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The 2015–16 Coppa Italia, also known as TIM Cup for sponsorship reasons was the 69th edition of the national cup in Italian football. It began on 2 August 2015 and ended with the final match on 21 May 2016. Juventus successfully defended their title after beating Milan 1–0 by Morata's goal after extra time. They secured a record eleventh title in the competition.[1]

2015–16 Coppa Italia
TIM Cup
Juventus Coppa Italia 2016.jpg
Country Italy
Dates2 August 2015 – 21 May 2016
Teams78
ChampionsJuventus (11th title)
Runners-upMilan
Matches played79
Goals scored209 (2.65 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Giulio Bizzotto (5 goals)

Contents

Participating teamsEdit

Format and seedingEdit

Teams enter the competition at various stages, as follows:

  • 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 survivors 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 datesEdit

The schedule of each round is as follows:[4]

Phase Round First leg Second leg
Elimination First round 2 August 2015
Second round 8–10 August 2015
Third round 14–20 August 2015
Fourth round 1–3 December 2015
Final rounds Round of 16 15–17 December 2015
Quarter-final 13–20 January 2016
Semi-final 26–27 January 2016 1–2 March 2016
Final 21 May 2016

First stageEdit

First roundEdit

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 on 2 August 2015.[5] All times are CEST (UTC+2).

Second roundEdit

A total of 40 teams from Serie B and Lega Pro competed in the second round, 20 of which advanced to joining the 12 teams from Serie A in the third round. The matches were played between 8 and 10 August 2015.[5] All times are CEST (UTC+2).

Notes
  1. ^ The Italian Sports Court decided to award the match to Catania against SPAL as a 3–0 forfeit win after SPAL were found guilty of fielding an ineligible player (Mattia Finotto). The match originally ended 1–0 to S.P.A.L.[6]

Third roundEdit

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 14 and 20 August 2015.[5] All times are CEST (UTC+2).

Fourth roundEdit

Fourth round matches were played between 1 and 3 December 2015.[5] All times are CET (UTC+1).

Final stageEdit

BracketEdit

  Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                                 
Roma (1) 0 (2)  
Spezia (2) (p) 0 (4)  
  Spezia 1  
  Alessandria 2  
Genoa (1) 1
Alessandria (3) (aet) 2  
  Alessandria 0 0 0  
  Milan 1 5 6  
Sampdoria (1) 0  
Milan (1) 2  
  Milan 2
  Carpi 1  
Fiorentina (1) 0
Carpi (1) 1  
  Milan 0
  Juventus (aet) 1
Lazio (1) 2  
Udinese (1) 1  
  Lazio 0
  Juventus 1  
Juventus (1) 4
Torino (1) 0  
  Juventus (p) 3 0 3 (5)
  Internazionale 0 3 3 (3)  
Napoli (1) 3  
Hellas Verona (1) 0  
  Napoli 0
  Internazionale 2  
Internazionale (1) 3
Cagliari (2) 0  

Round of 16Edit

Round of 16 were played between 15 and 17 December 2015.[5] All times are CET (UTC+1).

Quarter-finalsEdit

Quarter-finals were played between 13 and 20 January 2016.[7][5] All times are CET (UTC+1).

Semi-finalsEdit

Semi-finals were played on 26–27 January and 1–2 March 2016.[7][5] All times are CET (UTC+1).

First legEdit
Second legEdit

FinalEdit

Milan0–1 (a.e.t.)Juventus
Report Morata   110'
Attendance: 67,123

Top goalscorersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "La Juventus vince la TIM Cup 2015/2016" (in Italian). Lega Serie A. 22 May 2016.
  2. ^ Virtus Entella were relegated from Serie B in 2014-15, but entered this competition with the rest of the Serie B teams, taking the place of Parma.
  3. ^ "TIM Cup 2015/2016". Lega Serie A. Retrieved 29 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Tabellone Tim Cup 2015-2016" (PDF). Lega Serie A. 18 December 2015.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g "Fixtures and results". Lega Serie A. Retrieved 18 December 2015.
  6. ^ "Comunicato uffIciale N.16 dell'11 agosto 2015" (PDF) (in Italian). Lega Serie A. 11 August 2015.
  7. ^ a b "TIM Cup 2015/2016 – Date (*) Quarti Di Finale e Semifinali" (PDF) (in Italian). Lega Serie A. 21 December 2015.

External linksEdit