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Juventus defeated Milan in the final of the Italian Cup

Juventus defeated Milan in the final of the Italian Cup

"It's incredible. At one point in the season, we said, 'if we want to be monsters, we have to win the Scudetto again try to win the Coppa Italia and the Champions League'".

That goal would prove to be enough to lift the cup, as Juve saw off late pressure from Milan to complete their second double in two seasons.

It was the 13th Cup win for Juventus, who are also poised to become the first Italian team to complete the double for four years in a row.

AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma was consoled by opposite number Gianluigi Buffon after having a game to forget on Wednesday night.

"I am the coach, all I do is train the players who are put at my disposal. This defeat stings but we now have to focus on our last two Serie A games.".

The match had been dubbed a duel between Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon who at 40 is set to retire and Donnarumma, 19, his touted replacement in the Italian national team.

Kalinic, who has not reached expectations at Milan, then added to the misfortune by finding his own net with his back to the goal by the near post as he attempted to defend a corner.

It went from bad to worse in the 76th minute as Milan's Nikola Kalinic headed into his own net without any challenge inside the box from Miralem Pjanic's cross into the area, 4-0. Both are still fighting for their place in the table - Juve for the first spot and Milan for the final European place.

"After my error ... everyone said I was useless".

"I'm very proud because we've done in seven years what only men with a capital M can do", the goalkeeper told JTV.