Italy was not included in the 1/8 finals of the World Cup in Brazil
Date: 03:50, 25-06-2014.
Almaty. June 25. KazTAG - Italy was not included in the 1/8 finals of the World Cup in Brazil, said the agency reports.
In the final match of the group stage, the Italians conceded Uruguayans, 0:1. The decisive goal on the 81st minute was scored by Diego Godin.
Thus, the Italian team took only third place in Group D and left the World Cup. Another loser in this quartet became England who drew with Costa Rica 0-0. Founders of football finished at the fourth place.
It was a surprise for many fans and experts that in the playoffs a first and second place teams qualified for Costa Rica and Uruguay.