Rome, Nov 19, IRNA-Italy handed Iran a 2-0 defeat in a futsal friendly in the southern city of Bari in Italy on Saturday.
Europe's champion Italy were repeatedly denied by the seven-time Asian champion Iran's in-form keeper Mostafa Nazari, netting once in each half through captain F Grana.
Grana took the lead for the Azzurris on 19 minutes and doubled the scoring from the penalty spot five minutes into the second half.
The two sides play another friendly in Bari today.
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