AC Milan beat Sampdoria 2-1 to qualify for the semifinals in the Italian Cup (Coppa Italia), where the Northern Italian team will meet Palermo. The man of the match was Marassi ‘Pato scoring twice in 17’ and 22 ‘ minute. Some remarkable playing took place especially from the Brazilian player Accardi. In the second half of the match, with only 6 minutes of play , Guberti shortened the distance to head a great cross from Maccarone. At 78th minute, between the whistles, Cassano entered the field. New arrivals Emanuelson and Van Bommel were sent into play right from the beginning of the match.