We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising.

Learn more about cookies

England 1 Italy 2

Last updated:

    England lose their opening game of the 2014 World Cup
  • Claudio Marchisio's low shot gave Italy a first-half lead
  • Daniel Sturridge equalised before the interval
  • Mario Balotelli won it with a header after half-time
  • Adam Lallana came off the bench for the last ten minutes
  • Luke Shaw and Rickie Lambert were unused substitutes
  • England next in action on Thursday, against Uruguay


Sort comments by
Loading comments...