Genoa will meet rivals Juventus for a place in the Coppa Italia last eight following their 1-0 win over Crotone at home in their Round of 16 qualifier on Thursday.
Francesco Migliore turned out to be the hero for the home side after netting the only goal of the game for Genoa against their Serie A opponents.
In the other game played on Thursday, Udinese thrashed Italian Serie B side Perugia 8-3 to set up a last 16 meeting with Serie A league leaders Napoli.
Maxi Lopez scored 4 goals for the hosts in addition to further goals from Danilo, Kevin Lasagna, Jakub Jankto and Svante Ingelsson. Alberto Cesori, Rafaelle Bianco and Mattia Mustacchio got the consolation goals for Perugia.