The semi-final first leg of the Italian Cup will be the much-anticipated match between AC Milan and Juventus on the San Siro Stadium.  Although no longer maintain the inherent position, but AC Milan still makes Juventus wary, especially when Sarri teachers and students are not maintaining a stable performance this season.

AC Milan's 5-win streak was blocked by an unfortunate draw against Verona.  Not stopping there, in the confrontation with the city of Inter Milan in the last round of Serie A, teachers and coach Stefano Pioli had to receive a bitter defeat with a score of 4-2 despite leading  2 goals in front of the opponent in the first half. This loss has partly affected the confidence of AC Milan players, this will cause many difficulties for them in welcoming Juventus at home in the framework.  National Cup this weekend.

On the other side of the battle line, Juventus was suddenly lost to Verona in the last round, thereby losing the top of Serie A to Inter Milan.  However, Ronaldo and his teammates did not have time to be disappointed as they continued to march to San Siro to compete with AC Milan in the semi-final first leg of the National Cup.  Only a victory can help the Juventus players to stabilize their spirit after the performances that are somewhat under-strength this season.  Therefore, coach Mauricio Sarri will make reasonable adjustments so that his team can gain beneficial results.

Over the weekend, Inter Milan had a victory.  Teachers and coach Antonio Conte came back spectacularly to win 4-2 against rivals AC Milan after they led 2 goals in the first half. This victory helped Inter Milan confirm their ambition in this season and  More importantly, they have recaptured the top of the odds table from Juventus.

The Nerazzurri currently owns 10 consecutive unbeaten matches with 6 wins and 4 draws.  In Serie A now, Inter Milan have 54 points and still have to share the top position with Juventus.  But they are gaining a huge psychological advantage after the aforementioned comeback.

In the middle of this week, Inter Milan will enter the semi-final first leg of the Italian Cup.  This match coach Antonio Conte's teachers and kicks at home against Napoli.  This season, Napoli is struggling after parting with coach Carlo Ancelotti.  Coach Gattuso came to power, but he could not help the team return to orbit.  Over the weekend, Napoli suffered a 2-3 defeat against rookie Lecce despite playing at home.

In the first leg of the season, Inter Milan won 3-1 at San Paolo.  At home, Giuseppe Meazza, Inter have 11 wins and 4 draws in 18 host times.

After attractive matches in round 4, Coppa Italia advanced to the quarterfinals.  The most remarkable thing is that all the teams currently playing in Serie A are involved.  They are Napoli, Lazio, Juve, Roma, AC Milan, Torino, Inter Milan and Fiorentina.

One of the most exciting matches in this round is the encounter between Inter and Fiorentina at Giuseppe Meazza.  Currently, compared to class, half of Milan is a name with a lot of superiority.  They finished second in Serie A, with a total of 48 points after 21 matches.  Conte's teachers and students ranked Fiorentina up to 13 places, besides the opponent to 23 points.

This is one of the basis for Inter confidence in the match to play against Fiorentina.  Besides, we can not forget about the past performance of the two teams.  The evidence is that in the last 7 matches, the Nerazzurri has only 1 defeat.

As for Fiorentina, this team is showing a quite unexpected revival in the past.  They are unbeaten in 5 consecutive matches, including 3 wins and 2 tie results.  However, this did not happen on away field.  They only won 1 in the last 5 matches away from home, the rest are defeats and draws.

Looking at the aforementioned statistics, Inter is clearly showing a lot better than Fiorentina.  This is also the basis for the Nerazzurri to believe in getting 3 points in the next match.

At home to the Allianz Arena, the Juventus man is reclaiming the Copa Italia after 1 year of missing out, he will continue his journey when he receives Udinese with a signal of prosperity. Will Udinese create seismic to cut the circuit 8 games in a row does not win opponents Turin. Or the women of the Old Lady helped them win Udinese in the 6th match in a row.

The club has won 13 Coppa Italia titles and is the record holder for this arena, the latest was crowned 4 consecutive years from 2014 to 2018, before they had to wait until 20 years from 1994 to 2014 to know The smell enhances this title. After losing the embarrassing Italian Super Cup championship to Lazio, Juve vented his anger on Cagliari with a home defeat with a 4-0 score on the day Ronaldo superstar hattrick, this game is very Maybe you will rest. In attack, Bernandeschi will replace Dybala in the wing corridor with the left side is also full of magic, Higuain will be the only center of attack, in midfield, Emre Can or rookie Adrien Rabiot from PSG is lost. Charisma will have a chance and in the old wooden frame, Gigi Buffon will fight. The home ground is a mecca for them to be confident when they have won 11 times in the last 12 unbeaten matches. Last season they were eliminated in the quarterfinals by runner-up then Atalanta.

The club only won a historic Scudetto in the 1954 season, the only time they reached the final of the Coppa Italia was when they lost to Vado bitterly, that year many big boys were absent, the last time they went further was in 2010. with Di Natale and in the semi-finals. Last season they stopped in Copa Italia in the third round when they lost to Benevento in Serie B with a score of 1-2 at home, this season they beat Bologna with a 4-0 score at home to Friuli to have present at this match. Their performance is also flourishing when they have won the last 2 consecutive rounds in Serie A and gradually leave the relegation race area. Away is their death zone with 5 defeats in the last 7 away games.

On the San Siro home field, the top team of Serie A - Inter Milan, which is flourishing strongly, will receive Cagliari black horse which is in decline in the third match in the round of 1/8 Copa Italia. Does Inter have the power to sow Cagliaria sorrow as in Copa Italia 4 years ago. Or Cagliari will surprise to dispel pressure from the beginning of the new year does not know the smell of victory.

Since its inception, the club has won 30 domestic titles, including 18 Scudetto and is ranked 2nd after Juve, this season they are racing closely to the old Lady, when they have 45 points together, they have won the last 3 consecutive rounds including victorious victories against Genoa and Napoli. Inter also won 7 Coppa Italia but the last time was in 2010 when they won the treble with coach Jose Mourinho. Last season they were eliminated in the Copa Italia in the quarterfinals after losing to the champion then Lazio with a score of 3-4 on penalties despite having a home ground advantage. The home ground is helping Inter with confidence when they lost 1 time in the last 6 matches, besides being overwhelming Cagliari in the confrontation record with 7 victories over the last 10 matches. Inter are focusing all their efforts on the Serie A front so they will store many pillars of this match, the Lautaro pair . 

The club's best performance in the European arena was in the 1993 UEFA Cup, losing in the semi-final against Inter Milan itself, while the best performance in the Copa Italia was the runner-up in 1968 the golden period of they, just a year later, won the only Scudetto in 1969, when the Italian national team's all-time top scorer Gigi Riva. Last season they also stopped in the 5th round when losing 0-2 to runner-up followed by Atalanta at home. This season they won Sampdoria 2-1 at home in round 4, Daniele Ragutzu shone with an assist for Alberto Cerci to open the score before he finished the match in the 48th minute after preparing the deck of Artur Ionita.