After having already won the Super Cup last January, Inter are now back on the pitch to play for the first of the two eagerly anticipated finals in this last act of the season. Before their appointment in Istanbul for the Champions League final against Manchester City, there is the Coppa Italia final to be played against Vincenzo Italiano’s Fiorentina in the nation’s capital on Wednesday at the Stadio Olimpico.
After rotating most of his squad on Sunday against Napoli, Nerazzurri coach Simone Inzaghi will not spare his very first players for this tournament finale.
Inzaghi will have to do without Mkhitaryan, due to an injury. However, there is good news from the rest of the squad, who will all be available to the coach. Samir Handanovic should start in goal for what could be his last ever game for the Nerazzurri. He had previously served his red card disqualification in the second leg against Juventus.
In the usual three-man defense in front of the captain, Darmian and Bastoni should play on either side of Francesco Acerbi. Dumfries and Dimarco should start on the wings, with the midfielders Barella, Brozovic and Calhanoglu in the center. In attack, Lautaro Martinez and Edin Dzeko, the duo that beat Milan in the Champions League, should be back together from the first minute.
La Viola looking for their 7th domestic cup trophy-
FIORENTINA (4-2-3-1): Terracciano; Dodò, Milenkovic, Ranieri, Biraghi; Amrabat, Castrovilli; Ikoné, Bonaventura, Nico Gonzalez; Cabral.
INTER (3-5-2): Handanovic; Darmian, Acerbi, Bastoni; Dumfries, Barella, Brozovic, Calhanoglu, Dimarco; Lautaro, Dzeko.