England out of world cup, Italy survives

England out of world cup, Italy survives

After Costa Rica secured a second win by beating Italy 1-0, they leapt to an unexpected first place in Group D with six points, sending hapless England crashing out of the tournament with no points from two defeats and Italy near to going out.

Italy and Uruguay now face a do-or-die clash for World Cup survival in Natal on Tuesday with both teams on three points.

Uruguay and Italy both lost to Costa Rica and both beat England, who now face Costa Rica in their final game in Belo Horizonte at the same time as the Uruguay-Italy clash.

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