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    28.03.2018 11:15 - in: Friendlies S

    Bianconeri wrap up international friendly matches

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    Ten Bianconeri feature internationally as the full team returns to Vinovo

    The international Bianconeri are headed back to Vinovo this morning as the focus turns to #JuveMilan preparations for the entire squad, but there was plenty of action to look back on last night. Here's the round-up of all the international action: 

    Rodrigo Bentancur

    The lone Monday participant, Bentancur went 78 minutes as Uruguay won the China Cup in a 1-0 final over Wales thanks to Edinson Cavani's 49th minute winner.

    Bentancur has seen his international star rise dramatically over the last six months as he's now made six appearances for La Celeste since October, starting the last five international matches.

    Blaise Matuidi

    Matuidi played nine minutes as France dispatched of Russia 3-1. The Juve midfielder logged an assist on Kylian Mbappe's 83rd minute goal. 

    Stephan Lichtsteiner

    The Swiss Express played 21 minutes in Switzerland's 6-0 win over Panama, coming into the match with the scoreline already at 6-0 for the home side playing in Lucerne. Lichtsteiner is now two appearances away from reaching the century mark for Switzerland.

    Miralem Pjanic

    Pjanic played 72 minutes in Bosnia and Herzegovina's 0-0 draw against Senegal.

    Douglas Costa & Sami Khedira

    Brazil and Germany faced off in a blockbuster friendly in Berlin on Tuesday night with the Selecao handing Germany their first defeat since the 2016 Euros.

    Gabriel Jesus scored a 37th minute winner for Brazil with Douglas Costa playing the final 18 minutes for Brazil while Sami Khedira did not feature for Germany.

    Wojciech Szczesny

    Szczesny started Poland's 3-2 win over South Korea logging 45 shutout minutes before subbing off at half-time for Lukasz Skorupski. After leading 2-0, South Korea scored in the 85th and 87th minutes to tie the match before Piotr Zielinski scored a 90th minute winner.

    Gianluigi Buffon, Mattia De Sciglio & Daniele Rugani

    De Sciglio and Rugani both started the 1-1 draw at Wembley Stadium playing all 90 minutes as Lorenzo Insigne's 87th minute penalty saw Gli Azzurri earn a draw against England. Buffon did not feature in the match. 

    Medhi Benatia

    Benatia played all 90 minutes in Morocco's 2-0 win over Uzbekistan

    Gonzalo Higuain 

    Pipita started Argentina's defeat to Spain, playing an hour before being substituted. 

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