While the extension stretched into the Milanese night and a penalty shootout seemed inevitable, Alexis Sanchez, already very close to the goal (90th + 6), appeared in the defense of Juventus to score, at the end suspense (120th + 1), and offer Inter (2-1) the Italian Supercup, first trophy of the year, at San Siro.
An unexpected outcome at the end of a stunning scenario, since, against the course of the game, the Nerazzurri were led after 25 minutes of play and a header from Weston McKennie, on a center deposited by Alvaro Morata. The Turin advantage was short-lived, Edin Dzeko causing a penalty transformed into power by Lautaro Martinez, author of his twelfth goal of the season.
Inter, a little more master in Italy
Largely dominating (23 shots at 8, including 6 on target; 63% possession …), Simone Inzaghi’s men finally snatched a deserved success and a new title (the sixth Supercup in their history and their first since 2010), after removing Serie A last season. Championship which they still dominate today.
It is also a way for the Interists, undefeated for nearly three months on the national scene (13 victories, 2 draws) to assert their supremacy a little more in Italy, against a historical rival which is more (a single victory against Juve in the previous twelve confrontations). The wait was worth it …