Inter Milan 1-2 Juventus: Cristiano Ronaldo’s doubles give Old Lady an advantage over Antonio Contes in the first leg as Andrea Pirlo’s men come one step closer to Coppa Italia’s first triumph in three years
- Inter Milan took the lead after just nine minutes through Lautaro Martinez
- Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals in the first half and has scored 22 goals this season
- Juventus lost 2-0 to Inter in Serie A two weeks ago and are five points behind them
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to sack Juventus in their 2-1 comeback win over Inter Milan in the highly competitive Coppa Italia first leg in the semi-finals on Tuesday in San Siro.
Lautaro Martinez gave the home side an early lead but the Portuguese responded with a penalty before throwing themselves on a defensive mix-up to give the Turin club the lead before half-time.
Inter, without suspended top scorer Romelu Lukaku, pushed for an equalizer but found no way past 43-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon. The Italian made an excellent save to Matteo Darmian at the 1,100. To refuse senior appearance of his career for the club and the country.