The 2021 Supercoppa Italiana or the Italian Super Cup is scheduled to be the 34th edition of the Supercoppa Italiana, contested by Série A and Coppa Italia winners.
It was confirmed back in November the 2021 Supercoppa Italiana final will be played in January 2022.
The 2021 edition will be played between Internazionale (Inter Milan), winners of the Italian Serie A 2020/21 and Juventus Turin, winners of the 2020/21 Coppa Italia.
Inter Milan won the league title in the 2020/21 season to end Juventus nine-year dominance in the domestic league.
Juventus on other hand had a terrible season that almost saw them lose out on UEFA Champions League qualification.
Dates: 12th January 2022
Venue: 2022 in San Siro, Milan
How do teams qualify to participate in the one-off match?
It is usually contested between league and cup winners. However, there’s an exception in some cases.
When the league winners double as Cup title holders, the runners up of the previous final would be selected to compete.
Who are the most successful teams in Supercoppa Italiana?
Juventus are the most successful team with nine titles followed by AC Milan in second with seven titles.
Inter Milan and Lazio are joint third with five titles whilst Roma and Napoli are fourth with two titles each.
How to watch the Supercoppa Italiana
Série A YouTube Channel – Worldwide
DAZN – Germany, Spain, Austria
Premier Sports – Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Sub-Saharan Africa – StarTimes Sports
CBS – United States
Teams Preview and Prediction
Inter Milan had an incredible season led by Antonio Conte who brought back smiles to the San Siro.
Inter Milan won the league having some of the top players in the division including Lautaro Martinez, Romelu Lukaku, Matteo Darmian, etc.
The Nerazzurri currently has one of the strongest squads in the division.
Juventus had a turbulent season which almost saw them compete in the UEFA Europa League thanks to a final day league victory to restore their pride.
Juventus won the Coppa Italia despite struggling in the league. Since the start of the 2021/2022 season, the team have struggled under Allegri who was appointed ahead of the new campaign.
The Old Lady faces a huge task ahead when they square up against Inter Milan at the famous San Siro Stadium.