coppa italy: milan safely through but inter missed

Milan had left earlier by Djibrill Cisse goal that was created when the game has been running for five minutes. However, Milan could turn ahead 2-1 in just 13 minutes.

Milan created Robinho's first goal at minute 15. Brazilian striker managed to convert a cross from Ignazio Abate released from the left side of the Lazio defense. Only five minutes later, Lazio goalkeeper re-collapse. Goalkeeper Federico Marchetti was unable to stem the hard kick Clarence Seedorf after maximizing bait El Shaarawy breakthrough.

Milan almost conceded again, but goalkeeper Marco Amelia swiftly dismissed Francelino Matuzalem header that leads to the lower right corner in the 20th minute. The threat does not deter attacks and Clarence Seedorf et al. Massimiliano Allegri made ​​the team remains in control of the game. However, a number of opportunities created failed to convert into goals. The first round ended with the score 2-1. (

After halftime, Allegri still maintaining his squad. The decision was made Milan were able to return control of the game. The attacks intensified with the entry Milan Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the 70th minute. Merkel replaces Ibra injury. Ten minutes before the fight was over, Shaarawy almost scored.In a convoy of two opposing players, Shaarawy managed to penetrate the penalty box. Unfortunately, the shot misses the target Shaarawy. Lazio goalkeeper eventually completely collapse by Ibra in the 85th minute. Goals stems from a breakthrough bait that is released Emanuelson. Ibra who escaped the offside trap the ball straight into the opponent's penalty box. Stay facing one on one with Marchetti, Ibra had handed the ball to the right side Lazio goalkeeper. Goal was to lock the victory Milan 3-1. (

Unlike inter, Cavani's second-half strikes secured a 2-0 win at the San Paolo stadium that sees Napoli safely through to a last-four encounter with Siena, who defeated Chievo 1-0 in Wednesday's other quarter-final tie. Walter Mazzarri's side had won just two of their last six Serie A games coming into Wednesday night's match and were facing an Inter side riding a seven-match winning streak in the league, but Napoli turned the form book on its head with an assured display.

Cavani opened the scoring after 50 minutes, stroking home from the penalty spot after being fouled in the box by Thiago Motta, who was named in the side despite being strongly linked with a move to Paris St Germain. Cavani added his second in stoppage time as Napoli denied Inter a place in the semi-finals for the first time in nine years. (


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