Estonian football national team captain Ragnar Klavan's home club Cagliari Calcio passed to the next round of the Italian domestic football cup, the Coppa Italia, after defeating Cremonese 1:0 in the third round. Estonian player Georgi Tunjov's club, SPAL, is also through.
Cagliari's only goal of the match came from Paolo Farago, after the midfielder's strike gave the home team a 1:0 lead, which they were able to hold on to. Klavan played all 90 minutes, strengthening Cagliari's defensive line.
Cagliari will face off against the winner of Verona Hellas - Venezia in the fourth round. The winning team between Cagliari and the aforementioned pair will go on to meet Atalanta in the round of 16.
Serie B club SPAL, home club of 19-year old Estonian midfielder Georgi Tunjov, defeated Crotone on penalties. The teams went goal-less for the first 90 regulation minutes, as well as the first 15 minutes' extra-time, but both sides scored once apiece in the second period of added-on time, leading to a penalty shoot-out, which Tunjov's club was able to come out on top in.
SPAL will face off against fellow Serie B squad Monza in the next round.
Editor: Kristjan Kallaste, Andrew Whyte