Scottish FA Cup round-up
By Graeme Mair
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
A late equaliser secured Kilmarnock a 2-2 draw against Hearts at Tynecastle.A late leveller from Steven Naismith secured Kilmarnock a 2-2 draw and a home replay against Hearts at Tynecastle.
Hearts were looking to give new owner Vladimir Romanov a flying start and led after 16 minutes courtesy of Derek Wyness.
Kilmarnock hit back through Colin Nish after 24 minutes but Lee Miller's strike on the stroke of half time looked to have given the Edinburgh outfit victory until Naismith's 89th minute intervention.
Aberdeen beat former tenants Inverness Caledonian Thistle 2-1 at Pittodrie thanks to a Darren Mackie double.
An action packed first half saw Aberdeen take the lead after 15 minutes through Mackie.
Craig Brewster brought ICT level after 24 minutes but Mackie completed his brace on 34 minutes as Aberdeen secured their passage into the fifth round.
Hibernian produced a dominant display crushing Division Two leaders Brechin 4-0 at Easter Road.
Goals from Sam Morrow, Gary Caldwell and a Gary O'Connor double secured a comfortable victory.
Dundee United manager Ian McCall shrugged off uncertainty regarding his future as his side enjoyed a 3-0 romp away at Queen of the South.
First-half goals from Jim Mcintyre, Mark Wilson, and Stewart Duff allowed a safe passage into the fifth round draw for the Taysiders.
Livingston gained some respite from their poor league form with a 1-0 victory away at Alloa.
An 88th minute goal from Livingston's Colin Mcmenamin dashed Alloa's Cup dream at Recreation Park.
St. Mirren eliminated Ayr United 2-0 at Somerset Park.
Goals from Stewart Kean and Hugh Murray were enough for St.Mirren to progress.
Ross County and Clyde require a replay after battling out a 0-0 draw at Victoria Park.
Scotland's Fifa referee Hugh Dallas handed out five cautions as both teams strove to break the stalemate.
Click on the links below for individual match summaries:
Aberdeen 2-1 Inverness Caledonian Thistle
Alloa 0-1 Livingston
Ayr United 2-0 St Mirren
Hearts 2-2 Kilmarnock
Hibernian 4-0 Brechin City
Queen of the South 0-3 Dundee United
Ross County 0-0 Clyde