Gianluca Scamacca scored two and created another, as Genoa fought back from Sampdoria’s opening goal to set up a Coppa Italia Round of 16 tie with Juventus.
Simone Zaza and Federico Bonazzoli scored the goals when Torino secured a 2-0 win over Virtus Entella in the fourth round of the Coppa Italia.
Sampdoria and Genoa meet in the Coppa Italia today, the first Derby della Lanterna in a knockout Cup game since 1996.
Fiorentina needed a Tofol Montiel goal in extra time to beat Udinese and set up a Coppa Italia clash with Inter, but Spezia stunned Bologna in a 4-2 thriller.
Riccardo Sottil scored deep into stoppages to give Cagliari the 2-1 victory over Hellas Verona, so they’ll face Atalanta next in the Coppa Italia.
Parma will face Lazio in the Coppa Italia Round of 16 after beating Serie B side Cosenza 2-1, but Empoli beat Brescia by default to set up a fixture with Napoli.
Sampdoria boss Claudio Ranieri has said tomorrow’s Coppa Italia game against Genoa is the first derby he coaches in a knock-out stage: ‘But nothing changes.’
Virtus Entella have officially appointed Vincenzo Vivarini as their new head coach, after parting ways with Bruno Tedino.
Genoa confirm defender Davide Biraschi has dislocated his shoulder and is out of Thursday’s Coppa Italia derby with Sampdoria.
SPAL beat Monza 2-0 in the Coppa Italia this afternoon and will go on to face Sassuolo in the Round of 16.