Lazio reached the Italian Cup final by beating AC Milan 1-0 on Wednesday.

Joaquin Correa scored the only goal of the two-legged tie shortly before the hour mark to send Lazio through to the final against either Atalanta or Fiorentina.

The first leg had ended scoreless and there was a lot of tension following Milan’s recent 1-0 win over Lazio in the league.

Lazio's Lucas Leiva, center, and Ciro Immobile react after the Italian Cup, second leg semifinal soccer match between AC Milan and Lazio, at the San Siro stadium, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Lazio’s Lucas Leiva, center, and Ciro Immobile react after the Italian Cup, second leg semifinal soccer match between AC Milan and Lazio, at the San Siro stadium, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Both sides had chances in the first half but the deadlock was finally broken following a Milan corner, which ended with Lazio going on the counterattack and Ciro Immobile setting up Correa to fire into the bottom left corner.

Milan pressed hard for an equalizer and Patrick Cutrone had the ball in the back of the net but it was disallowed for offside.

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Lazio's Joaquin Correa celebrates after scoring the opening goal of his team during the Italian Cup, second leg semifinal soccer match between AC Milan and Lazio, at the San Siro stadium, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Lazio’s Joaquin Correa celebrates after scoring the opening goal of his team during the Italian Cup, second leg semifinal soccer match between AC Milan and Lazio, at the San Siro stadium, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Lazio's Joaquin Correa, left, scores the opening goal of his team during the Italian Cup, second leg semifinal soccer match between AC Milan and Lazio, at the San Siro stadium, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Lazio’s Joaquin Correa, left, scores the opening goal of his team during the Italian Cup, second leg semifinal soccer match between AC Milan and Lazio, at the San Siro stadium, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso gives directions to his players during the Italian Cup, second leg semifinal soccer match between AC Milan and Lazio, at the San Siro stadium, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso gives directions to his players during the Italian Cup, second leg semifinal soccer match between AC Milan and Lazio, at the San Siro stadium, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi gives directions to his players during the Italian Cup, second leg semifinal soccer match between AC Milan and Lazio, at the San Siro stadium, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi gives directions to his players during the Italian Cup, second leg semifinal soccer match between AC Milan and Lazio, at the San Siro stadium, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
AC Milan's Krzysztof Piatek reacts during the Italian Cup, second leg semifinal soccer match between AC Milan and Lazio, at the San Siro stadium, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
AC Milan’s Krzysztof Piatek reacts during the Italian Cup, second leg semifinal soccer match between AC Milan and Lazio, at the San Siro stadium, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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