Derby D’Italia or the Derby of Italy involves two of the most successful teams in Italy – Juventus and Internazionale. Over the years this intense encounter has seen number of controversies and one such controversy came in 1960/61 season with Juventus etching out a 9-1 record win. On 16th April, 1961, Juventus hosted Inter in what was effectively a title decider. The stadium was overcrowded and a pitch invasion was sparked off as Inter hit the goal-post in second half. Inter was awarded a 2-0 victory initially, but the decision was overturned later as Juventus won their appeal for a replay. Nerazzuri president Angelo Moratti bitterly complained about the fact that Umberto Agnelli, a FIGC official was also a prominent member of Juventus.
When the teams met for the replay on 10th June, Juventus had already sewed up the league title. As a mark of protest Inter fielded their youth team as Juventus ran out 9-1 winners. Juventus legend Omar Sivori scored 6 goals, which incidentally is still a Serie A record for the most number of goals in a single match. Sandro Mazzola, who would later become an Inter legend, made his Serie A debut in this match while Another Juventus legend, Giampiero Boniperti would later retire following the controversial events of this match.