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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Wolfsburg v W Bremen

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Key stats
  • Wolfsburg and Werder Bremen have scored just 45 goals between them in 42 Bundesliga games
Expert verdict
Two of the Bundesliga's most recognisable clubs are in real danger of dropping out of the division this term and on recent form it's difficult to be confident about either of Wolfsburg or Bremen's chances. A chronic lack of goals continues to hinder both sides and with so much at stake, this looks sure to be a cagey affair.

 

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