Kris Commons was in inspirational form as Celtic trounced St Johnstone 5=0 in their Scottish League Cup quarter-final clash at Parkhead.
Rangers and Celtic were kept apart in Thursday's Scottish Communities League Cup quarter-final draw, but remain on collision course after both were handed home ties.
Gary Hooper helped himself to four goals as Celtic eased their way to a 4-1 win over Raith Rovers at Parkhead and into the quarter-finals of the Scottish Communities League Cup.
Rangers have been handed a home tie against Scottish Premier League side Motherwell in the Scottish League Cup.
Celtic have offered their condolences to the family of Kilmarnock midfielder Liam Kelly after his father died at the end of Sunday's Scottish League Cup final.
Dieter van Tornhout enjoyed a far more rewarding afternoon than his previous cup final as he headed Kilmarnock's winner in the Scottish Communities League Cup final against Celtic.
Falkirk chairman Martin Ritchie insists the club's young players will not be fazed by a trip to Dundee United in the Scottish Communities League Cup quarter-finals after dumping Rangers out of the competition.
Aberdeen suffered a hugely embarrassing Scottish League Cup exit to Second Division strugglers East Fife on penalties after an action-packed match had finished 3-3 after extra time.
Man of the match Steven Davis celebrated a Scottish League Cup final win over Celtic which he insisted Rangers deserved.
Old Firm rivals Celtic and Rangers have been kept apart in the draw for the semi-finals of the Co-operative Insurance Cup.