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Jan 18, 2015
Tuesday's Betfred Cup round-up

It was another dramatic night of Betfred Cup action on Tuesday, with the big shock coming at Balmoor as Peterhead beat Hearts 2-1.

Rory McAllister scored a last-minute penalty for the League 2 side after Jason Brown's opener had been cancelled out by Kyle Lafferty.

There was also an upset at Cliftonhill, where Albion Rovers beat Hamilton Accies on penalties after a thrilling 4-4 draw. Alan Trouten hit a hat-trick for Brian Kerr's men, who equalised in stoppage time through Ross Davidson.

Falkirk are through to the last 16 after sealing top spot in Group A with a 4-0 home win over Forfar Athletic, helped by a Myles Hippolyte hat-trick.

Livingston also booked their place in Sunday's draw with a 4-2 victory at Stranraer to top Group H and Motherwell progress as Group F winners after coming from behind to defeat Edinburgh City 2-1 at Ainslie Park.

Simon Murray scored three times against his former club as Hibernian thrashed Arbroath 6-1 at Easter Road and Raith Rovers won away to Highland League Buckie Thistle by the same score.

Ayr United made it three wins out of three in Group E thanks to a 5-1 home victory over Clyde and Partick Thistle beat Airdrieonians 2-1 at the Excelsior Stadium.

There is one game on Wednesday evening, with Cowdenbeath facing Dundee at Central Park.

Matchday five takes place this weekend, with the eight group winners and four best runners-up joining Celtic, Aberdeen, Rangers and St Johnstone in Sunday's draw for the last 16.