Inter Milan needs an extension to overcome Empoli's hurdle in the cup
Inter Milan needed an extension to overcome the obstacle of its guest Empoli 3-2 (original time 2-2) yesterday and reach the quarter-finals of the Italian Cup in football.
Inter Milan was the first to score through Chilean international striker Alexis Sanchez in the 13th minute, but the guests responded with two goals by Albanian Nadim Bayrami (61) and Romanian goalkeeper Andre Radu (76) a mistake in his team's goal.
At a time when the match was breathing its last and Empoli, who beat Juventus and Napoli in their home league, to which he was promoted this season, was heading towards achieving a resounding surprise by overthrowing the Calcio champion, defender Andrea Ranocchia equalized in the first minute of overtime.
The two teams resorted to the extension and the last word was Stefano Sensi, the Argentine substitute for Lautaro Martinis, who scored the qualifying goal for Inter Milan in the 104th minute. Inter Milan hit a date in the next round with Roma or Lecce, who meet Thursday at the end of the final price round.
Sassuolo reached the same round, defeating its guest Cagliari with a single goal scored by Arab midfielder Abdo Hrawi in the 18th minute. Sassuolo will meet in the next round with Juventus.
In the same role, Atalanta plays with Fiorentina, and Milan with Lazio.
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