A heavily-rotated Napoli side just wasn’t up to par, though the Coppa Italia wasn’t high on their list of priorities.
Marek Hamsik did everything he could to will Napoli to a Coppa Italia semifinal win, but they couldn’t quite get what they needed.
A spot in the Coppa Italia final is on the line, with Napoli having some catching up to do.
An excellent bit of play from Napoli gave them a 1-0 advantage in the Coppa Italia semifinal.
Napoli need to bounce back big time after last weekend’s brutal disappointment.
Numerous backups played well for Napoli en route to an easy cup win.
A heavily rotated side will hope to lead Napoli to success in the Coppa Italia.
The Coppa Italia has been drawn, and it has the potential for a number of fun matches.
It's C-c-c-c-coppa Italia time.
Napoli's loss to Lazio was a painful microcosm of the season so far.
After a frustrating first half, an improved start to the second half lead to this picture-perfect counter to give Napoli an equalizer. Dries Mertens' pass over the top to Gonzalo Higuain, Higuain's run to the near post to pull the defense, and his layoff to Manolo Gabbiadini's sneaky run to the far post. All just perfect.
Hopefully Napoli can put Sunday's loss behind them and put in a good performance in the first leg of the Coppa Italia semi-final.
Napoli are through to the Coppa Italia semi-final thanks to this late stunner from Gonzalo Higuain. Andrea Rannochia made a terrible error on a throw-in to gift him the goal, but Napoli fans won't be complaining.