France vs Italy
Date: Friday, 1 June 2018
Kick-Off at 20:00 GMT +2
Venue: Allianz Riviera, Nice.
France are set to ramp up preparations for the World Cup on Friday evening when they’ll have a super strong test in the likes of Italy at Allianz Riviera.
France vs Italy: Head-to-head
Italy lead the head to head tie by eight wins coming into 39th encounter with France.
Les Bleus dominated the match-up in the most recent history, though, winning each of last two clashes with Italy.
Both teams were on the scoresheet in five of last seven head to head outings as France netted five in last two meetings with Azzurri
France won: 10
Games drawn: 9
Italy won: 18
France :W L D W W
Italy : D L D L W
For many years Italy dominated (before 1982: 17 wins, 3 losses and 6 draws), while from 1982 the French team had not lost a single game against Italy (with 5 wins and 4 draws) until the 2006 World Cup final, which Italy won on penalties.
Other notable matches in the World Cup and the European Football Championship include the 2006 World Cup Final , when the Italians defeated the French 5–3 in the penalty shoot-out, after a 1–1 draw, and the 2000 European Championship, won by France with an extra-time golden goal by David Trezeguet.