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Antonio Conte escapes getting punished after his middle finger gesture during the Juventus V Inter game.



Antonio Conte faces no punishment for a gesture made during Inter Milan’s Coppa Italia semi-final second-leg clash with Juventus on Tuesday.

Former Chelsea boss Conte was caught on camera raising his middle finger in the direction of Juventus president Andrea Agnelli.

The pair have a strained relationship after Conte’s departure from Juventus in 2014 to take over as Italy head coach.

Conte said after the game that the fourth official “heard and saw what happened during the game” and said Juventus needed to show “more sportsmanship and respect”.

None of the incidents were included in either the referee’s report or the match adjudicator’s report.

There does remain the chance of the Public Prosecutor opening a case under Article 39 of the Sports Justice Code for gross misconduct.

Juventus booked their place in the Coppa Italia final – where they will face Atalanta – after holding visitors Inter to a 0-0 draw in the second leg, with a 2-1 win on aggregate.