Just a few days ago, 16 teams contested for a place in the quarter-finals of the Coppa Italia. With the Round of 16 now gone, all is set for the business end of the tournament as the men compete for national honors.
Eight of Italy’s finest have weathered the storm to reach this quarter-final stage. Napoli and Lazio had a stroll in the park against sides in the lower leagues. For the others, they were responsible for the elimination of one Serie A side or the other.
Inter Milan and Juventus scored the most goals of the round – 4. And while the Old Lady managed to keep a clean sheet, Antonio Conte’s side conceded against Cagliari. Inter Milan’s game was just one of the three games to feature both teams scoring.
Will this be the same for the four games in the quarter-finals?
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While they catch their breath this week, alongside their perennial enemies, AC Milan, four teams will slug it out for a semi-final ticket this week.
Napoli vs. Lazio
Both teams managed to keep a clean sheet in the previous round of games. However, at this stage, one of the teams must progress while the other gets eliminated. With Napoli to win priced at 2.60 to win and Lazio to win priced at 2.80, it’s a difficult one to call.
But this is the same competition that Lazio won last year, defeating Atalanta in the final. It was their seventh trophy win, the third most trophy wins by any side in the competition, behind Juventus, and AS Roma. Napoli, having scored just five goals in their last five games, will be looking to revive their season with a win and a semi-final ticket.
They also kept a clean sheet in one-third of those games.
Can they progress to the semi-final?
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Juventus vs. AS Roma
Juventus have won this competition 13 times. AS Roma have won it nine times. Both sides go into this game motivated by the idea of making history. Both sides can not only knockout their opponent but also extend their number of trophy wins at the end of the day.
This is a fixture that has been largely dominated by Juventus in recent years. AS Roma have only managed to win three of their last 10 games against Juventus. Roma have lost two of their last five games, with one of those losses coming at the hands of Juventus.
Apart from predicting which team will win, can you predict how many goals will be scored in this game?
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