MILAN, Italy Ė AC Milan and Lazio ended 0-0 on Wednesday in the first leg of their Coppa Italia semifinal, leaving everything to be decided in next monthís second leg at Romeís Olympic stadium.
The respective goalkeepers, Gianluigi Donnarumma for the hosts and Tomas Strakosha for Lazio, were the protagonists at the San Siro in Milan.
Lazio had the only chance in a first half marked by defense, on a header by Lucas Leiva that Milanís Fabio Borini diverted for a corner.
Both teams were more positive after the re-start, but the Roman side had the edge and it took a great save by Donnarumma to keep Ciro Immobile from putting Lazio ahead in the 60th minute.
The home teamís best opportunity came in the 75th minute on a powerful header by Patrick Cutrone. While Strakosha made the stop, the rebound went to Milanís Hakan Calhanoglu, whose shot sailed over the cross-bar.
Juventus bested Atalanta 1-0 on Tuesday in the first leg of the other semifinal.