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We hope you've enjoyed our coverage of an absorbing Coppa Italia semi-final in Turin. That's all from us, and we hope to see you again next time!
Derby d'Italia rivals Juventus and Inter will meet in the Coppa Italia final for just the third time in the competition's history on May 11, after the Nerazzurri hammered Milan 3-0 on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Juventus have now qualified from each of their last four cup ties against Fiorentina, whose 21-year wait for cup glory continues.
Juventus seal a 2-0 second-leg win over Fiorentina, and advance to the Coppa Italia final with a 3-0 aggregate triumph! In truth, Fiorentina struggled to break down the Bianconeri after making a promising start to each half, and Juventus deserved their victory, sealed through Bernardeschi's volley and Danilo's sweeping finish. Allegri will now bid for his fifth domestic cup win against Inter next month!
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FULL-TIME: JUVENTUS 2-0 FIORENTINA.
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That goal was all about the footwork of Cuadrado, who danced to the byline before picking out makeshift midfielder Danilo to seal a comfortable win.
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GOOAALLL! Danilo puts Juventus 2-0 up, and they're heading to the Coppa Italia final in style! Juventus launch a right-wing break through Cuadrado, who does brilliantly to trick his way to the byline and keeps his cool against his former club, cutting back for Danilo to stroke home Juve's third goal of the tie!
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The ball is worked to Amrabat, and his poor cross is cleared before Juventus look to break. Kean loses control of the ball near the visitors' area, however, and Amrabat recovers to win it back.
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Fiorentina win a free-kick on the left wing, which they will swing into the box. Is there time for a consolation for the Viola?
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Five minutes of added time have been signalled in Turin, and Juventus are headed for the Coppa Italia final...
Decent chance! Sottil finds himself in a decent position on the left of the Juventus box, but can only power his shot straight into Perin's legs at the near post.
Amrabat shoots into Perin's arms! Fiorentina do well to keep a deep left-wing cross alive, but the substitute can only strike straight at the keeper after being teed up on the edge of the box. Time seems to have run out for the visitors now.
Fiorentina have managed 15 shots to Juventus' seven so far in Turin, as well as enjoying the majority of the possession. The Bianconeri took their big first-half chance through Bernardeschi, however, and Italiano's men look likely to come up short.
The set-piece is headed well over by Arthur Cabral, and it looks like Juventus will see out this encounter to reach yet another Coppa Italia final…
This game has suddenly opened up, as a Fiorentina cross deflects wide for another corner, to be taken by Callejon…
De Ligt hits the side netting! The big defender does well to bring down the corner at the back post before firing a strong volley into the side netting.
Juventus win a corner at the other end now, as Cuadrado's driving run sees him play a pass off a Viola shirt and behind.
Fiorentina get themselves back on the front foot and win a right-wing corner. Callejon's wicked delivery is headed clear, however, as the Bianconeri continue to stand firm.
Kean, meanwhile, replaces Vlahovic to provide fresh legs in the Bianconeri attack.
Allegri makes a defensive change now, replacing goalscorer Bernardeschi with the veteran Chiellini as he looks to shut up shop.
A terrible delivery from Callejon runs straight through to Perin. For all their excellent possession play, Fiorentina need more composure in the final third if they're to threaten the hosts.
We're into the final 10 minutes of this semi-final tie, as Fiorentina patiently look to work an opening.
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Juventus have also made a change, introducing the experienced Cuadrado in place of De Sciglio, who has been booked.
Maleh also replaces Duncan as Italiano rings the changes for the visitors.
Striker Piatek is on for Ikone now, as Fiorentina attempt one last throw of the dice...
GREAT CHANCE! Arthur Cabral comes so close to pulling a goal back, meeting Callejon's deep right-wing cross with a glancing header, which spins narrowly wide of the post.
Juventus have seen out the last 20 minutes or so with great composure after Fiorentina made a bright start to the second half. Can the visitors create a clear-cut chance to set up a nervous ending?
Zakaria's long-range shot deflects wide for a corner, which Dragowski clears with an acrobatic punch.
If Juventus hold on to this lead, they will meet Inter in a Derby d'Italia clash in the Coppa Italia final for just the third time, the last of those meetings coming 57 years ago. Do Fiorentina have anything to say about that as we enter the final quarter of an hour?
De Ligt goes down at the back post! The Dutch defender is claiming Biraghi pushed him as he looked to meet Dybala's free-kick, but the referee is unmoved, and we play on with a Fiorentina goal kick.
