Fiorentina beat Siena 2-1 in Italian Cup quarters

Fiorentina will now face Udinese in a two-leg tie in the Italian Cup semifinals, the club who beat AC Milan in the quarterfinals.

Updated: January 24, 2014 10:07 IST
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Florence, Italy: Fiorentina ground out a 2-1 victory over second-division side Siena to reach the Italian Cup semifinals on Thursday.

Marvin Compper headed home a corner 15 minutes from time to book Fiorentina a two-leg tie against Udinese, which beat AC Milan on Wednesday.

Josip Ilicic gave Fiorentina the lead in the 20th minute, shrugging off his marker to control a ball before slotting under diving Siena goalkeeper Simone Farelli.

Guillermo Giacomazzi leveled on the hour mark with a glancing header from Francesco Valiani's free kick.

Siena almost equalized immediately after Fiorentina's opener but Neto pulled off a fantastic save to fingertip Michele Paolucci's effort away from his top left corner

Neto pulled off another good save in stoppage time to keep out Alessandro Rosina's swerving strike.

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