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In pictures: Saudi Arabia World Cup friendly against Italy

Italy 2-1 win over Saudi Arabia in a pre-World Cup friendly in Saint Gallen on Monday. Saudi Arabia face hosts Russia in the opening match of the tournament on June 14 while four-time champions Italy stay home following their failure to qualify for the first time in 60 years.

In pictures: Saudi Arabia World Cup friendly against Italy
Saudi Arabia's goalkeeper Mohammed al-Owais tries to controls the ball during the international friendly football match between Italy and Saudi Arabia at Kybunpark stadium in St. Gallen on May 28, 2018.
In pictures: Saudi Arabia World Cup friendly against Italy
Saudi Arabia's midfielder Yahya Al-Shehri (L) scores his team's first goal against Italy's goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma during the international friendly football match between Italy and Saudi Arabia at Kybunpark stadium in St. Gallen on May 28, 2018.
In pictures: Saudi Arabia World Cup friendly against Italy
Italy's forward Mario Balotelli (L) celebrates with Italy's forward Lorenzo Insigne after scoring his team's first goal during the friendly football match between Italy and Saudi Arabia at Kybunpark stadium in St Gallen on May 28, 2018.
In pictures: Saudi Arabia World Cup friendly against Italy
Italy's forward Mario Balotelli (R) anfd Saudi Arabia's defender Osama Hawsawi vie for the ball during the friendly football match between Italy and Saudi Arabia at Kybunpark stadium in St Gallen on May 28, 2018.
In pictures: Saudi Arabia World Cup friendly against Italy
Andrea Belotti of Italy (R) celebrates with Alessio Romagnoli after scoring the second goal during the International Friendly match between Saudi Arabia and Italy on May 28, 2018 in St Gallen, Switzerland.
In pictures: Saudi Arabia World Cup friendly against Italy
Andrea Belotti of Italy in action during the International Friendly match between Saudi Arabia and Italy on May 28, 2018 in St Gallen, Switzerland.
In pictures: Saudi Arabia World Cup friendly against Italy
Head coach Roberto Mancini shakes hands with Gianluigi Donnarumma during the International Friendly match between Saudi Arabia and Italy on May 28, 2018 in St Gallen, Switzerland.
In pictures: Saudi Arabia World Cup friendly against Italy
Matteo Politano of Italy in action during the International Friendly match between Saudi Arabia and Italy on May 28, 2018 in St Gallen, Switzerland.
In pictures: Saudi Arabia World Cup friendly against Italy
Leonardo Bonucci of Italy in action during the International Friendly match between Saudi Arabia and Italy on May 28, 2018 in St Gallen, Switzerland.
In pictures: Saudi Arabia World Cup friendly against Italy
Lorenzo Insigne of Italy (L) competes for the ball with Yasir Al Shahrani of Saudi Arabia during the International Friendly match between Saudi Arabia and Italy on May 28, 2018 in St Gallen, Switzerland.
In pictures: Saudi Arabia World Cup friendly against Italy
Saudi Arabia's midfielder Fahad Al-Muwallad (L) and Italy's midfielder Bryan Cristante vie for the ball during the friendly football match between Italy and Saudi Arabia at Kybunpark stadium in St Gallen on May 28, 2018.
In pictures: Saudi Arabia World Cup friendly against Italy
FIFA president Gianni Infantino (L) and Head coach Italy Roberto Mancini smile before the International Friendly match between Saudi Arabia and Italy on May 28, 2018 in St Gallen, Switzerland.
In pictures: Saudi Arabia World Cup friendly against Italy
Italy's defender Alessio Romagnoli (C) vies for the ball with Saudi Arabia's defender Osama Hawsawi (L) and Saudi Arabia's midfielder Muhannad Abu Radiyah (R) during the friendly football match between Italy and Saudi Arabia at Kybunpark stadium in St Gallen on May 28, 2018.