Paulo Dybala scores twice, fires Juventus to quarterfinal of Italian Cup competition

Paulo Dybala scores twice, fires Juventus to quarterfinal of Italian Cup competition

– Juventus vs Udinese Coppa Italia clash saw Juve cruise to quarterfinals of the competition

– Two goals from Paulo Dybala, one each from Higuain and Costa ensured the Old Lady storm the last eight stage with convincing win

– Maurizio Sarri’s men will be hoping to reclaim the title they have won 13 times from last year’s winners Lazio

Italian League defending champions Juventus are through to this year’s Coppa Italia quarterfinals following their 4-0 win over Udinese on Wednesday night.

The Old Lady edged closer to winning their first title this campaign having lost the Italian Super Cup to Lazio late last year.

Argentine forward Gonzalo Higuain powered the hosts ahead just after 16 minutes of action with his countryman Paulo Dybala grabbing the assist for the goal.

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Ten minutes later, the Manchester United target doubled his side’s lead with Maurizio Sarri comfortably cruising to the next round of the competition.

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Dybala powered home a stunning penalty to get his name on the scores sheet for the first time in the meeting.

Despite not having Cristiano Ronaldo in the lineup, Juve’s quality was too much for the visitors to handle as they had no response to the two goals they conceded in the first half.

In the 58th minute, Paulo Dybala completed his brace with Higuain returning the favour he got earlier in the game.

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Douglas Costa sealed the win for the home team from another spot-kick in the 61st minute to ensure their passage too the next round was unhindered. Sarri’s men also kept a clean sheet.

Juve are the most successful team in the history of the competition with 13 titles, and they will be hoping to add to that at the end of the tourney.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo joined reigning Italian champions Juventus from Spanish giants Real Madrid and he is currently spending his second season in Turin.

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In his first season with the Old Lady, Cristiano Ronaldo scored 28 goals in 43 games winning the Serie A title with the Old Lady.

The Portuguese wanted to win the Champions League as well with Juventus, but his side were bundled out of the championship by Dutch side Ajax.

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