Alves' Brazil held by Italy (2-2)

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Daniel Alves featured in the starting line-up for his country in this evening’s match against Italy

Spain’s U21 team defeated their Norwegian counterparts by 5 to 2. Cristian Tello scored twice for Spain

This evening Brazil faced off against Italy in an international friendly that ended in a two-all draw. FC Barcelona player Dani Alves played all 90 minutes of the match.

The game, which was played in Geneva (Switzerland), was dominated by the Brazilians in the first half. The South American side took an early 2-0 lead thanks to goals from Fred and Óscar, but in the second half, goals from De Rossi and Balotelli evened up the match.

Tello shines for Spain U21

The U21 sides from Spain and Norway played this evening at Salto del Caballo stadium in Toledo. The team managed by Julen Lopetegui defeated the Northern European side by 5 to 2. Cristian Tello grabbed a brace after Norway had netted the opener. Thiago, Muniesa, Bartra and Deulofeu also featured for Spain.

Portugal’s U21 side were defeated their Irish counterparts by 0-1. The FC Barcelona B player, Luis Gustavo, played the entire 90 minutes of the match.