red for Gretna.
Dundee and Airdrie will replay after they played out a 1-1 draw at The Excelsior Stadium.
Bryan Deasley gave Dundee the lead on 21 minutes, but William McLaren replied for Airdrie just before the hour mark
Second Division strugglers Alloa earned a replay after a hard-fought goalless draw at First Division side Hamilton.
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