Inter win their 8th Italian Cup at the expense of Juventus


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Juventus Turin faced Inter Milan at the Stadio Olimpico for the Italian Cup final. The Bianconeri, guaranteed to finish in the top 4 qualifiers for the Champions League, had the opportunity to get the 15th time in their history while the Nerazzurri could win their 8th Coppa before the final sprint in the league, just two points from their rival, AC Milan, two days before the end of the season.

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Italian midfielder Nicolo Barella opened the scoring quickly for the Lombards (0-1, 7th), but Juventini waited for the second half to reverse the trend thanks to Alex Sandro (1-1, 50th) and Dusan Vlahovic (2- 1, 52e). Nevertheless, a history of penalties allowed Hakan Calhanoglu to equalize at the end of the match (2-2, 80th) before obtaining a second, converted by Ivan Perisic in extra time (2-3, 98th). Four minutes later, the Croatian broke on a service from Federico Dimarco (2-4, 102nd). Final score, 4 goals to 2 for the men of Simone Inzaghi, who lift the 8th national trophy in the history of the club, enough to glean confidence before the race for the title in Serie A.

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