Inter Milan 2 – Roma 1 (Coppa Italia, January 21, 2009) A horrendous error at the back for Roma that saw two defenders clatter into each other presented the ball the Adriano and the Brazilian made no mistake with a low left-footed drive. Taddei brought Roma level on the hour mark with a rocket from inside the box, only for Zlatan Ibrahimovic to restore Inter’s lead a minute later, scoring a rebound with acrobatic fashion.
Udinese 1 – Sampdoria 1* (Pens. 1-4) (Coppa Italia, January 21, 2009) Samp took a 55th minute lead at Udinese through Giampaolo Pazzini’s deflected shot. But the lead was short lived as Antonio di Natale levelled from the spot six minutes later. Udinese then had the came to close out the match when they won a last minute spot-kick, only for Di Natale to see he second attempt saved, forcing the game into extra time. With no extra goals it was a penalty shootout, and Luca Castellazzi was the hero saving two penalties for Samp.