1942–43 Coppa Italia

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1942–43 Coppa Italia
Country Italy Italy
Teams 34
Champions A.C. Torino
Runners-up A.F.C. Venezia
Matches played 33
Top goal scorer(s) Bruno Ispiro, Valentino Mazzola and Vittorio Sentimenti (5 goals)

The 1942–43 Coppa Italia was the ninth edition of the tournament and the last before the suspenction of soccer competitions in Italy dued to World War II related events. The Coppa Italia would have restored only several years later, in the summer of 1958.

All teams from Serie A (16) and Serie B (18) took part to this competition. After a short elimination round, 32 clubs were admitted to the final phase. All the matches were played in a single leg, homefields were decided by drawing except for the final match.

The trophy was won by A.C. Torino, which defeated 4–0 A.F.C. Venezia in the final match, played at the San Siro in Milan on May 30, 1943. This was Torino's second victory in the Coppa Italia. Top scorers of the competition were Bruno Ispiro (Genova 1893), Valentino Mazzola (Torino) and Vittorio Sentimenti (Juventus). Sentimenti scored all his 5 goals in the match against M.A.T.E.R..

Palermo–Juve, which won his round of 16 match because of Venezia forfeit, had been excluded from the competition before the round of 8 because of the imminent Allied invasion of Sicily.

Serie B elimination round[edit]

Match Res. Notes Match Res. Notes
CremoneseBrescia 2–1 FanfullaSavona 6–1

Finals[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Round of 32   Round of 16   Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Final
 
 Atalanta 3  
 
 Liguria 1    
 
 Atalanta 0  
 
 Torino 7  
 
 Torino 2  
 
 Anconitana Bianchi 0      
 
 Torino 5  
 
 Livorno 2      
 
 Milano 0  
 
 Fiorentina 1    
 
 Livorno 2
 
 Padova 3  
 
 Milano 3  
 
 Milano 5      
 
 Torino 2  
 
 M.A.T.E.R. 1      
 
 Roma 0  
 
 Juventus 6    
 
 Juventus 2  
 
 Napoli 1  
 
 Lazio 3  
 
 Lazio 2      
 
 Lazio 1
 
 Bari 0      
 
 Roma 2  
 
 Roma 3    
 
 Roma 2
 
 Triestina 3  
 
 Triestina 1  
 
 Fanfulla 0      
 
 Torino 4
 
 Novara 1      
 
 Venezia 0
 
 Palermo–Juve (wo) 1    
 
 Palermo–Juve 2  
 
 Venezia 2  
 
 Venezia 0  
 
 Siena 1      
 
 Venezia 3  
 
 Pisa 0      
 
 Udinese 2  
 
 Cremonese 1    
 
 Cremonese 0
 
 Udinese (aet) 2  
 
 Udinese 1  
 
 Pescara 1      
 
 Venezia 3
 
 Modena 2      
 
 Genova 1893 0  
 
 Alessandria 0    
 
 Modena 0  
 
 Bologna 2  
 
 Bologna 4  
 
 Ambrosiana–Inter 0      
 
 Bologna 2
 
 Vicenza 3      
 
 Genova 1893 5  
 
 Pro Patria 0    
 
 Vicenza 0
 
 Genova 1893 5  
 
 Genova 1893 1  
 
 Spezia 3  

Legend:

Final match details[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio–La Storia 1898–2004, Panini Edizioni, Modena, September 2005

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