CRISTIANO RONALDO did not take a spot-kick as Napoli beat Juventus to win the Coppa Italia on penalties.
Arkadiusz Milik scored the winner from 12-yards after a 0-0 draw in Rome, with critical misses from Paulo Dybala and Sebastiano Luperto.
Juve chief Maurizio Sarri is yet to win a major trophy in his homeland as Ronaldo failed to add the Coppa Italia to his trophy cabinet.
Meanwhile, Napoli chief Gennaro Gattuso won his first gong as a manager after a tactical masterclass.
The Old Lady could not break down a defence led by the imperious Manchester United target Kalidou Koulibaly.
And Juve had veteran Gianluigi Buffon to thank for still being in the game after 90 minutes following several world-class saves.
Ronaldo and Co will now turn their attention to retaining their Serie A title, while Napoli are well out of the hunt after a dire season.
New boss Gattuso, however, has plenty to build on after tonight’s impressive showing.
By: Jamie Gordon
Title: Diego Maradona leads Napoli celebrations after beating Maurizio Sarri and Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus to Coppa Italia
Sourced From: www.thesun.co.uk/sport/11864272/diego-maradona-napoli-juventus-maurizio-sarri-cristiano-ronaldo-juventus-coppa-italia/
Published Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 14:42:03 +0000