It has been 100 years since the first Coppa Italia took place and the latest just ended in May. Oh, what a match! It had all the drama you could want with lead changes and overtime leaving one team with the Corrarda and the other team not receiving any trophy for the first time since 2011. Inter vs. Juventus is called the “Derby de Italia” after a newspaper coined the phrase in 1967. Meaning, this is not some local derby. These two teams are so big, followed by so many people, that this is THE Derby of the entire country of Italy. These two teams being in this year’s Coppa Italia made it that much more special. When you add it being played at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, in front of a sold-out crowd, it was simply beautiful to watch.
The first half started with an early goal by Nicolò Barella in the seventh minute. The game looked to be in