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Italy 1-2 France: Valbuena, Gomis Cancel out El Shaarawy

PARMA, ITALY - NOVEMBER 14:  Stephan El Shaarawy of Italy celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the international friendly match between Italy and France at Stadio Ennio Tardini on November 14, 2012 in Parma, Italy.  (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)
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Jack Alexandros RathbornContributor IIINovember 13, 2012

FIFA International Friendly—Stadio Ennio Tardini, Parma, Italy at 2.50pm ET.

Full Time: Italy 1-2 France

Scorers: El Shaarawy (34'), Valbuena (36'), Gomis (68').

Italy (4-3-3):

Salvatore Sirigu; Christian Maggio, Andrea Barzagli (Leonardo Bonucci, 47'), Giorgio Chiellini, Federico Balzaretti; Riccardo Montolivo (Alessandro Florenzi, 51'), Marco Verratti (Emanuele Giaccherini, 51'), Claudio Marchisio (Andrea Pirlo, 51'); Antonio Candreva (Sebastian Giovinco, 69'), Mario Balotelli, Stephan El Shaarawy (Alessandro Diamanti, 72')

Italy bench:

Gianluigi Buffon, Morgan De Sanctis, Davide Astori, Federico Peluso, Davide Santon, Mattia Destro, Emiliano Viviano

France (4-3-3):

Hugo Lloris; Matheu Debuchy (Anthony Reveillere, 47'), Mamadou Sakho, Laurent Koscielny, Patrice Evra; Etienne Capoue, Blaise Matuidi, Moussa Sissoko (Benoit Tremoulinas, 88'); Matheu Valbuena (Yoann Gourcouff, 72'), Olivier Giroud (Bafetimbi Gomis, 63'), Franck Ribery (Jeremy Menez, 63').

France bench:

Steve Mandanda, Mickael Landreau, Adel Rami, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, Maxime Gonalons, Yohan Cabaye, Dimitri Payet

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