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Higuain strike ousts Lazio, sets up Roma Cup semis

Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain scored eight minutes from time to secure a 1-0 win over holders Lazio and a place in the semi-finals of the Italian Cup against Serie A rivals Roma on Wednesday.

Napoli 4-1 Roma: Cavani hat-trick sinks sorry Giallorossi

The visitors may have played the better football at the San Paolo, but their failure to defend as a unit and take their chances allowed El Matador to swoop in for all three points.