Football

Wins for Spain and Italy

Published 0110 GMT (0910 HKT) June 17, 2013
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Roberto Soldado celebrates after scoring Spain's second goal in the 2-1 win against Uruguay at the Confederations Cup. LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images
Pedro had put Spain ahead in the 20th minute when his shot took a wicked deflection off Uruguay captain Diego Lugano. Clive Rose/Getty Images
Luis Suarez, out of shot, gave Uruguay a late consolation in Recife when he curled a free-kick past Spain's goalkeeper Iker Casillas. DANIEL GARCIA/AFP/Getty Images
Mario Balotelli celebrates after scoring Italy's winner in the Group A match against Mexico, but was booked for taking his shirt off. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
The AC Milan striker fired past Jose Corona in the second half at Rio's Maracana Stadium. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
Mexico striker Javier Hernandez had leveled the score in the 37th minute from the penalty spot. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
Andrea Pirlo celebrated his 100th appearance for Italy when he scored the opening goal from a free-kick. Claudio Villa/Getty Images