Martínez goes into the book for a rash challenge on Vlahovic. The Fiorentina man swept the Serb's feet from under him, and Juventus have a chance to deliver a free-kick into the box...
Rabiot's shoulder looked to be in an offside position from Bernardeschi's cross, and Fiorentina are still alive in Turin. They have 20 minutes to score twice, can they produce a stunning comeback?
NO GOAL! The VAR saves Fiorentina, with replays showing Rabiot began his run fractionally early before turning the ball home. It remains 1-0 in Turin, and 2-0 in this semi-final tie...
GOAAAALLL! That should seal it for Juventus! Rabiot makes it 2-0! The French midfielder finds himself completely unmarked from Bernardeschi's right-wing cross, and pokes the ball beyond Dragowski to put Juventus 3-0 up in the tie. But hold on! VAR is checking for an offside…
Fiorentina are ready to introduce Callejon from the bench, as Italiano attempts to find a route back into the tie. Venuti is the man to be replaced.
Juventus have made their first substitution, with Dybala replacing Morata in the home attack.
Biraghi strikes the free-kick over the wall… but it whistles past Perin's left-hand post. Good effort from the Viola captain, who came close to picking out the top corner there.
Fiorentina have a free-kick in a very dangerous position after Venuti was brought down by Zakaria. It's in a central position, just outside the D… Can Fiorentina get a goal back here?
Vlahovic does well to lay the ball off for Morata, but his ball towards the left wing is under-hit and allows Fiorentina to regain possession. Juventus' forward duo have not seen much of the ball this half, and the Bianconeri need to find a way of getting them involved.
Fiorentina make their second change of the match, Sottil replacing the lively Saponara to provide fresh legs in midfield.
Fiorentina have possession on halfway again as Juventus sit in their rigid defensive shape. Fiorentina need two goals to win the tie, with half an hour remaining.
Opening for the visitors! A poor left-wing cross looks likely to be cleared by the home defence, but Saponara steals possession inside the area and drives a perfect ball across the face of goal. No Fiorentina forward is gambling on the delivery, however, and Juventus can hack the ball clear.
Arthur Cabral slips after being played in behind on the Fiorentina left. His cross deflects wide for a corner, which is headed comfortably over by Duncan.
Off the post! Vlahovic pulls out to the right wing and weights a brilliant ball through for fellow January arrival Zakaria, on the outside of his left boot. Zakaria has no other options, so crashes a fierce effort of the outside of the near post! Unlucky!
Di Ligt makes a rare foray upfield for the hosts and loses possession. The Bianconeri recover well as the Dutchman is racing back, however, to stop a promising Fiorentina break in its tracks.
Fiorentina have made a positive start to the second half, bossing possession and winning several set-peices, but Juventus will expect to create more opportunities on the break as this game goes on.
Good save from Perin! A group of Fiorentina players go up for the corner, with Martinez getting his head on the ball. His effort hits De Ligt and deflects towards the corner, but Perin dives to his right to turn it away and preserve Juventus' lead.
Fiorentina win another corner after Saponara's driving run and pass forces Danilo to clear…
Rabiot is back on for Juventus, as the visitors see a left-wing cross headed away by Sandro.
Rabiot is still to re-enter the fray as Juventus concede a corner through Sandro... Perin does well to claim the right-wing delivery, however, relieving the pressure on his team.
Juventus have qualified from the last three meetings with Fiorentina in the Coppa Italia knockout phases, with the Viola’s last cup qualification against the Bianconeri coming in the semi-finals in 1960-61. The visitors need to produce a remarkable turnaround to end that run here, is there any way back for Fiorentina?
Rabiot is down and receiving treatment immediately after an innocuous-looking clash with Rabiot.
Juventus get us underway for the second half! As it stands, Juventus are headed for a Coppa Italia final clash with rivals Inter.
Amrabat is replacing Torreira at the break for Fiorentina, as they look for a route back into this tie.
All the focus has been on whether Vlahovic would haunt his former club in this tie, but it was Bernardeschi, another former Viola man, who put Juventus ahead. The Old Lady have won each of their last six semi-finals in this competition, and could be further ahead had Vlahovic and Morata not spurned good chances on the break. Will the Bianconeri see out this tie in the second period?
We're halfway through this second-leg clash, and three quarters of the way through a competitive Coppa Italia semi-final. Juventus are 1-0 up in this match, and 2-0 up in the tie, thanks to Bernardeschi's excellent volleyed finish, although Dragowski was caught in no man's land after a bizarre decision to come for a left-wing cross and must take some of the blame. Fiorentina have it all to do to rescue this tie in the second half.
