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Lazio heaped more pressure on Inter Milan boss Luciano Spalletti after beating beating the Nerazzurri in a penalty shootout to set up a two-legged Coppa Italia semi-final with AC Milan. Goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha saved spot-kicks from Inter’s Lautaro Martinez and Radja Nainggolan before ex-Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva scored the winning penalty in a 4-3 victory. [...]

Juventus And Roma Stunned In Coppa Italia

Four-time defending champions Juventus on Wednesday crashed out of the Coppa Italia with a 3-0 quarter-final defeat by Atalanta BC, while AS Roma suffered a humiliating 7-1 thrashing at the hands of ACF Fiorentina. Juventus had been bidding for a fifth consecutive Serie A and Coppa Italia double this season. However, a Duvan Zapata brace [...]

Coppa Italia Dates Confirmed

The dates and kick-off times of the Coppa Italia Round of 16 have been confirmed, including Sampdoria v Milan, Bologna v Juventus and Inter v Benevento. As there is a Serie A winter break in January, this time will be used to play Coppa Italia fixtures. Sat Jan 12 Lazio v Novara (14.00 GMT) Sampdoria [...]

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 [...]