England’s opening game of the World Cup against Italy finished in defeat on Saturday in the heat of the Arena Amazonia in Manaus.
England lost 2-1 to Italy after an opening goal from Italy’s Claudio Marchisio was followed by an almost equaliser from Daniel Sturridge. A header by Mario Balotelli header won the game for Italy.
England now face a fight for survival against Uruguay in Sao Paulo.
The month-long World Cup tournament sees 32 nations compete in 64 games, with the final set for Rio on July 13th.