Inter claim cup honours
Inter Milan gained bragging rights over traditional rivals AC Milan and Juventus by claiming success in Thursday's TIM Cup in Bari.
The Cup holders beat both their rivals to top the three-way competition that sees each side play the other two in 45 minute matches.
Inter began the competition by edging Juventus in a penalty shoot-out following a 1-1 draw. New signing Mirko Vucinic gave Juve the lead before Andrea Ranocchia equalised just past the quarter-hour mark. Inter won the penalty shoot-out 6-5 after Andrea Barzagli missed for Juve following Walter Samuel's successful conversion.
Juve then went on to beat AC Milan 2-1 despite Andrea Cassano giving the league champions an early advantage in the town in which he was born. Juve replied through Arturo Vidal, the Chilean midfielder signed recently from Bayer Leverkusen, and then Alessandro Matri.
In the final game Inter knew a win would land them the pre-season cup and they beat Milan 1-0 thanks to a goal from Diego Milito to ensure they took revenge for their defeat in the Italian Super Cup just under two weeks ago.