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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Augsburg v B Dortmund

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  • Dortmund have won five of their last six Bundesliga away fixtures
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Borussia Dortmund lost 2-0 at home to Bayer Leverkusen on the opening weekend of the season but can respond with a win at Augsburg. Jurgen Klopp's men have a habit of recovering strongly from the occasional poor result and should be too good for Augsburg, who have been weakened by the departure of some key players.

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