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      24.03.2018 10:33 - in: Friendlies S

      Bianconeri International Friendly Round-up

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      Looking back at how our international Bianconeri fared around the globe on Friday

      Friday was a busy day of international friendly action around the glob with 12 Bianconeri involved as only Szczesny did not feature. Here's a look at the action:

      Rodrigo Bentancur

      The Uruguayan played 79 minutes in the semi-finals of the "China Cup" against the Czech Republic with Bentancur's Uruguay coming out on top 2-0. Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani scored in the win. The albiceleste will now play Wales in the final on Monday. 

      Douglas Costa

      On his return to national team duty, Costa went 90 minutes in Brazil's 3-0 win over Russia. Costa played on the left in the three-man attack with Gabriel Jesus and Willian. Costa and Brazil will face Germany on Tuesday. 

      Miralem Pjanic

      Pjanic also played all 90 minutes in Bosnia & Herzegovina's 1-0 win away to Bulgaria in Razgrad. They'll face Senegal in Le Havre, France on Tuesday. 

      Stephan Lichtsteiner

      At the Toumba Stadium in Thessaloniki, Lichtsteiner played 61 minutes in Switzerland's 1-0 win over the Greek hosts. Dzemaili scored the winner for the Swiss who host Panama in Lucerne on Tuesday.

      Sami Khedira

      In a blockbuster friendly at the Espirit Arena in Dusseldorf, Germany and Spain played to a 1-1 draw with Khedira going 53 minutes before being forced to come off after a challenge with Tiago Alcantara. The Germans face Brazil in Berlin on Tuesday. 

      Gonzalo Higuain - Gianluigi Buffon, Mattia De Sciglio, Daniele Rugani

      Four Bianconeri featured in Argentina's 2-0 win over Italy at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Friday night. All four Juventus players started the match and played 90 minutes with Higuain earning an assist on Lanzini's goal in the 85th minute. 

      Argentina battles Spain in Madrid on Tuesday while Italy plays England at Wembley Stadium in London. 

      Medhi Benatia

      The Juve defender didn't have to go far for his match on Friday as Morocco defeated Serbia 2-1 at the Stadio Olimpico in Turin. The captain Benatia played all 90 minutes in front of a raucous crowd in favor of Morocco. They'll face Uzbekistan on Tuesday. 

      Blaise Matuidi

      At the Stade de France in Paris, Blaise Matuidi and France fell 3-2 to Colombia in an enthralling match that saw Matuidi play 65 minutes. Matuidi had two shots in the match for the French who will face Russia in St. Petersburg on Tuesday. 

      Mario Mandzukic

      Overnight in Italy, Mandzukic and Croatia fell 2-0 to Peru in a friendly at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. Mandzukic played 71 minutes before being subbed for Marko Pjaca. Croatia will face Mexico on Tuesday in Dallas. 

      Wojciech Szczesny

      Juve's Polish goalkeeper did not feature in Nigeria's 1-0 win over Poland in Wroclaw. Szczesny will get another opportunity to play on Tuesday when Poland faces South Korea. 

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