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HALF-TIME: JUVENTUS 1-0 FIORENTINA.
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An intricate Fiorentina move breaks down on the edge of the box, before De Ligt firmly heads away a deep cross from Duncan.
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Vlahovic escapes the attentions of three Fiorentina men with a wonderful piece of skill, then wins a free-kick in his own half as the Bianconeri look to see out the first half.
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De Sciglio becomes the first man to enter the book for a high boot on Saponara, and the right-back will be suspended for the final if Juventus get there.
We're into four minutes of added time at the end of the first half, as Duncan overhits a pass behind for a Juventus goal kick.
Saponara looks to lead a Fiorentina charge down the left, but he's robbed by a composed De Ligt and the hosts can reclaim possession.
Ikone is denied by a brilliant challenge from Bonucci as he looks to race into the box. Fiorentina have responded well since going behind, and will believe they can still win this tie if they score the next goal. Bonucci limps off the field for treatment after that tackle, but is soon back onto the pitch.
Good chance for the visitors! Saponara does brilliantly to prevent De Sciglio from letting the ball run behind, and Arthur Cabral reclaims possession in the Juventus box. The Brazilian cuts inside and releases a fierce strike at goal, but Perin claims it at the second attempt.
Perin does well to claim a right-wing cross as Fiorentina look to work an overload against a packed home defence. Juventus will be delighted with having established a 2-0 lead in the tie, and breaching their fearsome rearguard looks a tough ask for the visitors.
Igor does well to chase back after De Sciglio and play the ball against Juve's right-back, winning a goal kick for Fiorentina.
Fiorentina are almost opened up again! The Viola give the ball away after building an attack in the hosts' half, and its three-on-three at the other end within seconds. Morata delays his pass and is crowded out, but Fiorentina cannot afford to give Juventus so much space on the break.
Fiorentina win a throw deep into Juventus territory as they search for an immediate response.
Italiano is seething on the touchline, there was absolutely no reason for Dragowski to come for a cross which was clearly beyond his reach. He didn't get there, and when Biraghi's headed clearance fell to Bernardeschi, the goalkeeper was in no man's land, and the Juve man picked out the far corner in superb fashion!
GOAAAAAAL! It's 1-0 to Juventus in this match, and 2-0 in the tie! Bernardeschi returns to haunt his former club with a Coppa Italia semi-final goal, volleying home brilliantly on his left foot after Dragowski completely misjudged a left-wing cross. It's a terrible error from the Fiorentina goalkeeper, but a superb finish from the Bianconeri winger!
Although Fiorentina have made a positive start in Turin, their high line has been exposed by the hosts two or three times already, and Morata and Vlahovic should have made the visitors pay.
CHANCE!... The linesman has his flag up for offside, but Vlahovic was played on by Biraghi! The Serb beats Fiorentina's high line once again, but can only lift his finish straight into the onrushing Dragowski. A man of his quality should definitely have done better after finding himself completely unmarked.
The Fiorentina man is up and the game is back underway, as Juventus look to keep possession in the visitors' half.
Torreira is now down and receiving treatment on the halfway line, holding his face despite no Bianconeri player appearing to make any contact with him.
The corner is headed well over by Bonucci, who looks to be in some discomfort as he lands.
Vlahovic does brilliantly to flick towards Morata in a crowded Viola penalty area. Martinez nicks the ball away as Morata shapes to finish, and Juve win a corner…
Juventus win a free-kick just inside the Fiorentina half, and Martinez is forced to clear as Vlahovic tried to pluck Bernardeschi's dropping ball out of the air.
Another long ball forward for Juve is defended well by Martinez, who calmly nods the ball back to Dragowski. The Bianconeri will need to show more invention than that if they're to see this tie out comfortably.
A dangerous Juventus counter sees Vlahovic almost get in behind his former team-mates, but Igor and Martinez combine well to crowd the Serb out and regain possession.
The lively Torreira is involved in winning the ball back before shooting well wide from long range. Fiorentina should have worked that situation better, but it's another warning for the hosts, who keep conceding possession too easily.
A protracted Fiorentina move ends with Ikone shooting into the stands after cutting inside on his left foot, and Juventus can reclaim control of the game.
