The Coppa Italia is discharged annually national cup competition for football club teams in Italy. For the first time in 1922 played out, he is since 2007 among the 42 teams of the Series A and Series B discharged. Some changes have been introduced to season 2007/ 08: The number of participants reduced. Previously, a total of 72 clubs from the three highest leagues ( Serie A, B and Lega Pro) part. The final will be played in a game since then ( before return game). Furthermore enter the clubs under the new regime in the semifinals in return game. The winner plays regularly before the start of the new season against the reigning Italian champions for the Supercoppa Italiana.
The current titleholder is Lazio Rome, the city rivals AS Roma defeated in the final of the 2012/13 season.