2016–17 Coppa Italia

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2016–17 Coppa Italia
TIM Cup
Juventus Coppa Italia 2017.jpg
Country  Italy
Dates 29 July 2016 – 17 May 2017
Teams 78
Champions Juventus (12th title)
Runners-up Lazio
Matches played 79
Goals scored 252 (3.19 per match)
Top goal scorer(s) Marco Borriello
Paulo Dybala
Goran Pandev
(4 goals each)

The 2016–17 Coppa Italia, also known as TIM Cup for sponsorship reasons, was the 70th edition of the national cup in Italian football. Juventus successfully defended its title by defeating Lazio 2–0 in the final, becoming the first team to win the trophy in three consecutive years.[1][2]

Participating teams[edit]

Serie A (20 Teams)[edit]

Serie B (22 Teams)[edit]

Lega Pro (27 Teams)[edit]

Serie D (9 Teams)[edit]

source: legaseriea.it[3]

Format and seeding[edit]

Teams enter the competition at various stages, as follows:[4]

  • First phase (one-legged fixtures)
    • First round: 36 teams from Lega Pro and Serie D start the tournament
    • Second round: the 18 winners from the previous round are joined by the 22 Serie B teams
    • Third round: the 20 winners from the second round meet the 12 Serie A sides seeded 9-20
    • Fourth round: the 16 winners face each other
  • Second phase
    • Round of 16 (one-legged): the 8 fourth round winners are inserted into a bracket with the Serie A clubs seeded 1-8
    • Quarter-finals (one-legged)
    • Semi-finals (two-legged)
  • Final (one-legged)

Round dates[edit]

The schedule of each round was as follows:[5]

Phase Round First leg Second leg
First stage First round 29–31 July 2016
Second round 5–8 August 2016
Third round 12–15 August 2016
Fourth round 29 November – 1 December 2016
Final stage Round of 16 11 & 18 January 2017
Quarter-finals 25 January & 1 February 2017
Semi-finals 1 March 2017 5 April 2017
Final 17 May 2017

First stage[edit]

First round[edit]

A total of 36 teams from Lega Pro and Serie D competed in this round, 18 of which advanced to second round. The matches were played between 29 and 31 July 2016.[7] All times are CEST (UTC+2).

Second round[edit]

A total of 40 teams from Serie B and Lega Pro competed in the second round, 20 of which advanced to join 12 teams from Serie A in the third round. The matches were played from 5 to 8 August 2016.[7] All times are CEST (UTC+2).

Third round[edit]

A total of 32 teams from Serie A, Serie B and Lega Pro competed in the third round, 16 of which advanced to the fourth round. The matches were played between 12 and 15 August 2016.[7] All times are CEST (UTC+2).

Fourth round[edit]

Fourth round matches were played between 29 November and 1 December 2016.[5][7][10] All times are CET (UTC+1).

Final stage[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                                 
Juventus (1) 3  
Atalanta (1) 2  
  Juventus 2  
  Milan 1  
Milan (1) 2
Torino (1) 1  
  Juventus 3 2 5  
  Napoli 1 3 4  
Napoli (1) 3  
Spezia (2) 1  
  Napoli 1
  Fiorentina 0  
Fiorentina (1) 1
Chievo (1) 0  
  Juventus 2
  Lazio 0
Internazionale (1) (aet) 3  
Bologna (1) 2  
  Internazionale 1
  Lazio 2  
Lazio (1) 4
Genoa (1) 2  
  Lazio 2 2 4
  Roma 0 3 3  
Roma (1) 4  
Sampdoria (1) 0  
  Roma 2
  Cesena 1  
Sassuolo (1) 1
Cesena (2) 2  

Round of 16[edit]

Round of 16 matches were played from 10–19 January 2017.[5][7] All times are CET (UTC+1).

Quarter-finals[edit]

Quarter-final matches were played from 24 January to 1 February 2017.[5][7] All times are CET (UTC+1).

Semi-finals[edit]

The first semi-final legs were played on 28 February and 1 March and the second legs were played on 4 and 5 April 2017.[5][7] First leg times are CET (UTC+1) and second leg times are CEST (UTC+2).

First leg[edit]

Second leg[edit]

Final[edit]

The final was played on 17 May 2017 at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.

Juventus 2–0 Lazio
Dani Alves Goal 12'
Bonucci Goal 24'
Report
Attendance: 66,341

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals[11]
1 Italy Marco Borriello Cagliari 4
Argentina Paulo Dybala Juventus
Republic of Macedonia Goran Pandev Genoa
4 Italy Rolando Bianchi Perugia 3
Italy Luca Cognigni Ancona
Italy Stefano Del Sante Juve Stabia
Argentina Gonzalo Higuaín Juventus
Italy Ciro Immobile Lazio
Serbia Sergej Milinković-Savić Lazio

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Italian Sports Court decided to award the match to Matera against Caronnese as a 3–0 forfeit win after Caronnese were found guilty of fielding an ineligible player (Filippo Sgarbi). The match originally ended 2–1 to Matera[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coppa: Juventus Treble sinks Lazio". Football Italia. 17 May 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "JUVENTUS WINS HISTORIC THIRD STRAIGHT COPPA ITALIA". beinsports.com. 17 May 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2017. 
  3. ^ "Oggi alle 15 il sorteggio della TIM Cup 2016/2017" (in Italian). Lega Serie A. 21 July 2016. Retrieved 29 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Coppa Italia 2015/16, 2016/17 e 2017/18" (PDF) (in Italian). Lega Serie A. 19 February 2015. 
  5. ^ a b c d e "Date di calendario per la stagione sportiva 2016/2017" (PDF) (in Italian). Lega Serie A. 17 May 2016. Retrieved 19 May 2016. 
  6. ^ "Official: Coppa Italia May 17". Football Italia. 9 May 2017. Retrieved 10 May 2017. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g "Fixtures and results". Lega Serie A. Retrieved 29 August 2016. 
  8. ^ "Informazioni per i biglietti di Spal-Messina di domenica a Forlì". SPALFerrara.it. 2 August 2016. 
  9. ^ Match originally scheduled in Avellino, moved because of the unavailability of Avellino's stadium."Bassano Virtus-Avellino allo stadio Mercante!". Bassano Virtus 55 ST. 2 August 2016. 
  10. ^ "TIM Cup - Programma Quarto Turno" (PDF) (in Italian). Lega Serie A. 29 August 2016. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 
  11. ^ "Coppa Italia 2016/2017 Top Scores". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 10 January 2017. 
  12. ^ "Comunicato uffIciale N.11 dell'1 agosto 2016" (PDF) (in Italian). Lega Serie A. 1 August 2016. Retrieved 29 August 2016.