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

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E Frankfurt v RB Leipzig

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Key stats
  • Nine of Timo Werner's 16 Leipzig goals this season have come on the road
Expert verdict
Leipzig had a decent record after Champions League matches this season, winning four and drawing twice following their maiden European adventures, and it could pay to back them to follow up Thursday's fine 3-1 success at Napoli. Eintracht Frankfurt are having a fine season, however, they are punching above their weight and the extra class in the visiting ranks can shine through.

 

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