- The Juventus vs Udinese Coppa Italia match saw Juve cruise to the quarter-finals of the Coppa Italia
- Two goals from Paulo Dybala, one each from Higuain and Costa ensured Juventus would reach the final quarter of the competition
- Maurizio Sarri's men will be hoping to reclaim the title that they have won 13 times
Italian League defending champions Juventus are through to this year's Coppa Italia quarter-finals following their 4-0 win over Udinese on Wednesday night.
The Old Lady edged closer to winning their first title this campaign, having lost the Italian Super Cup to Lazio late last year.
READ ALSO: Chiefs star Willard Katsande turns 34 - 5 facts on his birthday
Argentine forward Gonzalo Higuain powered the hosts ahead after 16 minutes of action with his countryman Paulo Dybala grabbing the assist for the goal.
Ten minutes later, the Manchester United target doubled his side's lead.
Dybala powered home a stunning penalty to get his name on the scores sheet for the first time in the meeting.
Despite not having Cristiano Ronaldo in the line-up, Juve's quality was too much for the visitors to handle as they had no response to the two goals they conceded in the first half.
READ ALSO: Gumede facing more heat: Amount in tender fraud saga rises to R389m
In the 58th minute, Paulo Dybala completed his brace with Higuain returning the favour he got earlier in the game.
Douglas Costa sealed the win for the home team from another spot-kick in the 61st minute to ensure their passage too the next round was unhindered. Sarri's men also kept a clean sheet.
Juve is the most successful team in the history of the competition with 13 titles, and they will be hoping to add to that at the end of the tournament.
Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news