2008 Supercoppa Italiana

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The 2008 Supercoppa Italiana was a football match that was played by 2007–08 Serie A winners Internazionale and 2007–08 Coppa Italia 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 fifth shot, which would have given his team the cup. In the seventh round, Roma's Juan 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 José Mourinho won a trophy on a penalty shoot-out.

Match details[edit]

INTER (4–3–3):
GK 12 Brazil Júlio César
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 YC 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 YC 40'
GK 1 Italy Francesco Toldo
DF 24 Colombia Nelson Rivas Substituted in 91'
MF 30 Portugal Pelé
MF 11 Chile Luis Jiménez Substituted in 72'
FW 45 Italy Mario Balotelli YC 113' Substituted in 67'
FW 9 Argentina Julio Cruz
FW 18 Argentina Hernán Crespo
Portugal José Mourinho
ROMA (4–2–3–1):
GK 32 Brazil Doni
RB 77 Italy Marco Cassetti YC 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 YC 31'
RM 8 Italy Alberto Aquilani Substituted off 89'
AM 19 Brazil Júlio Baptista
LM 20 Italy Simone Perrotta Substituted off 86'
CF 9 Montenegro Mirko Vučinić YC 12'
GK 25 Brazil Artur
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'
Italy Luciano Spalletti


  • Assistant referees:
  • Fourth official:


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