2013 Confederations Cup Results and Tickets

Italy Players Visit Barra de Tijuca

Andrea Pirlo and Italy Players Visit Barra de Tijuca in Rio

Confederations Cup Results - Spain 2-1 Uruguay, Mexico 1-2 Italy

Spain 2-1 Uruguay

Over the weekend, Confederations Cup competition feature Spain soundly defeating Uruguay despite a late goal by superstar Liverpool striker Luis Suarez. Spain's goals were scored by Pedro (20') and Soldado (32') and Uruguay's only  goal was scored by Suárez (88').

Mexico 1-2 Italy

Italy defeated Mexico 1-2. Mexico's only goal was scored by Hernández (pen 34') and Italy's goalscorers were Pirlo (27') and Balotelli (78').

After the match, Andrea Pirlo and his Italy side played at the Barra de Tijuca beach on June 17, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Italy's battle against Mexico featured a stunning free-kick from Andrea Pirlo from 25 metres past Mexico keeper Jose Corona marking his 100th international appearance, and Mario Balotelli's winner in Rio's Maracana stadium on Sunday in their Confederations Cup Group A opener.

Italy joined Brazil on three points following the hosts' 3-0 win over Japan in Brasilia.

Italy coach Cesare Prandelli fielded six Juventus men in his starting eleven as the team move towards reaching the semi-finals with Brazil and Japan.

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