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Video – Napoli knock out Inter to reach Coppa final

Dries Mertens
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Napoli has knocked out Inter Milan to reach the final of the Coppa Italia where they will face Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus.

Coming into the second leg of this Coppa Italia semi-final between Napoli and Inter Milan, Gennaro Gattuso’s side led by a goal to nil.

However, it appeared that Antonio Conte’s Inter Milan was back from lockdown with vengeance.

Two minutes on the clock and Christian Eriksen got the Nerazzurri on the score sheet and back in the tie with a bizarre goal straight from a corner kick.

The visitors dominated possession and were almost a constant threat on the Napoli goal.

But with a goal scorer as formidable as Dries Mertens, anything can happen.

The Belgian international became Napoli’s all-time leading goalscorer in the 41st minute.

Putting his side two-one up on aggregate and heading to the Coppa Italia final for a clash with Juventus when he scored his 122nd goal for the club.

A long ball from the keeper saw Inter caught napping after another attack, which Napoli was more than happy to capitalize on.

Gennaro Gattuso’s men hung on in desperation as Napoli keeper David Ospina made save after save to keep his side ahead.

They are now heading to the Coppa Italia final to face Ronaldo and Juventus in just three days’ time.