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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Chile v Australia

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  • Chile have lost one of their last seven competitive matches
Expert verdict
Chile were 3-1 victors against Australia at the 2014 World Cup and should defeat the Socceroos by a comfortable margin in the last of their Confederations Cup group games. A point would be enough for Chile to progress but they are likely to pour forward against an Australia side who were fortunate to draw 1-1 with Cameroon on Thursday.

 

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