(Inter Juventus 2-1 eeo) It was the Italian derby that caught on penalties – up to 120 minutes and two seconds. Then Alexis Sanchez (33) decided the last kick of the match.
the VG + SportBroadcasting the Super Cup final between last season’s league winner and cup champion Juventus, thus ending 2-1 against AC Milan at home against Giuseppe Meazza. An old formula for Manchester United secured Simon Inzaghi the first trophy as coach of Inter and the third title for Inzaghi as coach of the Italian Super Cup:
Matteo Darmian threw himself into a duel with veteran Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini and got the ball over to Alexis Sanchez. Sent from Old Trafford, striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pushed himself past Daniele Rugani, finished safely in the short corner behind Juventus goalkeeper Mattia Perin and tore his shirt off in the jubilant scenes that followed. Both Darmian and Sanchez were on the field as a replacement for Super Cup specialist Inzaghi. As Lazio coach, he won the championship in 2017 and 2019.
Juventus could not start the match again before it was over. In both the second half and overtime there were few chances, although Inter had a slim advantage in the match as the Italian Derby went towards the final signal. Cup guarantor Massimiliano Allegri did not help put his energy into the hearts of the Juventus players during the extra-time break. His ability to correct an aberration has disappeared in the Juventus season, as he is 11 points behind the leaders, with the result of Chile winning the match.
Instead goalkeeper captain Samir Handanovic raised the trophy accompanied by fireworks and a splash of champagne.
But in the first half, Juventus had a good run. Sweden’s Dejan Kulusevski had a rare opportunity from the start, and a combination between the 21-year-old and Federico Bernardeschi fired the attack as the visitors led 1-0. The ball also passed Manuel Locatelli before Alvaro Morata gets it on the other side, and the striker, who is no longer associated with Barcelona, lifts the ball inside the penalty area. There, the American got away with Weston McKinney and led the Juventus administration with his head.
Penalties were called at least four times in the first half. Only Eden Gekko heard. The veteran pulled the ball and entered in front of Juventus defender Mattia De Sciglio. Dzeko went to the ground, the referee acknowledged the call and Lautaro Martinez entered the equalizer with a penalty kick. In the first half and in normal time, the score was 1-1.
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