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2018-19 Coppa Italia Draw Made

The draw for the 2018-19 Coppa Italia has been confirmed, with the preliminary rounds getting under way next weekend. Seventy-eight clubs will take part in next season’s Coppa, starting with teams in Serie C and D on July 29. Sides from B and A will slowly come into play before the Round of 16, which [...]

Higuain Fires Juventus Into Coppa Final

Gonzalo Higuain scored twice on his old Napoli hunting ground to send Juventus into the Italian Cup final despite a 3-2 defeat to their bitter rivals on Wednesday. The Argentine, returning to the San Paolo stadium for the second time since his acrimonious exit last year and booed throughout, did not celebrate his goals which [...]

Lazio Through To Coppa Italia Final

Roma fans were back in the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday to see their team beat city rival Lazio but lose the Italian Cup semi-final 4-3 on aggregate. Mohamed Salah scored twice and Stephan El Shaarawy netted the other as Roma won the second leg of their semi-final derby 3-2. But goals from Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and [...]

Coppa Italia: Lazio Beat Roma 2-0

Lazio took a major step towards the Coppa Italia final with a hard-fought first-leg semi-final win over rivals Roma. The light blue side had the best of the opening 45 minutes, and got a deserved goal when Sergej Milinkovic-Savic fired into the roof of the net just before the half-hour. In an end-to-end game, Lazio [...]

Coppa Italia: Juventus 3-1 Napoli

Napoli were left fuming after Juventus were awarded two penalties early in the second half on their way to a 3-1 win in the first leg of their Italian Cup semi-final on Tuesday. To add insult to injury, Napoli had their own penalty appeal turned down immediately before Juventus were awarded their second. Paulo Dybala [...]

Rossi targets Cup final return

Fiorentina expect star striker Giuseppe Rossi to make his long-awaited return from injury in the Coppa Italia final against Napoli on 3 May. The Italian international has been sidelined since January after suffering ligament damage in his right knee. Rossi, who was the top scorer in the Italian Serie A with 14 goals before getting [...]

Fiorentina book final spot

Fiorentina overturned a first-leg deficit in their Coppa Italia semi-final as a 2-0 win over Udinese took them into the final. Antonio Di Natale and Luis Muriel had given Udinese a 2-1 win in last week’s encounter, but Juan Manuel Vargas’ goal for Fiorentina was to prove crucial. Manuel Pasqual opened the scoring after 14 [...]

Napoli booked a date with Juventus in the Italian Cup final after the Partenopei beat Siena 2-0 in the second leg of the competition on Wednesday, a result which gives them a 3-2 win on aggregate. The result will pretty much remedy their failure in advancing from the Champions League second round few weeks ago [...]

Juventus snatched a late equaliser to remain unbeaten in all competitions this season and earn a place in the final of the Coppa Italia after defeat AC Milan 4-3 on aggregate. Juve took the lead through club legend Alessandro Del Piero in the 28th minute before second half goals from Djamel Mesbah and Maxi Lopes [...]

Juve Beat Milan At San Siro In Coppa Italia

Juventus was simply too good for AC Milan last night at the San Siro as they won the Coppa Italia semi-final first leg 2-1, putting themselves firmly in the driving seat and on course for the final. The first half was a tentative and tight affair with few chances for either side, both of whom [...]