Failed to impress in Buffon's absence and his inexplicable fumble conceded the corner from which Mkhitaryan put Armenia back in front.
His willingness to run up and down the right flank ensured he was key to both Italy's attacking and defensive efforts.
Failed to make the most of a rare start and despite the fact he was hardly exposed, he offered very little going forward.
The Juventus centre-back struggled with the physical presence of Movsisyan and looked far from solid in a shaky Azzurri backline.
The centre-back did not help his chances of featuring in Italy's World Cup campaign with a display that was littered with sloppy errors.
Helped keep things simple in the Azzurri midfield and his good reading of play broke up many opposition attacks.
Sat back deep with the intention of lifting balls over the Armenian defence and his perfect first-time pass assisted Balotelli's equaliser.
The Roma youngster capped an impressive display with a goal, nodding in Insigne's cross from close range.
He was culpable for Movsisyan's opener as he gifted possession straight to Mkhitaryan and he struggled to add creativity and incision to the Azzurri attack.
The youngster has been fantastic since stepping up from the Under-21 set-up and his dribbling, vision and close control caused problems for the Armenian defence.
Failed to add to his goal against Denmark and was disappointing up front with his failure to hit the target and his tendency to drift offside.
The 39-year-old goalkeeper was reliable between the sticks and he made several smart saves but could not prevent either Italy goal.
The commanding centre-back dealt well with the threat of Osvaldo but found things more difficult when Balotelli entered the fray.
Insigne caused him problems all match, while he missed a glorious chance to steal the points for Armenia when he headed over unmarked from close range late on.
He struggled to deal with Insigne's movement and dribbling but his experience helped to guide Armenia to a famous point.
The Spartak Moscow star showed neat footwork and was effective when cutting in from the right-hand side. His ability to spot a pass highlighted him as one of Armenia's threats.
The Anzhi midfielder battled hard to break up the opposition attacks and he offered a solid shield in front of the defence.
The Borussia Dortmund star turned in a brilliant display, scoring one goal and assisting another. His distribution and reading of the play was crucial to Armenia's point.
Was not afraid to shoot although his efforts often flashed wide and high of the target. Afforded Pirlo too much space to dictate the midfield.
The left-back was often drawn out of position and he failed to track Florenzi's run for Italy's equaliser.
The midfielder whipped in a number of teasing set pieces and it was not surprising that one of these eventually led to a goal.
The striker was a constant thorn in the Azzurri defence with his physical presence and pace. Showed brilliant composure to open the scoring early on.
The Lazio wide man failed to build on his recent impressive international performances as he struggled to get involved from the bench.
A magnificent impact from the bench. His power and determination were crucial to Italy's fightback and he took his goal smartly, lifting the ball over Berezovski.