By Alan Duffy
England 1-2 Italy – World Cup Group D – 14th June 2014
England produced one of their most vibrant, attacking performances in years in the heat of Manaus on Saturday night, but ultimately it was the well-organised and clever Azzurri who took all three points.
With Pirlo once again on top form, Italy took the lead on 35 minutes, with the Juve playmaker’s exquisite dummy setting up club team-mate Claudio Marchisio who rifled home from long-range. However, the Three Lions were level soon after, when Wayne Rooney’s pin-point cross found Daniel