Yet another prestigious friendly has been arranged for the National Team, who on Friday 1st June 2018 (21:00 CET) will take on France. Taking place at the Stadio Allianz Riviera in Nice, where on June 7th the Azzurri beat Uruguay 3-0, this will be Italy’s third-ever fixture in Nice, previously also playing Austria at the Stade du Ray on August 20th 2008 (2-2).
There have been 38 previous matches against Les Bleus, with a record of 18 wins for Italy, 10 draws and 10 defeats. This includes the 3-1 defeat in the most recent friendly played on September 1st 2016 in Bari during the debut of former coach Gian Piero Ventura. France was also the National Team’s first ever opponent on May 15th 1910, with the Azzurri winning 6-2 at the Arena Civica in Milan.