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Juventus beat Lazio to reach Italian Cup semi-finals

Juventus will face Inter Milan within the final 4 of the Italian Cup after beating Lazio 1-0 in Thursday’s remaining quarter-final tie.

Gleison Bremer headed residence the decisive objective a minute earlier than half-time when he beat Lazio goalkeeper Luis Maximiano to Filip Kostic’s cross.

The Brazilian’s second objective of the season gained a good contest in Turin and arrange a two-legged semi-final in opposition to Juve’s greatest rivals Inter.

Victory and a clear sheet got here after a 2-0 residence defeat by promoted Monza on the weekend which meant they’d conceded 10 objectives of their three most up-to-date league matches.

“You need the right tactics and play but above all you need the right spirit,” stated coach Massimiliano Allegri.

“We were coming off that Monza defeat so it wasn’t an easy situation for us… now we’ve laid the foundations to recover our league form as well.”

April’s semi-final might be essential to Juve’s season as ought to they get previous Inter, who beat Atalanta on Tuesday, they are going to be favourites for the win the ultimate in May in opposition to both Fiorentina or Cremonese.

Winning the cup would qualify them for the Europa League and that’s their most reasonable path to continental competitors subsequent season after being hit with a 15-point penalty for illicit switch exercise final month.

Juventus are 14 factors away from Serie A’s European spots and an extra level off the Champions League locations.







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