Inter Milan claimed a narrow advantage to take into the second leg of their
Coppa Italia semi-final against Fiorentina as Diego Milito's goal proved the
difference in a 1-0 win at the San Siro.
The hosts have claimed 18 points more than the Viola in Serie A this season but
their perceived superiority was little in evidence as the visitors battled hard
against the league leaders but without reward.
Milito settled the first leg with the only goal after 34 minutes to install
Jose Mourinho's men as narrow favourites ahead of the return leg in Florence on
McDonald Mariga, a deadline-day arrival at the San Siro from Parma following
the collapse of his move to Manchester City, made his Inter debut as a late