FIFA World Cup: Italy edge England

FIFA World Cup: Italy edge England

Italy beat England 2-1, Colombia crushed Greece 3-0, Ivory Coast pipped Japan 2-1 & Costa Rica stunned Uruguay 3-1.

In the second match from group D, Italy's Mario Balotelli beats England goalkeeper Joe Hart to score the winner in the high profile Group D clash at Manaus. (Source: AP)

Daniel Sturridge beats Italy's Verrati and Paletta to score the equaliser for England. Italy won 2-1. (Source: AP)

Claudio Marchisio opens the scoring for Italy from a corner. (Source: AP)

Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon (seen here with Andrea Pirlo) missed the opening game due to an injury. (Source: AP)

In the first match from Group D, Edinson Cavani opens the scoring for Uruguay with a neatly taken penalty. It was the only goal they managed against Costa Rica. (Source: AP)

Costa Rica's Marco Urena beats Uruguay's goalkeeper Fernando Muslera to score Costa Rica's third goal. (Source: AP)

Costa Rica's players celebrate after the minnows scored an upset 3-1 win over group favorites Uruguay. (Source: AP)

In the game from Group C, Pablo Armero (7) celebrates with teammates after he opened the scoring against Greece. (Source: AP)

Teofilo Gutierrez stretches to score Colombia's second goal against Greece at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte. (Source: AP)

Colombia's James Rodriguez slots in his side's third goal against Greece. (Source: AP)

Japan's Keisuke Honda celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Ivory Coast during their group C World Cup match at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife. (Source: AP)

Ivory Coast's Wilfried Bony scores the equaliser for his team in their Group C clash agasint Japan. (Source: AP)

Ivory Coast's Gervinho (10) celebrates with Didier Drogba and other teammates after scoring his team's winner against Japan. (Source: AP)