2007–08 Scottish League Cup

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2007–08 Co-operative Insurance Cup
Country Scotland
Champions Rangers
Runners-up Dundee United

The 2007–08 Scottish League Cup was the 62nd staging of the Scotland's second most prestigious football knockout competition, also known for sponsorship reasons as the CIS Insurance Cup.

Rangers won the cup by defeating Dundee United in the Final, winning 3–2 on penalties after the match was drawn 2–2 after extra-time.

First round[edit]

Home team Score Away team Additional information

Source: BBC Sport
a.e.t. = after extra time; agg. = aggregation score; pen. = decision by penalties.

Second round[edit]

Home team Score Away team Additional information

Source: BBC Sport
a.e.t. = after extra time; agg. = aggregation score; pen. = decision by penalties.

Third round[edit]

25 September 2007
Falkirk 0 – 1 Dundee United
Report Wilkie Goal 60'
Falkirk Stadium, Falkirk
Attendance: 2,804
Referee: C Thomson

25 September 2007
Hamilton 2 – 0 Kilmarnock
McCarthy Goal 16'
McArthur Goal 37'
Report
New Douglas Park, Hamilton
Attendance: 2,627
Referee: K Clarke

25 September 2007
Hearts 4 – 1 (a.e.t.) Dunfermline Athletic
Nadé Goal 34' (pen.)
Berra Goal 97'
Elliot Goal 100' Goal 102'
Report Simmons Goal 84'
Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh
Attendance: 10,500
Referee: B Winter

25 September 2007
Inverness CT 3 – 0 Gretna
Bayne Goal 21'
Wilson Goal 67'
Wyness Goal 80'
Report
Caledonian Stadium, Inverness
Attendance: 1,717
Referee: A Freeland

26 September 2007
Dundee 1 – 2 Celtic
McDonald Goal 71' Report McDonald Goal 27'
Vennegoor of Hesselink Goal 60'
Dens Park, Dundee
Attendance: 8,203
Referee: I Brines

26 September 2007
East Fife 0 – 4 Rangers
Report Novo Goal 14'
Boyd Goal 35' Goal 66' (pen.)
Cuéllar Goal 54'
East End Park, Dunfermline
Attendance: 7,413
Referee: W Collum

26 September 2007
Hibernian 2 – 4 Motherwell
Donaldson Goal 11'
Antoine-Curier Goal 85'
Report Clarkson Goal 17'
Lasley Goal 20'
McCormack Goal 24'
Porter Goal 83'
Easter Road, Edinburgh
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: M Tumilty

26 September 2007
19:45
Partick Thistle 0 – 2 Aberdeen
Report Young Goal 42'
Considine Goal 64'
Firhill, Glasgow
Attendance: 3,337
Referee: S Dougal

Quarter-finals[edit]

31 October 2007
19:45
Aberdeen 4 – 1 Inverness CT
Nicholson Goal 10' (pen.) Goal 22' Goal 78' (pen.)
Miller Goal 45'
Report Bayne Goal 68'
Pittodrie, Aberdeen
Attendance: 7,270
Referee: J Underhill

31 October 2007
Celtic 0 – 2 Hearts
Report Velicka Goal 77', Goal 86'
Celtic Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 21,492
Referee: K Clark

31 October 2007
Dundee United 3 – 1 Hamilton Academical
Hunt Goal 10', Goal 77', Goal 85' Report Offiong Goal 79' (pen.)
Tannadice Park, Dundee
Attendance: 4,567
Referee: M McCurry

31 October 2007
Motherwell 1 – 2 Rangers
Quinn Goal 90' Report Novo Goal 22'
Boyd Goal 53'
Fir Park, Motherwell
Attendance: 9,283
Referee: I Brines

Semi-finals[edit]

January 30, 2008
Rangers 2 – 0 Hearts
Ferguson Goal 50'
Darcheville Goal 69'
Report
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 31,989
Referee: M McCurry

February 5, 2008
Aberdeen 1 – 4 Dundee United
Considine Goal 18'
Miller Yellow cardYellow cardRed card 35', 68'
Report Dods Goal 22'
Kalvenes Goal 59'
Conway Goal 65'
Gomis Goal 77'
Tynecastle Stadium, Edinburgh
Attendance: 12,046
Referee: S Dougal

Final[edit]

March 16, 2008
15:00
Dundee United 2 – 2 (a.e.t.) Rangers
Hunt Goal 34'
de Vries Goal 95'
Report Boyd Goal 86' Goal 113'
  Penalties  
Willo Flood Penalty scored
Craig Conway Penalty missed
Mark de Vries Penalty scored
David Robertson Penalty missed
Lee Wilkie Penalty missed
2 – 3
Dundee United went first
Penalty missed Jean-Claude Darcheville
Penalty scored Steven Whittaker
Penalty scored Steven Davis
Penalty missed Lee McCulloch
Penalty scored Kris Boyd
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 50,019
Referee: K Clark

Top scorers[edit]

Player Goals Team
Republic of Ireland Hunt, NoelNoel Hunt 5 Dundee United
Scotland Boyd, KrisKris Boyd Rangers
Scotland Barrowman, AndrewAndrew Barrowman 3 Ross County
Scotland Nicholson, BarryBarry Nicholson Aberdeen
Scotland Elliot, CalumCalum Elliot 2 Hearts
Lithuania Velicka, AndriusAndrius Velicka Hearts

Media coverage[edit]

In Australia the Scottish League Cup is currently available on Setanta Sports who also broadcast it in Ireland. In the UK the Scottish League Cup is currently broadcast on BBC Scotland.

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