Two Football giants to face each other in a friendly game on the first day of June month. World Cup qualified France will test themselves against the four times World Champions Italy at their home. After a disappointing elimination from World Cup, Italy is starting a new era with new faces in the squad. Didier Deschamps is likely to play his best Frenchmen before heading to Russia for the World Cup finals. He is hoping for a good result that will refresh his squad. Les Blues are one of the favourites of FIFA World Cup 2018 after finishing Euro 2016 at the second place and remarkable run in the qualifiers.
Watch France vs Italy online live streaming of this friendly game on any device. Friendlies always play an important role before a big tournament. France is expected to win at their home ground but wounded Italians don’t have anything to lose. So they’ll play fearlessly and it could be a great advantage for Italy. Deschamps may have some of the World class players but some of them are still young and don’t have enough experience.
France Vs Italy Live Streaming
|Date||1 June 2018|
|Live stream [US]||fuboTV|
|Live stream [Others]||Click here|
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France Vs Italy Telecast Channels
Frenchmen can watch it live on TV channel TF1 in France. If you are in Italy, switch to RAI Uno or RAI play where the live telecast coverage will be available. People of the United States can enjoy the live coverage on ESPN Deportes, ESPN3, ESPN Deportes+. Scroll down for more channels
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- Hungary: Sport 1
- India: Sony Ten 2
- Japan: Fuji TV Next
- Macedonia: Arena Sport 1
- Norway: Viaplay
- Paraguay: ESPN Sur
- Portugal: Sport TV2
- Uruguay: ESPN Sur
France Vs Italy 2018 Match Preview
Deschamps is likely to boost confidence to players like of Paul Pogba, Antonie Griezmann, and N’Golo Kante. Pogba and Griezmann have played a number of International games for France in past few years.
Italian coach Roberto Mancini may again field Balotelli to continue his scoring rate. He scored a goal against Saudi Arabia in last friendly game. Mancini complained that Balotelli could have done better.
France suffered a shocking defeat at their home against Colombia before winning against Russia and Ireland in friendlies.
Win against Saudi Arabia in last game was Italy’s first win since October 2017. They lost and drew twice in their last 5 games in all competitions.
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Team Squads of both teams
Goalkeepers: Lloris, Areola, Mandan.
Defenders: Varane, Umtiti, Pavard, Kimpembe, Rami, Mendy, Hernandez, Sidibe.
Midfielders: Kante, N’Zonzi, Pogba, Tolisso, Matuidi, Fekir, Lemar, Mbappe, Dembele, Thauvin.
Forwards: Griezmann, Giroud.
Goalkeepers: Donnarumma, Perin, Sirigu.
Defenders: Romagnoli, Bonucci, Caldara, Rugani, Criscito, Florenzi, Zappacosta, D’Ambrosio, de Sciglio.
Midfielders: Jorginho, Pellegrini, Bonaventura, Cristante, Baselli, Mandragora, Insigne, Chiesa, Berardi, Verdi, Politano.
Forwards: Belotti, Zaza, Balotelli.
Possible Starting Line-ups
France: Lloris; Sidibe, Rami, Umtiti, Mendy; Mbappe, Kante, Pogba, Lemar; Giroud, Griezmann.
Italy: Donnarumma; Di Sciglio, Bonucci, Romagnoli, Darmian; Pellegrini, Jorginho, Florenzi; Politano, Belotti, Insigne.