May 25, (THEWILL) – Inter Milan triumphed in the Coppa Italia final late on Wednesday with a 2-1 victory over Fiorentina, as they successfully defended their title.
Lautaro Martinez emerged as the hero for Inter, scoring two pivotal goals, including his 100th goal for the club. Despite an early goal from Fiorentina’s Nicolas Gonzalez, Inter rallied back and held firm to secure the trophy. With their sights set on the upcoming UEFA Champions League final against Manchester City, Inter can now potentially achieve a remarkable double triumph.
The match started favourably for Fiorentina as Gonzalez found the net early on, giving his team the lead. However, Martinez quickly turned the tide in Inter’s favour with his remarkable performance. He scored two fantastic goals, including a milestone 100th goal, propelling Inter to a remarkable comeback.
Fiorentina doubled their efforts to equalise but Inter’s defence remained resolute, securing their victory and allowing them to retain the Coppa Italia. With the Coppa Italia success behind them, Inter now shift their focus to the highly anticipated UCL final against Manchester City. Their recent triumph and Martinez’s exceptional form provide them with a surge of confidence as they seek to achieve a historic double by clinching the prestigious European title.
The stage is set for an enthralling battle between two top-tier teams vying for glory on the continental stage.