Int’l Friendly: France Beat Italy 3-1

France continued their impressive build up to the World Cup with a comfortable 3-1 victory over Italy in Nice.

Samuel Umtiti set the hosts on their way after Kylian Mbappe’s effort was parried by the Italian goalkeeper, Salvatore Sirigu.

The French doubled their lead when Antoine Griezmann converted a penalty after Lucas Hernandez had been fouled.

Leonardo Bonucci reduced the arrears for Italy but Ousmane Dembele’s chip rounded off a fine French display.

France beat the Republic of Ireland 2-0 on Monday.


  • BBC