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Ghana send Muntari and Boateng home from World Cup 'for indiscipline'

Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng have been expelled from Ghana's World Cup squad for disciplinary problems. The announcement comes just hours before Ghana play Portugal in their crucial final game in Group D.

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World Cup half-time: Sturridge equalises in 37th minute

Daniel Sturridge cancelled out Claudio Marchisio's strike in the 37th minute as England and Italy went into halftime at 1-1.

Daniel Sturridge celebrates after scoring past Italy's goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu. Credit: Reuters

Marchisio put Italy ahead on 35 minutes but England equalized minutes later as Raheem Sterling released Wayne Rooney on the left wing and he delivered a perfect cross for Sturridge to drill in a close-range half-volley past Italy keeper Salvatore Sirigu.

Phil Jagielka came to England's rescue on the stroke of haltime, clearing a Mario Balotelli lob off the line before Antonio Candreva hit the post.

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