Nervy Celtic survived a St Johnstone comeback at McDiarmid Park to book themselves a place in the semi-finals of the Co-operative Insurance Cup with a 4-3 win.
Celtic boss Neil Lennon wants the Old Firm defeat by Rangers to be viewed in context as his side look to bounce back against St Johnstone in Wednesday night's Co-operative Insurance Cup quarter-final clash at McDiarmid Park.
Georgios Samaras helped himself to a hat-trick as Celtic brushed past Inverness with ease 6-0 in their Co-operative Insurance Cup third-round tie at Parkhead.
Kyle Lafferty helped himself to a hat-trick as Rangers Dunfermline 7-2 to reach the fourth round of the CIS Cup on Tuesday.
Rangers have lodged a last-gasp appeal with the Scottish Football Association over Kevin Thomson's red card in Sunday's League Cup final. The Ibrox club waited until moments before the 1700 GMT deadline to contest the dismissal.
Neil Alexander admits his Co-operative Insurance Cup final appearance may persuade him that his future is at Ibrox.
Allan McGregor is facing more Hampden disappointment with deputy Neil Alexander set to start for Rangers against St Mirren in Sunday's Scottish League Cup final.
Kris Boyd will be hoping to recapture his Hampden form of 2008 and not 2009 when the Rangers striker takes to the field in Sunday's Scottish League Cup final.
Kenny Miller insists he will not be thinking of Rangers' Hampden heartache last year when he takes to the field for Sunday's Co-operative Insurance Cup final.
Georgios Samaras insists Celtic will not give up on the Scottish Premier League title until it is mathematically impossible to topple Rangers.