Juventus have reached the final of the Italian Cup. In the semi-final, Juventus reached the final, beating strong rival AC Milan. Juventus will face either Napoli or Inter Milan in the final for the title. The final game will be played on the 17th.
Juventus reached the final by holding AC Milan to a goalless draw in the second leg of the semi-final at home on Friday night. Before that, in the first leg match of the semi-final played on February 13, Juventus had held AC Milan to a 1-1 draw at home.
Juventus reached the final on the basis of ‘away goal’ after the result of both legs was 1-1. At the start of the second leg, Juventus’ veteran Portuguese player Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty kick.
Ronaldo had been away from our screens for an unprecedented three months, last appearing during Juventus’ 2-0 win over Inter Milan in front of an empty Allianz Stadium.
In the 16th minute of the game, he had the opportunity to take a penalty kick. AC Milan were reduced to 10 men in the 17th minute. AC Milan’s Anti Rebic was sent off for receiving a straight red card.
Juventus have won the Italian Cup 13 times so far. Juventus last won the title in 2018. AS Roma, ranked second in the list of most title winners, has won nine times.
Juventus also tops the Italian Serie A table for the current season. Juventus have scored 63 points in 26 games before the league was suspended due to a global outbreak of the corona virus. Lazio, who is in the second position of the table, has added 62 points from the same game.