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AC Milan wins Italian Super Cup and takes first prize in five years

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AC Milan wins Italian Super Cup and takes first prize in five years

AC Milan on Friday for the seventh time the Italian Super Cup won. The losing bekerfinalist was in Qatar after penalty shoot-out to strong for champion and cup winner Juventus (4-3).

Paulo Dybala was the weakling in the 29th edition of the ‘Supercoppa Italiana’. The attacker of Juventus came in the fifth penalty of his squad at Milan-goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma. Mario Pasalic lap the ‘Rossoneri’ then the first price since the Super Cup in 2011.

Milan rivals by the victory opponent Juventus. The ‘Old Lady’ was until Friday only record holder with seven Italian Super Cups on the hall of fame.

After 120 minutes, it was the stand 1-1 in the Jassim Bin Hamad stadium in Doha. Juventus came in the eighteenth minute lead through defender Giorgio Chiellini, who touch accomplished after a corner by Miralem Pjanic. Giacomo Bonaventura has signed a seven-minute rest with a clever header for the equalizer, on behalf of Milan.

Both teams were in the second half and in the necessary renewal plenty of chances on the victory, but penalties had to bring the decision.

After Milan-substitute Gianluca Lapadula (salvation Gianluigi Buffon) and Juventus-striker Mario Mandzukic (lat) early in the penalty shootout missed, were the 17-year-old goalkeeper Donnarumma and Chelsea-mercenary Pasalic (21) the heroes of the Milanezen of coach Vincenzo Montella.

Duel to Italian Super Cup in the picture

The 29th edition of the Supercoppa was played at the Jassim Bin Hamad stadium in Doha, Qatar.
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Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic will find no goal from a free kick.
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Juventus came in the eighteenth minute lead: 1-0.
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Defender Giorgio Chiellini accomplished touch after a corner from Pjanic.
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Giacomo Bonaventura has signed a seven minute rest before the final on behalf of Milan.
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Shanghai

It was not the first time that the duel for the Super Cup outside of Italy was finished. Last season the names Juventus and Lazio in August against each other in the Chinese Shanghai. Juventus went there then with the gain off (2-0).

In 2014 was the battle for the Super Cup also in december in Doha. Had Juventus after penalties to take against Napoli. Qatar is in 2022, the organizer of the world cup.

The last victory of Milan was also in the abroad. The achttienvoudig champion knocked out fellow-townsman Internazionale in 2011, despite a goal from Wesley Sneijder 2-1 in the olympic stadium in Beijing.

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