Confederations Cup news

Balotelli fit for Mexico clash

June 16, 2013
By ESPN staff
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has allayed fears of an injury to Mario Balotelli, revealing the striker is likely to be fit for Sunday's Confederations Cup clash against Mexico.

Balotelli, 22, was believed to be in doubt for the Azzurri's opening game after aggravating a leg injury during training on Saturday.

But the AC Milan striker is expected to lead Italy's attack, with Prandelli confident of his side's chances against a Mexican team plagued by inconsistency in front of goal ...

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