1NEWS, The city of Milan seems to have shades of “blue-black” after the duel leg 2021-2022 Italian Cup semifinals. YesInter Milan who wore a blue-black costume successfully beat their red-and-black city opponent, AC Milan, with a score of 3-0.
Competing at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza in Milan, Italy, Tuesday (19/4) or Wednesday morning WIB, Inter acted as the host after leg the first of last March ended goalless. Inter have the right to step into the final with a 3-0 aggregate.
Argentine striker Lautaro Martinez opened Inter’s lead after just four minutes. Martinez fired hard in a relatively empty position utilizing a pass from the right wing released by Matteo Darmian.
Just before half-time, Martinez increased his contribution to Nerazzuri–Inter’s nickname. In the 40th minute, Martinez chipped in to trick Milan goalkeeper Mike Maignan using Milan Skriniar’s through ball.
The score of 2-0 held for Inter until the break. Entering the second half, Milan coach, Stefano Pioli, made two changes at once. Pioli introduced Brahim Diaz to replace Sandro Tonali and Junior Messias for Alexis Saelemaekers.
The next goal just happened in the 82nd minute for Inter through Robin Gosens. The player who entered in the 79th minute to replace Ivan Perisic took the opportunity in an empty space through a low pass from the right side that was released by Marcelo Brozovic.
This victory thus puts Inter in the final which will be held at the Stadio Olimpico, Rome, on 11 May. They just have to wait for the winner between Juventus and Fiorentina who will play the semi-final second leg on Wednesday (20/4) or early Thursday.
Juventus will welcome Fiorentina to Turin with a 1-0 win over leg first. The match is expected to be tight with few goals considering Juventus’ win at leg The first was obtained through an own goal from Fiorentona’s Lorenzo Venutti.
Inter Milan 3-0 AC Milan
Leg Second Italian Cup Semifinals 2021-2022
Giuseppe Meazza Stadium, Milan/19 April 2022
Referee: Maurizio Mariani
Goals: Lautaro Martinez (4′, 40′), Robin Gosens (82′)
Inter Milan (3-5-2): Samir Handanovic; Milan Skriniar, Stefan De Vrij, Alessandro Bastoni (Danilo D’Ambrosio 79′); Matteo Darmian, Nicolo Barella, Marcelo Brozovic, Hakan Calhanoglu (Arturo Vidal 73′), Ivan Perisic (Robin Gosens 79′); Lautaro Martinez (Edin Dzeko 70′), Joaquin Correa (Alexis Sanchez 70′). Coach: Simone Inzaghi.
AC Milan (4-2-3-1): Mike Mainnan; Theo Hernandez, Fikayo Tomori, Pierre Kalulu, Davide Calabria (Matteo Gabbia 73′); Sandro Tonali (Brahim Diaz 46′), Ismael Bennacer (Rade Krunic 73′); Rafael Leao (Marko Lazetic 86′), Franck Kessie, Alexis Saelemaekers (Junior Messias 46′); Olivier Giroud. Coach: Stefano Pioli.