Italy set World Cup passing record
Italy set some extraordinary records in last night’s game against England, including the best passing accuracy in 48 years.
Moratti: 'Ranocchia better than Paletta'
Massimo Moratti thinks Andrea Ranocchia should’ve been at the World Cup and felt bad for Roy Hodgson.
Darmian: 'If you'd told me...'
“If a few months ago you’d told me I would be starting a World Cup match against England, I’d have laughed,” said Matteo Darmian.
De Sciglio and Buffon updates
Mattia De Sciglio feels he’ll be ready to face Costa Rica, but Gigi Buffon reportedly won’t return until Uruguay.
Pirlo: 'Courageous Italy'
Andrea Pirlo was proud to be “the captain of a courageous Italy that wanted to impose its style on England.”
Candreva hints at Lazio exit
Lazio star Antonio Candreva wants to “play the Champions League,” as Juventus, Napoli and PSG are interested.
De Rossi: 'Balotelli could triple goals'
Daniele De Rossi warned Mario Balotelli “he’d score triple the goals if he made the right movements.”
Sirigu: 'Buffon helped me'
Salvatore Sirigu reveals Gigi Buffon “reassured” him before his World Cup debut against England.
Hodgson: 'How did England lose?'
Roy Hodgson found it “tough to accept that we have lost” against Italy and has faith England can still qualify.
Prandelli: 'An epic performance'
Cesare Prandelli said Italy put in “an epic performance” to beat England, but warned Mario Balotelli “can do much more.”
Chiellini: 'Totally different Italy'
Giorgio Chiellini reveals Italy had “prepared a completely different approach and line-up” against England.
Azzurri ratings: England 1-2 Italy
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Marchisio: 'I was hallucinating!'
Claudio Marchisio “had hallucinations” due to the heat in Manaus, but still scored in Italy’s 2-1 win over England.
Balotelli: 'A unique emotion'
Mario Balotelli described the “unique emotion” of scoring in a World Cup to beat England 2-1.
De Rossi: 'Debutants proved themselves'
Daniele De Rossi was impressed by Italy’s World Cup debutants and revealed the strain of facing England in Manaus.
Gerrard: 'Italy found extra gear'
England captain Steven Gerrard concedes Italy “found an extra gear” in their 2-1 World Cup victory.
Prandelli: 'Italy suffered for win'
Cesare Prandelli admits Italy “suffered” for their victory over England, praised Mario Balotelli and blasted FIFA.
SuperMario sinks England
Mario Balotelli and Claudio Marchisio secured Italy’s 2-1 win over England, as the Azzurri also hit the woodwork twice.
Pirlo captain, no time-outs
Andrea Pirlo will be Italy captain against England, but FIFA decided there won’t be any time-outs in Manaus.
Del Piero: 'Subs will be crucial'
Alessandro Del Piero feels substitutes could be key for Italy against England tonight.
Salvatore Sirigu and Gabriel Paletta start due to injuries, as Italy take on an all-attack England with Raheem Sterling and Danny Welbeck.
Prandelli: 'Italy overcome obstacles'
Cesare Prandelli said Italy have problems against England, but “can overcome all the obstacles.”
England surprise for Italy?
It’s reported England will take advantage of Italy’s injury woes by adopting an all-attack system with Raheem Sterling and Danny Welbeck.
Line-ups: Uruguay-Costa Rica
Uruguay don’t risk Luis Suarez against Costa Rica, so Diego Forlan starts with Edinson Cavani and Walter Gargano.
Bomb alert in Manaus
Police gave the all clear after a suspect package was found in a car ahead of Italy’s World Cup game with England.
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