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Alessandro Diamanti. The former West Ham man scores, and England are out.
Ashley Cole. Saved by Buffon.
Antonio Nocerino. Sends Hart the wrong way again. Pressure back on England.
Ashley Young. Young hits the bar after smashing the ball at goal.
Andrea Pirlo. Classy dink down the middle with Hart diving to his left. Fabulous stuff.
Wayne Rooney. Rooney sends Buffon the wrong way to score.
Riccardo Montolivo. Montolivo puts his spot-kick wide of the post.
Steven Gerrard. The England captain hits a low shot into the bottom corner.
Mario Balotelli. The striker sticks the ball in the bottom corner against his Manchester City team-mate.
120'Extra-time comes to a close and it's still all square. Penalties it is.
115'Italy have the ball in the net through Nocerino's header, but an offside flag sees that effort ruled out.
113'Diamanti shoots wide of the post from seven yards following a cross from the left.
111'Balotelli smashes a free-kick high and wide of the target, much to his team-mates' frustration.
109'More good defending by England, as both Terry and Carroll combine to clear Diamanti's free-kick from the left.
Italy start the second half of extra time. The final 15 minutes before it goes to a shoot-out.
105'Walcott and Johnson link up, but Walcott's chipped cross to the far post is just too high for Carroll.
101'Diamanti's cross beats everyone before clipping the post and going wide.
100'Balotelli has another shot, straight at Hart.
98'Young's cross from the right almost reaches Walcott, but Buffon claims.
95'A Gerrard free-kick into the area causes confusion for the Italian defence, but an offside flag against Lescott prevents any chance of a goal.
94'Christian Maggio. The sub is booked for a foul on Young.
94'Off, Scott Parker. On, Jordan Henderson. England's final substitution sees Henderson on for Parker.
93'Nocerino shoots well over as Italy start extra-time in possession.
ETEngland get extra-time started.
90'Off, Ignazio Abate. On, Christian Maggio.
90'Rooney shoots over the bar with an overhead kick after Cole's cross from the left was nodded down for Carroll.
88'More good defending from England, this time from Johnson as he blocks Nocerino's shot in the area.
83'England unfortunate, as the referee stops play when Parker is about to cross from the right due to an injury for Balzaretti following a Gerrard free-kick into the box.
82'Andrea Barzagli. The Italian defender is booked for an aggressive challenge on Young.
81'Hart comfortably saves Diamanti's show, low down to his right.
80'Off, Daniele De Rossi. On, Antonio Nocerino.
78'Off, Antonio Cassano. On, Alessandro Diamanti.
77'Gerrard's free-kick into the area is almost glanced home by Rooney, but Buffon is there to collect it.
75'Terry blocks a Montolivio shot, as Italy pile on more pressure.
65'A cross from Walcott picks out Carroll. His knock down lands at Young's feet, but his scuffed shot goes wide.
61'Off, James Milner. On, Theo Walcott.
60'Balotelli engineers a chance for himself, before shooting over the bar with a bicycle kick.
60'Off, Danny Welbeck. On, Andy Carroll.
53'Milner shoots wide of the post.
52'A double save from Hart, prevents Pirlo and Balotelli before Montolivo shoots over on the volley.
51'Another Abate cross is cleared, this time with John Terry getting a crucial header in.
48'Abate does well on the right, but Johnson clears his cross.
48'De Rossi misses a great chance from inside the six yard box, after a corner is cleared and then nodded back into the area. Let off for England.
45'England get the second half started.
42'Rooney wastes a good chance on the break after Italy carelessly gave England the ball from their own free-kick. With men in the area, Rooney's cross is poor and the chance has gone.
41'Balotelli misses a great chance from close range, as Pirlo's cross is headed back into the area by Cassano, but the City striker fails to hit the target.
38'Hart saves a flash-shot from Cassano. Italy ending the first half the stronger of the teams.
32'A good chance for Welbeck, as Rooney's back-heel sets him up for a shot from just outside the area but he lifts his effort over the bar.
31'Balotelli has another good chance as Marchisio's pass into the area picks him out. He doesn't connect well with the shot though and Hart saves.
29'Montolivo tries a long range shot, but drags it well wide of the target.
25'Balotelli manages to evade the attention of Lescott, but John Terry is there to cover his partner with a good block before Hart collects the ball.
24'Another fine cross from James Milner on the right, just cleared ahead of Rooney
22'England fans heavily outnumbering Italy fans inside the stadium, making their presence felt, with the bulk of them in the 'blue section' of the stadium of the stadium, opposite to where they were located against Sweden.
21'An Italian corner from the right is headed clear by Welbeck, with Bonucci waiting to score right behind him.
14'A fine cross into the area by Johnson picks out Rooney but his header goes over the bar.
12'Young's cross is punched clear by Buffon, straight to Scott Parker whose shot back is just wide of the target.
11'A Rooney cross from the left is knocked behind for an England corner by Bonucci, with Welbeck lurking.
05'Buffon makes a stunning close range save, as Glen Johnson's run into the box sees him trade passes with Gerrard before his shot is somehow palmed to safety by the Italian captain.
03'Italy so unlucky not to take the lead as Daniele De Rossi's volley beats Hart only to come bouncing back off the post.
02'Bright start from Italy. Balotelli has a wild volley from distance saved by Joe Hart and Andrea Barzagli crosses from the left but can't pick out anyone in the area.
00'England starting xi: Joe Hart, Glen Johnson, John Terry, Joleon Lescott, Ashley Cole, James Milner, Scott Parker, Steven Gerrard (c), Ashley Young, Wayne Rooney, Danny Welbeck
00'Italy starting xi: Buffon (c), Balzaretti, Abate, Marchisio, Balotelli, Cassano, Barzagli, De Rossi, Montolivo, Bonucci, Pirlo
00'Respective national anthems both blasted out by both sets of players. It's nearly time...
KOWe're underway! Italy get us kicked-off.