Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Ten-man Torino knocks AC Milan out of Italian Cup; Inter advances

Michel Adopo dumped AC Milan out of the Italian Cup on the final 16 stage on Wednesday with the one aim in 10-man Torino’s 1-0 win on the San Siro after additional time.

France’s Adopo tapped residence the winner from compatriot Brian Bayeye’s low cross within the 114th minute of an attractive match wherein Koffi Djidji was despatched off with 21 minutes remaining of regular time.

Within the subsequent month’s quarter-finals Torino will face both Sampdoria or Fiorentina who face off on Thursday.

Roma hosts Genoa in Thursday’s late match whereas the remaining 4 ties are scheduled for subsequent week.

Defeat for Milan, which began with a second string line-up, comes after it threw away a two-goal lead to attract 2-2 with Roma on Sunday.

That draw allowed Napoli to increase its lead on the Italian champion on the prime of Serie A to seven factors.

Stefano Pioli’s tired-looking aspect rattled off 32 photographs over the course of the match however solely eight of these have been heading in the right direction, of which simply three taking from inside the realm.

Milan travels to Lecce in Serie A on Saturday after Napoli host Juventus, who’re stage on factors with Milan, on Friday evening.

Additionally via to the subsequent spherical is Inter Milan after it squeezed previous Serie B aspect Parma 2-1 on Tuesday, additionally after additional time on the San Siro.

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