France the “Bleus”: continued their warm-up for the World Cup with an impressive victory and convincing performance over Italy, France have won their last three matches against Italy
France also passed the second difficult test before the World Cup in Russia (14 June to 15 July). 15 days before the first round match, Didier Deschamps’s team won in Nice against the four-time world champion Italy and their new coach Roberto Mancini 3: 1 (2: 1)
The Barcelona players Samuel Umtiti (8th) and Ousmane Dembele (63rd) as well as Antoine Griezmann (29th) of Europa League champion Atletico Madrid socerd and for the hosts, Italy’s captain Leonardo Bonucci (36th) scored the goal of Italy.
Antoine Greizmann had scored after four games without a goal for France
Dembele and Mbappe were both excellent but this was another reminder that Kante is a vital cog in this France team.
The Squadra Azzurra, who has not qualified for the first time in 60 years for a World Cup, played in Mancini’s second game as coach, the first game, was against Saudi Arabia last Monday with returnee Mario Balotelli (2-1). For France Corentin Tolisso (Bayern Munich) and Benjamin Pavard (VfB Stuttgart) were in the field from the start.