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Tottenham were defeated 2-1 by Italian champions Juventus in their pre-season friendly at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Spurs, who travelled to Australia without Harry Kane and the remainder of their England contingent but gave starts to new signings Victor Wanyama and Vincent Janssen, trailed 2-0 at half-time.
Dominic Ball was dispossessed in the sixth minute and the mistake was immediately punished when Paulo Dybala struck the opener.
Another error - this time a poorly-cleared corner - enabled Medhi Benatia to nod home the second shortly after.
It was now Juventus' turn to get caught in midfield and Erik Lamela reacted with a fine finish into the bottom-right corner.
Juventus have signed Dani Alves on a two-year contract after the Brazilian full-back decided to end his eight-year Barcelona career.
The 33-year-old, who passed his medical on Monday, had 12 months left on his contract in Spain but asked to leave earlier this month after winning his sixth La Liga title.
Alves was a regular for Barcelona since joining from Sevilla in 2008 and enjoyed a trophy-laden time at the Nou Camp, including the treble in 2014-15.
Juventus are in talks with Real Madrid over the possible sale of star midfielder Paul Pogba, the player's agent Mino Raiola has revealed.
"We are in the preliminary phase of negotiations. Pogba admires Real Madrid and [head coach] Zinedine Zidane and this is going to be very important in his decision.
"[He could cost] €120 million or €140m. He is worth whatever a club are willing to pay for him."
Juventus veteran pair Gianluigi Buffon and Andrea Barzagli have extended their contracts with the club until June 2018.
Buffon, 38, who joined the club for a world transfer record for a goalkeeper of €53million in 2001 from Parma, will play for Old Lady into his 40th year and has recently expressed his desire to finish his career after the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Barzagli's current contract was due to expire at the end of this season but the centre-back will now remain at the club for two more years and beyond his 37th birthday.
Juventus were crowned Serie A champions after Roma beat closest rivals Napoli 1-0.
Ever since the Bianconeri, who have won 24 of their last 25 games, replaced Napoli as league leaders back in February the destination of the Scudetto has appeared to be Turin, and indeed Juve had pulled 12 points clear at the top by beating Fiorentina in Tuscany on Sunday.
Juve coach Massimiliano Allegri and many of his players watched from the comfort of their Vinovo training base as a late goal from Roma's Belgian midfielder Radja Nainggolan at the Stadio Olimpico officially ended Napoli's dream of landing a first Italian championship since 1990.
West Ham's first game in the Olympic Stadium will be a friendly against Italian giants Juventus.
The Hammers move from Upton Park to their new home in Stratford next season and will host the Serie A champions a week before the campaign starts, on Sunday, August 7, for the Betway Cup.
Joint-chairmen David Sullivan and David Gold told the club website: "We are delighted to be marking such a monumental day in West Ham United's history by welcoming one of the world's biggest clubs to our fantastic new home."
Juventus have suffered a serious setback in their quest to beat Bayern Munich into the Champions League quarter-finals after 18-goal striker Paulo Dybala was ruled out of Wednesday's game.
The 22-year-old Argentinian will not travel to the Allianz Arena, where Juve will bid to conquer Pep Guardiola's men following a 2-2 draw in the first leg, after injuring a calf muscle during training.
He joins midfielder Claudio Marchisio on the treatment table in Turin. The Bianconeri academy product, now 30, has also hurt a calf muscle and will be out of action for 20 days.
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