“Reverse history“, the former Chelsea striker wrote on his personal page. “I went through this in 2019 and again in 2023. I hope the tournament organizers really get into action at this point. Such beautiful matches are worth to be enjoyed by everyone. Thank you for your supportive messages. Damn racist stuff.”
Due to a part of fans using heavy words towards him, the Belgian striker had a provocative celebration, sparking a fight at the end of the 1-1 draw between Inter and Juventus in the first leg semi-final. Coppa Italy dawn 5/4 (Hanoi time).
As soon as he successfully completed the 11 m in the last seconds, Lukaku celebrated towards the stands of Juventus fans. The 29-year-old striker put his index finger to his mouth, making a provocative gesture before saying something.
The loss of victory made the Juventus players unhappy. Juan Cuadrado rushes to argue with Lukaku. The camera did not record specifically, but both players received yellow cards. The Belgian striker was sent off after receiving a yellow card earlier. Lukaku left the field in anger.
After making Lukaku receive a red card, Juan Cuadrado continued to quarrel with Inter captain goalkeeper Samir Handanovic right after the final whistle. They even rushed to strangle each other. The players on both sides must prevent the fight from going further.
Handanovic and Cuadrado both received red cards after this situation. The Juve side expressed their displeasure at having to pay a penalty in the last seconds. Juve’s center-back Bremer let the ball touch his hand ungracefully. However, Juve players believe that Denzel Dumfries had previously fouled Filip Kostic in an aerial challenge.
However, VAR entered to confirm the penalty for Inter. Lukaku is a successful performer. Earlier in the 83rd minute, Cuadrado opened the scoring for Juve after a decisive finish in the penalty area.
This draw gives Inter a little advantage when scoring away. The second leg of the Coppa Italy semi-final between Inter and Juve will take place on April 27.
Xiaofeng | 21:08 04/05/2023