Italiano's men now have possession inside the Juventus half, with the Bianconeri happy to sit back and soak up the pressure. It's worth remembering the Coppa Italia still has the away goals rule in place, and Juve netted a crucial one in the dying moments of the first leg in Florence.
Morata keeps finding space on the Juventus left, peeling away to allow former Fiorentina man Vlahovic to lead the line. This time the Spain international misplaces his cut-back from a dangerous position, and the visitors are able to regain possession comfortably.
Fiorentina now have a free-kick on the left-hand side, with Birighi preparing to swing a delivery into the box... he goes short to Duncan instead, but the cross is flicked away for a Juventus goal kick.
Another chance for the hosts! Morata is set away on goal once more, but is forced onto his left foot by the Viola backline. The forward still manages to release a fierce strike at goal, and Dragowski gets down well to his left to turn it away. Good save!
The atmosphere at the Allianz Stadium is absolutely deafening, as these old rivals do battle for a spot in Italy's domestic cup final, as Duncan sees his left-footed pass expertly cut out by Bonucci.
Sandro does brilliantly to shepherd the ball away from Arthur Cabral as Fiorentina look to release the striker, and the Bianconeri win a goal kick.
A foul on halfway sees Fiorentina win a free-kick, and the Viola can build from the back as they look to work their way into this contest.
CHANCE! Vlahovic races over the halfway line for Juventus and slips an excellent ball through to Morata. The Spaniard, however, shoots straight at Dragowski when one-on-one and the game remains goalless.
Fiorentina could reach the Coppa Italia final for the first time since 2013/14, after they eliminated Udinese in the semi-finals (but lost the final vs Napoli) - since then the Viola have been eliminated on the two occasions they have reached this phase, in 2018/19 by Atalanta and in 2014/15 by Juventus. Can they improve on that record in Turin?
Juventus have won 12 of their last 16 matches in all competitions against Fiorentina, including two clashes this season (both 1-0). Can the Bianconeri see off Italiano's men again, and set up a Derby d'Italia final against Inter?
We're underway here for this crucial second leg!
The teams are out in Turin and kick-off is just moments away!
Juventus have lost only one of their last 25 home games in the Coppa Italia, winning 20 and drawing four. Coincidentally, that defeat came against Fiorentina in the 2014-15 semi-finals, when Mohamed Salah netted a brace for the Viola and Fernando Llorente scored for the Bianconeri. The visitors will have to win in Turin to have any chance of facing Inter in the final, can the Viola cause a shock?
Vincenzo Italiano's Fiorentina, meanwhile, make three changes to the team which beat Venezia 1-0 last time out to record their third successive Serie A win, handing recalls to Dragowski, Duncan, and Saponara.
Allegri makes a few changes to his line-up for this second-leg clash, with the likes of Cuadrado, Szczesny, and Dybala among the regular starters to be named on the bench. An injury crisis in midfield means regular right-back Danilo is deployed there once again, while former Viola striker Vlahovic leads the line against his former employers.
SUBS: Pietro Terracciano, Antonio Rosati, Giacomo Bonaventura, Jose Callejon, Youssef Maleh, Aleksa Terzic, Krzysztof Piatek, Alvaro Odriozola, Riccardo Sottil, Sofyan Amrabat, Matija Nastasic, Aleksandr Kokorin.
FIORENTINA (4-3-3): Bartlomiej Dragowski; Cristiano Biraghi, Igor, Lucas Martinez, Lorenzo Venuti; Riccardo Saponara, Lucas Torreira, Alfred Duncan; Nicolas Gonzalez, Arthur Cabral, Jonathan Ikone.
SUBS: Wojciech Szczesny, Carlo Pinsoglio, Giorgio Chiellini, Paulo Dybala, Juan Cuadrado, Luca Pellegrini, Moise Kean, Daniele Rugani, Matias Soule, Fabio Miretti.
JUVENTUS (4-3-3): Mattia Perin; Mattia De Sciglio, Leonardo Bonucci, Matthijs de Ligt, Alex Sandro; Denis Zakaria, Danilo, Adrien Rabiot; Federico Bernardeschi, Dusan Vlahovic, Alvaro Morata.
Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri won the Coppa Italia on four occasions during his previous spell at the club, and with the Bianconeri surely out of the Serie A title race, winning Italy's domestic cup is their best chance of making a success out of his comeback season. Can they hold off Fiorentina after winning the first leg 1-0 in Florence?
Hello and welcome to live coverage of this Coppa Italia semi-final second leg, as Juventus host Fiorentina in Turin!