Italy Beat Mexico 2×1 at Maracanã: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Italy overcame Mexico 2-1 yesterday afternoon in the first competitive fixture at the reopened Maracanã. Andrea Pirlo and Mario Balotelli scored either side of Javier Hernández's equalizer for the Mexicans.

The result means Italy join Brazil on three points in Group A. The Brazilians sit top on goal difference after Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?