22 Jan 2011

AC Milan reach Italian Cup quarters

5:10 am on 22 January 2011

The popular AC Milan football club has reached the Italian Cup quarter-finals by beating bottom side Bari 3-0 at home to complete the lineup for the finals rounds.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored after 19 minutes while Alexander Merkel doubled their lead in first half stoppage time and Robinho scored the third midway through the second half.

Antonio Cassano made his first start for AC Milan and the victory sets up a match next week against Sampdoria, the club Cassano left earlier this month.

All the big guns have reached the last eight - Palermo host Parma, Napoli host holders Inter Milan, and Juventus host AS Roma.