Serie B facet SPAL shocked top-flight Sassuolo 2-0 on Thursday to advance to the quarter-finals of the Italian Cup the place they subsequent tackle Juventus.
SPAL are the one remaining Serie B facet left within the competitors after holders Napoli beat second-division leaders Empoli 3-2 on Wednesday.
Within the conflict between two sides from Emilia-Romagna, Sassuolo performed the second half a person down after Filip Djuricic was despatched off simply after the break for fouling Leonardo Sernicola.
SPAL took the lead simply after Djuricic’s exit with Simone Missiroli ending off a Demba Seck cross with Lorenzo Dickmann volleying within the second simply earlier than the hour in opposition to their rivals who’re fifth in Serie A.
SPAL subsequent meet former 13-time winners Juventus who beat Genoa 3-2 on Wednesday after the match went to further time.