Road to the final
Italy and France meet in the World Cup final on Sunday. A recap of their paths to Berlin.
ITALY Group Stage (Group E)
ITALY 2 (Andrea Pirlo 40, Vincenzo Iaquinta 83) GHANA 0
The Azzurri began their World Cup campaign with a hard-won victory over the African debutants.
Andrea Pirlo struck a 25-metre drive through a crowded penalty box for the opening goal just before halftime and Vincenzo Iaquinta sealed the points after rounding goalkeeper Richard Kingston.
Photographs: AFP/Getty Images | Text: Reuters
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