23 May 2023
The first matchday of the Under 20 World Cup in Argentina ended on Monday 22 May 2023.
The Albiceleste and Italy collected all three points, France narrowly lost.
Argentina beat Uzbekistan - after going behind - with goals from Veliz and Carboni. On the pitch for the team coached by Javier Mascherano for the opening hour of play was Matias Soulé.
Italy recorded a 3-2 victory Brazil with goals from Prati and a Casadei brace. The Azzurrini went into the half-time interval with a 3-0 lead against the Seleção. Bianconeri Riccardo Turicchia was on the pitch from the beginning to the end of the match. Not involved in the opening fixture was the other Juve player, Filippo Fiumanò.
Felix Nzouango Bikien was also on the bench for the entire match for France Under 20 who were edged 2-1 by South Korea.