2008 Coppa Italia Final

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2008 Coppa Italia Final
Perrotta Coppa Italia.jpg
Victorious Roma players with President of Italy Giorgio Napolitano
Event2007–08 Coppa Italia
Date24 May 2008
VenueStadio Olimpico, Rome
RefereeEmidio Morganti
Attendance60,000
WeatherClear
19 °C (66 °F)[1]
2007
2009

The 2008 Coppa Italia Final was the final match of the 2007–08 Coppa Italia, the 61st season of the top cup competition in Italian football. The match was played on 24 May 2008, between defending champions A.S. Roma and Internazionale at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome. This was the fourth consecutive and total final between these two clubs. Roma successfully defended their title as cup winners, defeating Inter by a score of 2–1. To date (2019) 2008 Coppa Italia is the most recent piece of silverware won by A.S. Roma.

For the first time since 1980, the final was played as a single match on neutral territory.[2]

Match[edit]

Roma2–1Internazionale
Mexès Goal 36'
Perrotta Goal 54'
Report Pelé Goal 60'
Attendance: 60,000
Roma
Internazionale
GK 32 Brazil Doni
RB 77 Italy Marco Cassetti
CB 5 France Philippe Mexès
CB 4 Brazil Juan
LB 22 Italy Max Tonetto
CM 16 Italy Daniele De Rossi (c)
CM 7 Chile David Pizarro
LW 8 Italy Alberto Aquilani Substituted off 90'
AM 20 Italy Simone Perrotta Yellow card 56' Substituted off 72'
RW 14 France Ludovic Giuly Substituted off 66'
CF 9 Montenegro Mirko Vučinić Yellow card 74'
Substitutes:
GK 1 Italy Gianluca Curci
DF 2 Italy Christian Panucci Substituted in 90'
LB 15 Portugal Vitorino Antunes
RB 3 Brazil Cicinho Substituted in 66'
DM 33 Italy Matteo Brighi Substituted in 72'
FW 30 Brazil Mancini
FW 18 Italy Mauro Esposito
Manager:
Italy Luciano Spalletti
GK 1 Italy Francesco Toldo Yellow card 54'
RB 13 Brazil Maicon
CB 26 Romania Cristian Chivu
CB 16 Argentina Nicolás Burdisso Yellow card 87'
LB 6 Brazil Maxwell
RM 4 Argentina Javier Zanetti (c) Substituted off 90'
CM 14 France Patrick Vieira Yellow card 61'
CM 5 Serbia Dejan Stanković Substituted off 46'
LM 31 Brazil César Substituted off 62'
CF 29 Honduras David Suazo
CF 45 Italy Mario Balotelli
Substitutes:
GK 12 Brazil Júlio César
DF 40 Montenegro Ivan Fatić
MF 30 Portugal Pélé Yellow card 87' Substituted in 46'
MF 21 Argentina Santiago Solari
MF 11 Chile Luis Jiménez Substituted in 62'
MF 28 Portugal Maniche
FW 18 Argentina Hernán Crespo Substituted in 90'
Manager:
Italy Roberto Mancini

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Weather History for Rome Fiumicino, Italy | Weather Underground". Wunderground.com. Retrieved 2013-12-01.
  2. ^ "Italy - List of Cup Finals". RSSSF.