Gervinho goal saves Ivory Coast in opener

A LATE goal from Gervinho earned Africa Cup of Nations favourites Ivory Coast a 2-1 victory over Togo in their opening Group D fixture.

The Elephants were struggling to live up to their pre-tournament billing before Gervinho struck with Togo's Jonathan Ayiye cancelling out Yaya Toure's early goal.

Boylesports make Ivory Coast 5-4 to win the competition and Togo were pushed out to 125-1 by Coral.

 

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St-Etienne v Toulouse

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Toulouse have lost only one of their last six away matches in Ligue 1
Expert verdict
Only relegated GFC Ajaccio and Troyes won fewer games than Toulouse in Ligue 1 last season but results have certainly improved since Pascal Dupraz took charge in March. Toulouse started this campaign with a goalless draw in Marseille and a 4-1 drubbing of Bordeaux and they are worth backing to frustrate a St-Etienne side who took only one point off them in 2015-16.

 

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