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Wednesday April 17 2013
Coppa line-ups: Inter-Roma

Inter look to Tommaso Rocchi and Ricky Alvarez to overturn a first leg defeat to Roma in the Coppa Italia semi-final tonight.

It kicks off at San Siro at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT) and the Giallorossi have a 2-1 first leg lead from the game on January 23, when Zdenek Zeman was still in charge.

Andrea Stramaccioni’s injury problems are well known, as he goes into this game without Antonio Cassano, Rodrigo Palacio, Diego Milito, Walter Gargano, Yuto Nagatomo, Dejan Stankovic, Joel Obi and more.

On top of those absentees, Alvaro Pereira and Fredy Guarin are suspended in the Coppa, so Javier Zanetti goes into defence with Ezequiel Schelotto and Alvarez supporting Rocchi.

The situation deteriorated even more in the warm-up, as Esteban Cambiasso limped off and will be replaced by Jonathan.

Roma also have Pablo Daniel Osvaldo and Nicolas Burdisso banned, so Mattia Destro completes the trident attack with Francesco Totti and Erik Lamela.

Daniele De Rossi has shaken off an ankle injury to start, but Miralem Pjanic has not.

Inter: Handanovic; Zanetti, Ranocchia, Samuel, Juan Jesus; Kuzmanovic, Kovacic, Jonathan, Schelotto; Alvarez, Rocchi

Roma: Stekelenburg; Torosidis, Marquinhos, Castan, Marquinho; Bradley, De Rossi, Florenzi; Lamela, Totti; Destro

Ref: Bergonzi

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