Atalanta Bergamo dominated Sassuolo 3-1 in the round of 16 of the Italian Cup on Wednesday and will challenge AC Milan in the next round. Charles De Ketelaere, on loan to Atalanta from Milan, scored the first two goals for the “Dea” (24th and 63rd min).
The Belgian striker then provided the assist for the third goal scored by Russian Aleksei Miranchuk (71st). Sassuolo saved the honor in added time on the last action of the match.
In the quarter-finals on January 10, Atalanta will travel to San Siro to face AC Milan who on Tuesday outclassed Cagliari 4 to 1 and who, left behind in the league and eliminated from the Champions League, hope to console themselves with the " Coppa Italia.
Inter Milan, double title holder and championship leader, was eliminated at the end of December by Bologna (2-1 ap.), just like Naples, humiliated at home by Frosinone (4-0). The last two tickets for the quarter-finals will be played this Wednesday (9:00 p.m.) between AS Roma and Cremonese, the last 2nd division club in the running, and Thursday between Juventus and Salernitana.