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Atalanta 3-0 Juventus: Holders Juve knocked out in quarter-finals of Coppa Italia

Duvan Zapata
Duvan Zapata celebrates his second goal with Alejandro Gomez

Holders Juventus were knocked out of the Coppa Italia at the quarter-final stage, losing 3-0 to Atalanta.

The home team scored twice in the first half through Timothy Castagne and Duvan Zapata.

Colombian striker Zapata claimed his second in the 86th minute - his 17th goal in his past 10 games - to set up a semi-final against Fiorentina.

Juve have won the Coppa Italia four times under manager Massimiliano Allegri, who was sent off.

They fielded a strong starting line-up on Wednesday, with Cristiano Ronaldo starting alongside Paulo Dybala.

For the opening goal, Castagne dispossessed Joao Cancelo, who had come on for an injured Giorgio Chiellini, and coolly slotted a shot into the bottom corner.

Just two minutes later, Zapata punished Juve for failing to clear the ball as it pinged around the box, rifling a shot past goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny.

The Serie A leaders, who are unbeaten in the league, had chances in the second half and came close with a Sami Khedira volley but he was denied by a good save from Etrit Berisha.

Zapata then pounced on a poor Mattia de Sciglio back-pass for the third goal in the closing stages.

Fiorentina brushed aside Roma 7-1 in their quarter-final as Federico Chiesa scored a hat-trick and AS striker Edin Dzeko was sent off for arguing with the referee.

Line-ups

Atalanta

  • 1Berisha
  • 2Toloi
  • 19DjimsitiBooked at 43mins
  • 6PalominoSubstituted forMasielloat 89'minutes
  • 33HateboerBooked at 54mins
  • 15de RoonSubstituted forGosensat 90+1'minutes
  • 11FreulerBooked at 45mins
  • 21Castagne
  • 10Gómez
  • 72IlicicSubstituted forPasalicat 27'minutes
  • 91Zapata

Substitutes

  • 5Masiello
  • 7Reca
  • 8Gosens
  • 17Piccoli
  • 22Pessina
  • 23Mancini
  • 31Rossi
  • 44Kulusevski
  • 88Pasalic
  • 95Gollini
  • 99Barrow

Juventus

  • 1Szczesny
  • 2De Sciglio
  • 24Rugani
  • 3ChielliniSubstituted forCavaco Canceloat 27'minutes
  • 12Lobo Silva
  • 6KhediraSubstituted forPjanicat 71'minutesBooked at 79mins
  • 30Bentancur
  • 14MatuidiBooked at 88mins
  • 33Bernardeschi
  • 10DybalaSubstituted forDouglas Costaat 62'minutes
  • 7Cristiano Ronaldo

Substitutes

  • 4Cáceres
  • 5Pjanic
  • 11Douglas Costa
  • 18Kean
  • 20Cavaco Cancelo
  • 21Pinsoglio
  • 22Perin
  • 23Can
  • 37Spinazzola
Referee:
Fabrizio Pasqua

Match Stats

Home TeamAtalantaAway TeamJuventus
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home10
Away10
Shots on Target
Home6
Away1
Corners
Home3
Away5
Fouls
Home16
Away9

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