FIORENTINA 0-1 JUVENTUS - COPPA ITALIA SEMI-FINAL FIRST LEG
Coppa Italia Frecciarossa / Semifinal
Stadio Artemio Franchi / 02.03.2022
REPORT: FIORENTINA 0-1 JUVENTUS
Unlucky Venuti own goal gifts Juve a first leg win over Fiorentina
End of 2nd Half
Juventus are victorious in the most dramatic of circumstances! Venuti cannot believe what he has done and Juventus have snatched the victory in Florence!
GOAL! JUVENTUS WIN IT LATE ON!
UNBELIEVABLE! IT'S AN OWN GOAL!! Venuti turns the ball into his own net! A cross into the box from Cuadrado clatters off the second half substitute and rolls in!
TWO minutes of added time.
FIORENTINA ON THE ATTACK
Fiorentina are knocking the ball around outside Juventus' box. Sottil turns and shoots on the edge of it but he fires well wide.
JUVENTUS PUSHING FORWARD
Can they string together a late chance? They have still had only one shot on target so far.
IKONE COMING OFF
Gonzalez is on for Ikone. The Frenchman has been the best player on the pitch this evening.
AN OPPORTUNITY FOR FIORENTINA
Sottil's cross looks to find Cabral in the box, but it floats over his head and out for a goal-kick.
CUADRADO HAS A SHOT
The Colombian wins the ball on the right flank and feeds in Vlahovic. He lays it back to Cuadrado on the break but his shot is straight into the side netting. YELLOW! For De Sciglio after he pulls down Ikone by his shirt.
Mattia De Sciglio
WHO WILL FIND A LATE WINNER?
This half has been getting increasingly scrappy with Fiorentina still looking the more dangerous side at the moment. Both sides may well be happy to settle for a draw ahead of the second leg in Turin on April 21.
Milenkovic is now in the referee's book for a foul outside the Fiorentina box and Juventus have a free-kick. Cuadrado takes it but his shot comes off the wall and out for a corner.
A yellow goes to Bonaventura after he drags down Cuadrado. He cannot have any complaints about that.
DANILO IS DOWN
Danilo goes down clutching his lower back after nodding a cross away. It's certainly been physical in this match. Vlahovic has been getting particularly special treatment from the Fiorentina defence.
JUVENTUS VENTURING FORWARD
But it means Fiorentina have space to counter-attack. They do just that as Biraghi looks to get a shot away but his effort is blocked.
VENUTI HAS A SHOT
Venuti has a go from outside the box but his strike is almost too pure as he hits it straight and wide. SUBS! For Fiorentina, Sottil and Cabral are on for Saponara and Piatek.
JUVE CAMPED IN THEIR OWN BOX
Fiorentina are pressing Juventus very high up the pitch and it is working well for them so far. Vlahovic is looking more and more isolated as time drifts by.
Biraghi has a vicious shot on the goalkeeper's side and he can parry it away. SUB! For Juventus, Morata is on for Kean.
GOOD SAVE FROM TERRACCIANO!
A long ball forward from De Sciglio bounces in front of an onrushing Vlahovic who attempts to lob the goalkeeper, but Terracciano parries behind for a corner. The following corner is cleared and Ikone surges forward. Eventually the move breaks down when Locatelli lunges into Castrovilli.
A RARE FORAY FORWARD
Pellegrini's cross into the box looking for Vlahovic is caught by Terracciano.
FIORENTINA CONTINUING TO PRESSURE
It is still Fiorentina who are dominating in this match with Juve's defensive line getting deeper. Ikone gets another shot away off his left boot, this time from outside the box, but it lacks sufficient power and Perin catches it.