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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.

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Sebastian GIOVINCO
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The final whistle sounds.

FULL TIME
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.

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YOSHIDA (Japan) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on BALOTELLI (Italy).
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HONDA (Japan) swings in the corner.
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NAKAMURA (in) comes off the bench to replace HASEBE (out) (Japan)
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KONNO (Japan) is booked by the referee.
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KONNO (Japan) commits a foul.
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KONNO (Japan) is penalised after committing a foul.
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YOSHIDA (Japan) is ruled offside.
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KAGAWA (Japan) sees his effort hit the target.
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MONTOLIVO (Italy) pulls off a save.

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!

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OKAZAKI (Japan) takes a corner kick.

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.

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87'
CHIELLINI (Italy) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on OKAZAKI (Japan).
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86'
(4 - 3) GIOVINCO (Italy) scores!!

GOAL FOR ITALY! It's a sucker punch for Japan as substitute Giovinco taps jome a Marchisio cross.

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85'
HAVENAAR (Japan) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
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Man of the Match

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Shinji KAGAWA

Midfielder
has been elected
MAN OF THE MATCH