Spal upset Sassuolo

MILAN, Jan 15: Second-division team Spal will face Serie A champion Juventus in the Italian Cup quarterfinals after winning 2-0 at 10-man Sassuolo.
Spal is the only Serie B side left in the competition.
Sassuolo, which had an impressive start to the Serie A season, was the better side in the first half but the match turned immediately after the restart when midfielder Filip Ðuricic was sent off for a dangerous tackle on Spal defender Leonardo Sernicola.
Spal took the lead two minutes later when Demba Seck ran into the area and pulled the ball back for Simone Missiroli to sidefoot into the bottom right corner.
Atlanta advances
In-form Atalanta beat Cagliari 3-1 to advance to a quarterfinal against either Lazio or Parma.
Cagliari goalkeeper Guglielmo Vicario had pulled off a number of saves in the first half under an Atalanta siege and he continued to do the same after the break.
And the visitors were given hope when Riccardo Sottil leveled 10 minutes into the second half.
But Atalanta sealed the match shortly after with two goals in three minutes from Luis Muriel and Boško Šutalo. (AP)

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