17 June in Rome at the Stadio Olimpico held the final of the 72nd Italian Cup football match between Napoli and Juventus. The teams have already played one match after the release from quarantine.
In the return matches 1/2 Cup of Italy Juventus drew 0:0 against Milan (meeting remember that Ronaldo missed a penalty) and Napoli played out a 1-1 draw with inter. These results staged “Napoli” and “Juventus”.
The head coach of “Juventus” Maurizio Sarri this is a very important match in his career. In addition, he will play against his former team, working with which in principle he made a name for himself, the specialist will try to win their first trophy in Italy.
Juventus holds the record for winning the Italian Cup. Juventus have won 13 times in this tournament, and from 2015 to 2018 year four times in a row. Interestingly, until 2015 Juve could not 20 years to win this trophy, starting with the 1995 year.
Napoli celebrated the triumph in the Coppa Italia five times. Twice Neapolitans did it relatively recently: in 2012 and 2014 years. Just the same in 2012, Napoli beat Juventus with 2:0. Then Walter Mazzarò managed to beat Antonio Conte. For partenopei in that final goals were scored Edinson Cavani and Marek Hamsik. Most of these teams in the finals of the Italian Cup is not met. This gives the final match in Rome this season special.
Only Napoli and Juventus” met 155 times. In personal meetings the distinct advantage of Juventus (72 victories to 34, with 49 draws).
This season in the Series And the teams exchanged victories in two games have scored ten (!) goals. Juventus Turin have won with the account 4:3 and Napoli in “San Paolo” took revenge with a score 2:1. Generally have four games in a row rivals sign at the gate each other-in other words punch for fans of the betting forecast “both to score” and over 2.5 total goals. Last season Juventus beat the Neapolitans with accounts 3:1 and 2:1.
On the eve of an important match Maurizio Sarri said that its annoying when he blames the lack of titles in Italy. “My team has eight times to raise in class. Maybe for someone it is a trifle in comparison with the Champions League and Scudetto, but to achieve such a result is quite difficult,” – said on the eve of the finale in an interview, Surry, adding that he has a desire to raise the Cup over his head.
In turn, the coach of Napoli’s Gennaro Gattuso, who is known for his quick temper before the final scored at the team’s training. Emotional allenatore did not like the way during class were laid Mexican Irving Lozano, and therefore the trainer is simply out of the ward with training. Now the participation Lozano in the final.
Personnel know that Juve just will not play the injured were Demeral. Also about Ramsey, Chiellini and Higuain knows that they have not gained optimal conditions after the quarantine and are not yet ready for matches of this level, says Corriere dello Sport. For Pipita (Higuain’s nickname) and “Old Ladies” in General it may even be a plus, given the attitude of the tifosi Napoli to him after the transfer of the Argentine to the camp of sworn enemies – Juventus. From the wave of criticism and the portions are hard reviews of different nature will fight back Sarri, whom fans of “Napoli” also has not forgiven his move to the Turin club.
For “Napoli” will not take part in the final of the disqualified goalkeeper Ospina and injured Manolas and Lobotka.
Match, like all meetings of these rivals, representing the “poor” South and “aristocratic” North, will be one hundred percent emotional and full of events.
Napoli: Meret – M., Coulibaly, Husi, Di Lorenzo Alan, Zieliński, Ruiz – Mertens, Insigne, Milik.
Juventus: Szczesny – De Ligt, Bonucci, Alex Sandro, Cuadrado – Pjanić, Bentancourt, Rabiot – Bernardeschi, Dibala, Ronaldo.
June 17, Wednesday
“Napoli” – “Juventus”
Rome. “Half Olimpico”. 22:00
Referee: Daniele Doveri (Rome)
The live broadcast of the match will be shown on the official account of the Italian Serie A in YouTube.
Forecast sport.ua: 1:2