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Result: Coppa Italia holders Juventus ease into semi-finals with win over Torino

Juventus earn a 2-0 victory over Torino to grab a place in the semi-finals of the Coppa Italia.

Juventus are two wins away from retaining the Coppa Italia crown after overcoming Torino 2-0 in the quarter-finals of the competition on Wednesday night.

The hosts were favourites to progress into the semi-finals, and they did so thanks to goals from Douglas Costa and Mario Mandzukic.

It took just 15 minutes for Juve to make the breakthrough following a positive start, which resulted in Costa sending the ball into the top right corner after connecting with a rebound.

Torino tried to respond at the other end when the ball was threaded through to M'Baye Niang, who wasted an opportunity to equalise when he hit the ball against the post after getting around the goalkeeper.

Vanja Milinkovic-Savic made a crucial stop just before the half-hour mark when Paulo Dybala's first-time strike looked goal-bound, but he was beaten a few minutes later.

Luckily for the goalkeeper, Costa's second goal was flagged offside, which ensured that Torino still had a chance in the game when they returned for the second half.

The optimism did not last long, though, as Mandzukic doubled Juventus's lead by lifting the ball over the top of Milinkovic-Savic, who had come off his line in an attempt to clear the danger.

Dybala came close to making it three goals to the good after picking up the ball from Costa, but his effort glanced just wide of the post.

The hosts managed to see the game out and claim a spot in the final four.

Juventus (4-3-3): Szczesny; Sturaro (Lichtsteiner 46'), Rugani, Chiellini, Asamoah; Marchisio (Khedira 60'), Pjanic, Matuidi; Costa, Mandzukic (Higuain 77'), Dybala

Torino (4-3-3): Milinkovic-Savic; De Silvestri, N'Koulou, Burdisso, Molinaro; Acquah (Boye 81'), Rincon, Baselli (Obi 81'); Falque, Niang (De Luca 81'), Berenguer

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Sunday's key events


GOLF
· The men's golf reaches its conclusion, with plenty of players still in medal contention. Home favourite Hideki Matsuyama is one shot off Xander Schauffele's lead, while Great Britain's Paul Casey is another shot further back and Tommy Fleetwood is also in the mix (11.30pm-8am)

CYCLING - BMX
· Great Britain have already made history in the BMX events in Tokyo, something Charlotte Worthington and Declan Brooks will be looking to add to in the women's (2.10am) and men's (3.10am) freestyle finals

SWIMMING
· The final day of swimming action begins with the men's 50m freestyle final. Ben Proud could add to a medal-laden Games in the pool for Team GB so far, although he is up against USA's Caeleb Dressel, who is going for his fourth gold in Tokyo (2.30am)
· From sprint to endurance, Great Britain's second medal hope of the day comes through Daniel Jervis in the men's 1500m freestyle final (2.44am)
· Team GB will again be among the heavy favourites for gold in the last swimming event of the Games - the men's 4x100m medley relay final - having won the mixed event in a world record time on Saturday (3.36am)

BOXING
· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Pat McCormack takes part in the men's welterweight semi-final against Ireland's Aidan Walsh with a spot in the gold medal final at stake (4.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also in the semi-finals of the men's light heavyweight and will be looking to continue Team GB's success in the ring (4.51am)

TENNIS
· There will be a surprise on the top of the men's tennis podium after Novak Djokovic missed out on a medal altogether. Alexander Zverev takes on Karen Khachanov in the second match on Centre Court at the Ariake Tennis Park (7am-2pm)

SAILING
· Alison Young will be going for gold in the women's laser radial medal race (7.33am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Team GB's Max Whitlock will look to defend his 2016 Olympic title in the men's pommel horse final (10.41am)

ATHLETICS
· The men's high jump final includes GB's Tom Gale, although his chances of a medal look bleak (11.10am)
· So often the blue-riband event of the Olympics, the men's 100m final takes place as the world's fastest bid to be crowned Usain Bolt's successor. Three Brits have made it into the semi-finals (11.15am-11.32am), and the final looks wide open after an underwhelming display by favourite Trayvon Bromell on Saturday (1.50pm)

HOCKEY
· Great Britain face India in the men's quarter-final (1pm)

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