6 members of the OL squad played yesterday with differing fortunes : Coupet, Toulalan, Benzema and Ben Arfa in the French team lost against Spain ; Kim Källström and the Swedish teamdrew with Turkey; Grosso and the Italians were victorious over Portugal.
Coming on after an hour in place of Nicolas Anelka, Karim Benzema maaged 3 shots on goal, he also hit the bar with a header.
Hatem Ben Arfa played the last 15 minutes of the game.
Even though he was expected to start, Sidney Govou finally did not play as he had a slight injury.
[IMG41391#L]In Istanbul, Sweden and Turkey played out a draw 0 à 0. Kim Källström playing the entire game.
[IMG42453#L]Italy beat Portugal 3 - 1 in Zurich. Fabio Grosso came on for the last half hour in replacing Zambrotta. He managed to lay on a goal for Pirlo who scored the Italian team's second.