With Marten de Roon and Hans Hateboer as invallers, Atalanta Bergamo has placed itself in the quarter-finals of the Italian cup tournament. At home, 3-1 was won from Cagliari.
Just before rest, Atalanta got ahead of a goal by the Russian Aleksei Miranchoek. Shortly after the break, Riccardo Sottil equalized. After just over an hour, Atalanta led again, now through a goal of Colombian Luís Muriel, at Robin Gosens. Croat Bosko Sutalo made it 3-1.
SPA-placed itself surprisingly for the next round earlier in the evening. The club from Serie B triumphed with 2-0 at favorite Sassuolo, the current number seven at the highest level.
Internazionale, AC Milan, Juventus and Napoli, among others, joined the last eight. SPAL affects Juventus in the quarter-finals.