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2016/17 Italian Coppa Italia, Round of 16
  • Jeison Murillo (33')
  • Rodrigo Palacio (39')
  • Antonio Candreva (98')
  • Blerim Džemaili (43')
  • Godfred Donsah (73')

Inter earn Coppa Italia victory over Bologna in extra time

Jeison Murillo scored Inter's first goal with an overhead kick. Marco Luzzani/Inter via Getty Images

Jeison Murillo scored with a spectacular bicycle kick and Antonio Candreva got the winner in extra time as Inter Milan beat Bologna 3-2 on Tuesday to advance to the Coppa Italia quarterfinals.

Gabigol got his first start for Inter and threatened on multiple occasions early on.

Shortly after the half-hour mark, Murillo broke the deadlock in style, redirecting a corner from Joao Mario with a picture-perfect overhead effort from beyond the penalty spot.

Mario also provided the pass when Rodrigo Palacio burst through the offside trap to make it 2-0 six minutes later.

Blerim Dzemaili pulled one back for Bologna before the break with a shot that was deflected in by Inter midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia.

Godfred Donsah equalised for Bologna in the 73rd minute, heading in a cross by the far post as Inter's defense appeared more concerned with Mattia Destro.

Inter captain Mauro Icardi came on midway through the second half and wasted a perfect chance five minutes after Donsah's goal, failing miserably to direct an accurate cross from Eder.

Eight minutes into extra time, Candreva scored with a shot that deflected in off a defender.

Inter, who have won five straight games in Serie A, will next face Lazio or Genoa, who play on Wednesday. Inter won the last of their seven cup titles in 2011.