Juventus Win Coppa Italia After Alessandro Matri Sinks Lazio

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JUVENTUS kept their dreams of a treble alive as they won the Coppa Italia thanks to Alessandro Matri’s extra-time winner against Lazio.

Juve have won Serie A for the fourth consecutive time and face Barcelona in the Champions League final.

They fell behind in Rome when Stefan Radu headed Lazio ahead but Giorgio Chiellini levelled with a fine volley.

The final went to extra time before substitute Matri lashed home to seal a record 10th cup win.

Juventus had not won the trophy since 1995 but will now hope to complete a treble – achieved by Jose Mourinho at Inter in 2010 – when they play Barca in Berlin on Saturday 6 June.

La Liga champions Barca could also be going for the treble as they face Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey final on 30 May. – BBC Sport

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