Mario Balotelli fired home to a penalty to complete a comeback and fire Italy to World Cup 2014 in a 2-1 win over Czech Republic.
Libor Kozak had put the visitors ahead in Turin after 19 minutes, sparking fears among home fans that what had looked set to be a celebratory night could take a turn for the worse.
However, the Azzurri scored twice in the space of four minutes – first Giorgio Chiellini, then Balotelli – to secure a spot in Brazil next summer.
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