2008 Supercoppa Italiana

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The 2008 Supercoppa Italiana was a football match that was played by Serie A 2007-08 winners Internazionale and Coppa Italia 2007-08 winners Roma. The match proved to be a tightly contested affair. After exchanging goals, it appeared that Inter was on its way to victory on Mario Balotelli's goal on the 83rd minute, however, Mirko Vučinić tied the game for Roma at the 90th minute. Extra time settled nothing. In the penalty shoot-out, it appeared that a miss by Inter's Dejan Stanković would be decisive, however, Roma captain Francesco Totti missed the team's 5th shot, which would have given his team the cup. In the 7th round, Roma's Juan Silveira dos Santos missed while Inter captain Javier Zanetti scored, ending the match in favour of the Serie A champions.

The match took place on 24 August 2008 in San Siro, Milan.[1]

To date, this remains the only occasion on which manager Jose Mourinho won a trophy on a penalty shoot-out.

Match details[edit]

Internazionale
Roma
INTER (4-3-3):
GK 12 Brazil Julio Cesar
RB 13 Brazil Maicon
CB 16 Argentina Nicolás Burdisso Substituted off 91'
CB 19 Argentina Esteban Cambiasso
LB 6 Brazil Maxwell
CM 5 Serbia Dejan Stanković Booked 120'
CM 20 Ghana Sulley Muntari
CM 4 Argentina Javier Zanetti (c)
RW 7 Portugal Luís Figo Substituted off 67'
LW 33 Brazil Mancini Substituted off 72'
CF 8 Sweden Zlatan Ibrahimović Booked 40'
Substitutes:
GK 1 Italy Francesco Toldo
DF 24 Colombia Nelson Rivas Substituted in 91'
MF 30 Portugal Pelé
MF 11 Chile Luis Antonio Jiménez Substituted in 72'
FW 45 Italy Mario Balotelli Booked 113' Substituted in 67'
FW 9 Argentina Julio Ricardo Cruz
FW 18 Argentina Hernán Crespo
Manager:
Portugal José Mourinho
ROMA (4-2-3-1):
GK 32 Brazil Doni
RB 77 Italy Marco Cassetti Booked 85'
CB 4 Brazil Juan
CB 5 France Philippe Mexès
LB 17 Norway John Arne Riise Substituted off 79'
DM 16 Italy Daniele De Rossi (c)
DM 7 Chile David Pizarro Booked 31'
LM 20 Italy Simone Perrotta Substituted off 86'
RM 8 Italy Alberto Aquilani Substituted off 89'
AM 19 Brazil Júlio Baptista
CF 9 Montenegro Mirko Vučinić Booked 12'
Substitutes:
GK 25 Brazil Arthur Moraes
DF 2 Italy Christian Panucci
DF 15 Italy Simone Loria
DF 22 Italy Max Tonetto Substituted in 79'
MF 33 Italy Matteo Brighi
FW 89 Italy Stefano Okaka Substituted in 89'
FW 10 Italy Francesco Totti Substituted in 86'
Manager:
Italy Luciano Spalletti

MATCH OFFICIALS

  • Assistant referees:
  • Fourth official:

MATCH RULES

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Seven named substitutes
  • Maximum of 3 substitutions.

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