Tuesday January 15 2013
Montella desperate for semi-final place

Vincenzo Montella hopes his side give their all in tomorrow's Coppa Italia quarter-final against Roma.

The Viola host Zdenek Zeman's men for a place in the last four of the competition, and the 38-year-old has admitted that he desperately wants to make the semi-finals.

“Tomorrow's quarter-final is important for us,” he told a Press conference. “Reaching the semis would almost certainly mean we get a place in the Europa League.

“In the League we suffered against Roma's good counter-attacking play, so hopefully we can guard against that on Wednesday.”

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