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.

 

Match in Focus

19:30 Fr 20Jan BT3

Freiburg v B Munich

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Bayern Munich have scored only 12 of their 38 Bundesliga goals away from home this season
Expert verdict
Bayern Munich went into the winter break on a high after a 3-0 win over high-flying Leipzig and they should start pulling away from the rest of the Bundesliga field, beginning with a win at Freiburg. The hosts had a solid first half of the season but have lost five of their six matches against teams above them in the table and that gulf in class could be apparent against the champions.

 

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