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Inter Milan 4-1 Cagliari: Romelu Lukaku nets after just 22 SECONDS as he scores a brace to help his team into the Coppa Italia quarter-finals Romelu Lukaku scored twice to help Inter Milan beat Cagliari in the Coppa Italia   He scored his first goal after just 22 seconds at the San Siro to put Inter ahead The Belgian had another ruled out by VAR before Borja Valero made it 2-0 Lukaku got his second from a corner before Andrea Rannochia scored a fourth  Christian Oliva had initially pulled one back but Inter went on to secure a 4-1 win  

By Reuters

Published: 22:55 GMT, 14 January 2020 | Updated: 22:55 GMT, 14 January 2020

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Romelu Lukaku scored after just 22 seconds and added another goal to help Inter Milan to a 4-1 victory over Cagliari at San Siro on Tuesday and a place in the Italian Cup quarter-final. 

Lukaku took advantage of a panicked back pass from Christian Oliva to ram home Inter's first goal inside the opening minute in the perfect start for the home side, who will next meet the winner of Fiorentina's tie against Atalanta on Wednesday.

The Belgian striker then had a second ruled out by VAR and missed a chance to touch home Nicolo Barella's powerfully struck cross but veteran Borja Valero behind him scrambled it over the line for a 2-0 lead after 21 minutes.

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