HT: Juventus 0-0 Inter

Goalless stalemate at the Allianz Stadium after a vibrant first half between Juventus and Inter in the decider of the Coppa Italia semi-final.

The Old Lady had won the reverse fixture in Milan 2-1 last week, therefore a draw or even a 1-0 defeat would be enough for the Old Lady to qualify for the final.

Andrea Pirlo rested Leonardo Bonucci and Giorgio Chiellini, while Alvaro Morata started on the bench after contracting stomach flu and Arthur was ruled out with flu.

Antonio Conte was without the suspended Alexis Sanchez and Arturo Vidal with Christian Eriksen who replaced the Chilean midfielder.

It was a vibrant first half since the very early stages even if both sides failed to produce goal scoring opportunities in the opening 15 minutes despite trying to press high up the pitch.

Alex Sandro picked up a yellow card for a foul on Achraf Hakimi and will miss the final if Juve qualify. The Nerazzurri came close to scoring from the resulting free kick, but Romelu Lukaku missed a well-executed cross of Eriksen from the right.

Lautaro Martinez had another good chance, but misfired from good position and with Gigi Buffon already laying.

Christian Eriksen tried to break the deadlock with a shot from the edge of the box that was blocked by Demiral.

Cristiano Ronaldo had three opportunities too, but Stefan de Vrij and Matteo Darmian blocked one shot each and Samir Handanovic denied CR7 on his second attempt.

Juventus 0-0 (2-1 agg) Inter (half-time)

Juventus (4-4-2): Buffon; Danilo, Demiral, De Ligt, Alex Sandro; Cuadrado, Bentancur, Rabiot, Bernardeschi; Kulusevski, Ronaldo

Inter (3-5-2): Handanovic; Skriniar, De Vrij, Bastoni; Hakimi, Barella, Brozovic, Eriksen, Darmian; Lukaku, Lautaro Martinez

Referee: Mariani

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