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Napoli to face Atalanta in Coppa Italia semi-finals

Gennaro Gattuso’s side booked a place in the semi-finals after blowing away Spezia in the first half of a 4-2 victory on Thursday night.

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Goals from Kalidou Koulibaly, Hirving Lozano, Matteo Politano and Elif Elmas before the break meant that the away side’s second-half double amounted to nothing more than consolation.

will face in the semi-finals, with the winner set to play either Juventus or Inter in the final.

Despite a stunning first half on the attacking side of things, Gattuso won’t be thrilled by the way his side shipped two goals in the second half.

Emmanuel Gyasi in the 71st minute and Gennaro Acampora two minutes later cut the winning margin to two, and will have to improve before facing next week.

Cup holders have conceded at least once in 12 of their last 13 matches, while they travel to face in the semi-final first leg on February 3.

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