Thursday April 25 2019
Chiesa: 'Spectacular semi-final'

Federico Chiesa expects “a spectacular semi-final” of the Coppa Italia between Fiorentina and Atalanta this evening after the 3-3 first leg thriller.

It kicks off in Bergamo at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT), follow all the action as it happens on the LIVEBLOG.

“We really want to reach the Final for the club, for the fans who came to Bergamo, for ourselves and for Davide,” Chiesa told Rai Sport.

He was referring to the Viola captain Davide Astori, who died just over a year ago from heart failure.

“We are all fired up, it’ll be a great semi-final and we’ll try to play our cards. I expect Atalanta, who are a really impressive team, to do the same.

“I am expecting a spectacular semi-final.”

The winners go through to face Lazio in the one-off Final in Rome next month.

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