Inter beats Parma 2-1 in Italian Cup with extra-time goal

MILAN (AP) — Francesco Acerbi scored with a long, looping header in extra time and defending champion Inter Milan beat second-division Parma 2-1 to reach the Italian Cup quarterfinals. Acerbi spotted Gianluigi Buffon on the ground and headed in a rebound from near the edge of the area over the 44-year-old former Italy goalkeeper. Lautaro Martinez had equalized for Inter in the 88th with a shot that was deflected in after Stanko Juric had put Parma ahead early on with a powerful shot. Buffon prevented Inter from winning in regulation with a save on Edin Dzeko. Inter will next face either Atalanta or Spezia, who play next week.

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