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France consign young Italy to fifth friendly defeat

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Second half substitute Bafetimbi Gomis scored a 68th minute winner as France prevailed 2-1 to consign Italy to their fifth consecutive friendly defeat here on Wednesday. 

France's forward Bafetimbi Gomis celebrates after scoring during the FIFA World Cup friendly football match between Italy and France at the Ennio Tardini stadium in Parma. France won 2-1.

AC Milan's Stephan El Shaarawy opened the scoring just after the half hour for the hosts only for France to level moments later thanks to a fine individual effort from Marseille forward Mathieu Valbuena.

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