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Inter Milan beat Juventus 4-2 to win Coppa Italia title

Inter Milan were crowned 2022 Coppa Italia champions on Thursday, May 11, 2022.

Simone Inzaghi's side produced a dominant performance to be crowned cup champions after extra time.

Inter Milan took an early lead in the seventh minute when Nicolo Barella converted a ball through to him by Marcelo Brozovic which they took to the halftime break.

Alex Sandro equalized for Juventus in the 50th minute. Winter signing Dusan Vlahovic put Juventus ahead in the 52nd minute, but Inter Milan would claw back when Hakan Calhanoglu converted from the penalty spot.

The game proceeded to extra time and Inter Milan were awarded another penalty. Ivan Perisic converted the spot kick to put Inter Milan ahead.

Perisic scored his second of the game to give Inter Milan a two goal advantage just before half time in extra time when he converted a ball through to him by Federico Dimarco.

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri was sent off with no goals scored in the second half of extra time as Inter Milan held on to win the Coppa Italia title.

It is now back to back losses for Juventus as they were defeated by Genoa in their previous outing before the Coppa Italia final.

Speaking after the game, Georgio Chiellini said, “I feel that Juventus need the chance to grow and give these guys the responsibility to play 50 games every season and not only 20.

"It’s the right thing to do. I dreamed of finishing with a trophy, but I am happy because this is my choice.

"There’s no point talking about it now, I can only congratulate Inter, my lads and the referee for a good performance. We achieved something with a top four finish that seemed very difficult in January."

Allegri on the other hand explained why he was sent off and analyzed his team's performance.

He said, "Someone from Inter walked past and kicked me. I got angry and quite rightly the referee sent me off."

About The game, he added, "Finding out what happened changes nothing. We just have to congratulate Inter for winning.

"We do not win a single trophy this season, we have to retain that anger for next season, when we must get back to winning."

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