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Coppa Italia: Fiorentina Destroy Napoli in a Dramatic 5-2 Win to Advance to Quarters

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Fiorentina annihilated Napoli in a dramatic 5-2 after an extra- time of the Coppa Italia on Thursday night.

The game was full of drama with nine bookings including six yellow cards and three red cards.

Fiorentina were reduced to 10 after their goalkeeper, Bartlomiej Dragowski received a red card in the last minute of the first half.

Yet, Vincenzo Italiano’s men later delivered themselves and surmounted hard knocks to advance to next phase of the tournament.

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Meanwhile, Hirving Lozano and Fabian from Napoli were also shown red in the 84th minute and injury time respectively.

Therefore, I Viola will battle it out against Atalanta in the quarter finals in February.

The Lilies started much more better than they did against Torino and took a lead through Dusan Vlahovic’s brilliant goal in the 41st minute.

Dries Mertens of Napoli found an equalizer three minutes later.

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Fiorentina’s Cristiano Biraghi was found on target to put his side ahead again in the 57th minute minute before Andrea Petanga found a 2-2 leveller during the injury time.

However, Fiorentina reserved Gli Azzurri’s beating to the extra time within when they scored three more goals to a tally of 5-2.

Lorenzo Venuti, K. Piatek and Youssef Maleh grabbed the three goals within 15 minutes.

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Meanwhile, Victor Osimhen’s team, are 3rd on the Serie A table on 43 points and 11 points ahead of the sixth-placed Fiorentina.

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