One of the most exciting game of group D comes to an end with first win for Italy over England by 2–1. Check out the all goals video, summary & highlights of England vs Italy of World Cup 2014 match right over here. The Britishers failed to take revenge of last defeat of EURO 2012 & faced another defeated over the Italians. Once again, Super Mario Balotelli became the rescue man for his team which resulted first victory for his team in 2014 FIFA World Cup.
England vs Italy 2014 Match Summary
|Shots on Target||8||5|
|J. Hart||S. Sirigu|
|G. Johnson||Matteo Darmian|
|G. Cahil||Gabriel Paletta|
|W. Rooney||A. Pirlo|
|D. Sturridge||M. Balotelli|
In 35th minute of first half, Claudio Marchisio scored the opening goal of the game for Italy. But the celebrations did not remain last when Daniel Sturridge scored the equalizer just 2 minutes later. First half of the match ended with final score of 1–1.
These 2 teams have 17 number of those players who are playing FIFA World Cup for the first time which is one of the biggest risk for both teams. Juventus star Andrea Pirlo got one chance of scoring though free kick but it was a bad luck for his when the ball bounced after striking the top bar.
5 minutes later in second half, AC Milan star forward Mario Balotelli came into action & scored the winning goal in 50th minute with a perfect header. After defeat in first group stage match, England national football team tweeted on Twitter about their defeat.
Costa Rica Defeats Uruguay
In second game of group D match, Costa Rica registered first win of this tournament over another strongest team Uruguay with 3–1. Now, the journey of Uruguay & England is now became more tougher in order to qualify for the knock round which is round of 16.
For Uruguay, the PSG forward Edinson Cavani scored the opening, but it was equalized by Joel Campbell in 54th minute of second half. 2 later goals were scored by Oscar Duarte [57′] & Marco [84′]. Costa Rica are now at top position in group D, while Uruguay are at bottom with 2 games yet to be played by each teams.
Video Highlights of England vs Italy 2014 World Cup
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England Vs Italy 1–2 2014 World Cup Highlights by Footballwood