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Luis Suarez of Uruguay scores his team's second goal during the World Cup Group D match against England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Suarez, Uruguay Stun England Late In World Cup Group D Battle

Luis Suarez scored twice to give Uruguay a 2-1 victory over England at the World Cup on Thursday, making an instant impact on his return from injury.


A picture taken from a smartphone from the Press tribune of Manaus stadium on June 10, 2014, shows the pitch of the Amazonia Arena. The pitch where England and Italy will play their opening World Cup game on June 14 was said to be in poor condition -- noticeably dry and particularly bare around one of the goals, revealing large yellowing areas of turf. (COLIN DRONIOU/AFP/Getty Images)

Welcome To The Jungle: Italy, England Set To Play In Brutal Amazon Conditions

The heat and humidity will be a factor, and so will the poor playing surface, when the Amazonian jungle city of Manaus hosts England and Italy in its first World Cup match on Saturday.