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Thanks for joining us for this incredible match in Recife. Qualification from Group A has been wrapped up with both Italy and Brazil advancing to the Confeds semi-finals. Join us over on the daily LIVE blog for the very latest reaction and video highlights from the thriller in Recife.
An absolutely incredible evening in Recife as one of the most incredible games in Confeds history ended in a win for Gli Azzurri. Italy battled back from two goals down to lead 3-2 but were pegged back by a resilient Japan. There were disallowed goals and Japan hit the woodwork in a frenzied finish but Sebastian Giovinco's tap-in from Claudio Marchisio's cross has seen Italy into the Confeds semi-finals along with hosts Brazil. An utterly remarkable match.
DISALLOWED GOAL! Unbelievable scenes in Recife as a scuffed Honda cross rebounds off the bar and is tapped in by Yoshida - whose effort is ruled out for offside. Incredible finish to this game!
De Rossi found Marchisio with an incisive through ball that sliced open the Japanese back line - Giovinco was handed the simplest of tap-ins by Marchisio's cross.
GOAL FOR ITALY! It's a sucker punch for Japan as substitute Giovinco taps jome a Marchisio cross.