EFESports Desk

Ivan Perisic was the hero Wednesday as Inter Milan hoisted the Coppa Italia trophy for the first time since 2011 after a 4-2 extra-time triumph over holders Juventus in Wednesday's final at Olimpico stadium in Rome.

The Coppa win follows their triumph against Juve in the Italian Supercoppa and the triple remains a real prospect for the Nerazzurri, who trail Serie A leaders AC Milan by just 2 points with two games left.

For the Bianconeri, Wednesday's clash represented their last remaining chance for hardware in 2021-2022 and they found the result hard to swallow.

Nobody felt the sting more than coach Massimiliano Allegri, who ended up watching the second extra-time period from the stands after picking up a red card for an outburst following the second of the two Perisic goals that provided the winning margin for Inter.