Juventus 4-1 Sampdoria: Paulo Dybala Alvaro Morata help fire hosts into Copa Italia quarter-finals

Juventus reached the quarter-finals of the Italian Cup by beating Sampdoria 4-1 on Tuesday to maintain their last hope of silverware this season.

Juan Cuadrado, Daniele Rugani, Paulo Dybala and Alvaro Morata scored in a dominant performance. 

They will face either Sassuolo or Cagliari in the next round. Juventus dominated from the start and could have been more than 1-0 up at halftime.

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Alvaro Morata and Juan Cuadrado were both on the scoresheet for Juventus 

Cuadrado’s goal broke the deadlock in the first half against Sampdoria on Tuesday

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The Bianconeri took the lead in the 25th minute when Cuadrado’s low free kick took a slight deflection and squirmed into the far bottom corner past Wladimiro Falcone’s outstretched glove.

Juventus thought it had doubled their lead less than a minute later through Morata after a one-two with Cuadrado. 

But the referee went to review it on the pitchside monitor and disallowed it for a foul in the build-up.

Juventus strolled into the next round of the Copa Italia with a thrilling display

The Italian giants are now through to the last eight and will fancy their chances 

Falcone pulled off a number of saves to keep an aggressive Juventus at bay but the home side finally doubled their lead seven minutes into the second half when Arthur whipped in a cross for a towering Rugani header into the bottom left corner.

Juventus appeared to be cruising into the quarter-finals but Sampdoria got back into the match in the 63rd as Tommaso Augello’s cross from the left bypassed everyone and came to Conti, who allowed it to bounce before firing into the far bottom corner.

However, Dybala all but sealed the match three minutes later after a weak pass from Falcone was intercepted by Manuel Locatelli, who laid it off for his teammate to drill home.

Morata also got on the scoresheet, from the penalty spot, after Augello fouled Marley Ake, who had come on moments earlier for his senior team debut. 

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