Confederations Cup news

Pirlo out of Italy-Brazil clash

June 21, 2013
By ESPN staff
Italy midfielder Andrea Pirlo has been ruled out of his country's final Confederations Cup group match against Brazil in Salvador on Saturday with a strained leg muscle.

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Meanwhile, the tournament hosts are waiting to see whether Paulinho will be available for the match - which will determine who wins Group A - as he battles to recover from a sprained ankle suffered in the 2-0 win over Mexico.

Italy are already without Daniele De ...

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