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The match between England and Italy is the 7th match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and will be played on 14th June at Arena Amazonia, Manaus. The two team are the favorites placed in group D and hence are expected to perform extremely well at the world cup.
England and Italy are among the big teams that are in the campaign of winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup title. The two team have also ever won the world cup in the past hence the match is the biggest and much expected by fans across the world. The two teams are the possible teams that will go past the group matches.
England vs Italy – World Cup Match Preview:
England under the leadership of Roy Hodgson made it into the 2014 FIFA World Cup without losing any single match. This will give you an impression that it is one of the favorites ate the summer tournament. During the friendly matches that were part of their preparation of the world cup, England were able to maintain that unbeaten recorded.
In both the two matches against Ecuador and Honduras, England managed to end the match in a draw. With this information, we are now aware that the Hodgson’s men are not at the world cup as tourist. This being their first match of the summer tournament, there is a lot of attention driven to. They are also aware that Italy is not just a walk in the park team.
Italy in the past UEFA European championships, they were able to finish in the second position which is quite a pleasing performance. These is what they are bring on the table more so in their opening match. In the previous warm up matches that Italy have played prior the 2014 FIFA World Cup, they only managed a draw against Republic of Ireland and a 1-1 draw against Luxembourg.
Italy despite these performance is one of the teams that has players of the highest quality meeting the international standards. They have a very strong opposition to which they will apply when playing against England. It is a high time you stopped underrating this team because you are in for a rude shock.
England vs Italy – Best Players of The Match
Despite Danny Welbeck being out of the match due to an injury, England will enjoy great support from Wayne Rooney who is expected to score at this match. He is fresh and fit for the 14th June match aganst the Italians. The likes of Jack Wilshere and Sturridge among other young talented will be on the forefront to secure victory in this match.
Mario Balotelli is one of the payers who will play a key role in the opening match. His strength and great football skills will put into test this very fine day. Andrea Pirlo is another key player in the Italy squad against England not forgetting Giuseppe Rossi who is determined to bring success to the team.
England vs Italy – Match Facts
The two teams which are forever rivals have played against each other for a total of 24 times over the past years. Out of these matches, England won a total of 8 while Italy 9. The remaining 7 matches ended up in draw. 57 goals have so far been scored by the two teams England with 30 while Italy 27. Italy is in the 9th position while England at the 10th position according to the recent FIFA ranking.
This is a very critical match with both the team having great abilities to win. However with the likes of Mario Balotelli the game will end in a 3-2 victory in favor of Italy.
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