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Roma recovers to beat 2nd-division Lecce 3-1 in Italian Cup


ROME (AP) — Roma recovered from an early deficit to beat second-division Lecce 3-1 and reach the Italian Cup quarterfinals. José Mourinho’s side will play his former team Inter Milan in the final eight. Tammy Abraham scored one and had a hand in Roma’s others for Marash Kumbulla and Eldor Shomurodov. Arturo Calabresi had netted a surprise opener for Lecce. Lecce midfielder Mario Gargiulo was sent off in the 62nd minute following two bookings in quick succession. Lecce was the only team outside Serie A to make it to the round of 16.

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