Juventus Triumph over Lazio in Coppa Italia


Juventus are now on for a treble after first winning Serie and then the Coppa Italia in yesterday’s matches (Wednesday 20 May). On a night when Arsenal bored their way to a scoreless draw against Premier League opponents Sunderland, Juventus’ 2-1 victory versus Lazio was the game of the night.

Despite starting the game as favourites, Juve fell behind to a goal from Lazio defender Stefan Radu after only four minutes. After the initial anxiety, Juve fans then felt better when defender Giorgio Chiellini equalised seven minutes later.

The game then went quiet on the goal front, with both sides holding 50% of possession while each only creating three shots on target. A 1-1 score after 90 minutes called for extra time, giving the on-loan Alessandro Matri time to score a winner in the 97th minute. Next up for Juve is a Champions League final against Barcelona.