After 120 minutes and several lifetimes in between, the Inter de Milan champion of the Italian Cup in a final that was a true ode to football full of emotion, goals, color and, above all, passion.
A passion that was what led the team of Inzaghi to not stop believing despite the fact that he was against the ropes and crowned thanks to two goals from perisic in the extension granted to him by his eighth cuppa. The Juventus it goes blank this season.
A very ‘final’ final
From the beginning of the final, interpretation of the Italian anthem included, the night had tremendous intensity. The Rome Olympic he roared in the neroazzurri language in one corner and the bianconero in another and that made the match a spectacle worth enjoying.
He also immediately contributed to the cause Nicolo Barella with a great goal to open the scoring. The small Italian midfielder slammed a forehand into the ball and caged it in the goal of Perin to get ahead of their own. The game only had six minutes to live and it was already unbalanced.
Thus, the Juventus was activated after the first quarter of an hour and began his strategy: balls to Dybalawho knows how to play and balls Vlahovićwho knows how to score And although they were close on several occasions, they did not achieve a draw. She was guilty of it Handanović with three showcase stops. And to put more wood, bruise entered the field in substitution of the injured Daniel And with that came the break.
The old lady almost made it
And already in the second part, the party turned towards the Juventus in a seen and not seen. Two claws almost followed by alex sandro Y Vlahovićallies of course with the goddess fortune, they put ahead those of Allegri and left the Inter knocked out and not knowing how to fit what came later.
But in football, you know, nothing is totally certain until a marker says it and so, in an isolated play, Lautaro caused a penalty Çalhanoglu placed in the same squad to send the final to extra time. A classic of the finals.
And in extra time, more emotion. The Rome Olympic, already hoarse, vibrated again in the Lombard area when the referee, after consulting VAR, decreed a new penalty for Inter. They had both committed De Ligt. Bad night for the Dutch. perisic transformed it with the same skill as his partner to, just minutes later, rehearse a perfect shot from outside the area that made it 2-4 in the end and the madness in the Neroazzurri stands who already know that, whatever happens at the end of season in Serie A, they have already bit metal.