Coppa Italia: Juventus beat Genoa to set up quarter-final clash against Torino

first_imgPaulo Dybala shone for Juventus as the Italian giants beat Genoa 2-0 on Wednesday to enter the quarter-finals of the Coppa Italia.Juventus will be facing their neighbours Torino in the quarter-final and will be looking to defend their title.Dybala, who was dropped from Juventus’ last two league games due to loss of form, scored his first goal for a month and at the perfect time.Just three minutes before half time, Dybala’s clever turn outfoxed his marker and the Argentine fired into the bottom corner of the goal.Dybala was involved in Juventus’ second goal as well as the chance set up by him eventually let to his fellow Argentine Gonzalo Higuain’s goal in the 76th minute.Torino pulled off a shock 2-1 win away to AS Roma with goals from Lorenzo De Silvestri and Simone Edera who put them 2-0 ahead.Roma forward Edin Dzeko had a penalty saved by Vanja Milinkovic-Savic before Patrik Schick pulled one back for the hosts with five minutes left.The quarter-finals will also feature a derby between AC Milan and Inter Milan while Lazio host Fiorentina and Napoli entertain Atalanta.(Courtesy: Reuters)last_img read more