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Ivory Coast 1-0 Mali: Yaya Toure plays higher and the Ivory Coast play better

February 8, 2012
Ivory Coast 1-0 Mali: Yaya Toure plays higher and the Ivory Coast play better

Gervinho’s solo goal sets up a final between the Ivory Coast and Zambia.
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Ivory Coast 3-0 Equatorial Guinea: Ivory Coast reliant on set-pieces and mistakes

February 5, 2012
Ivory Coast 3-0 Equatorial Guinea: Ivory Coast reliant on set-pieces and mistakes

The individual quality of Didier Drogba and Yaya Toure proved too much for Equatorial Guinea, but the Ivory Coast are yet to convince.
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Brazil 3-1 Ivory Coast: Brazil always in control

June 20, 2010
Brazil 3-1 Ivory Coast: Brazil always in control

Classic Brazil under Dunga. A comfortable victory, won by controlling the ball when they have it, and controlling the space when they don’t.
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Ivory Coast 0-0 Portugal: defensive organisation defeats attacking talent

June 15, 2010
Ivory Coast 0-0 Portugal: defensive organisation defeats attacking talent

A hard-fought draw in a game that was a must-not-lose rather than a must-win for both sides. There was a disappointing lack of goalmouth action, but both defences were excellently organised.
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Ivory Coast’s uphill task just got even steeper

June 4, 2010
Ivory Coast’s uphill task just got even steeper

Ivory Coast were been labelled the dark horses of this tournament by many, presumably all of whom were fortunate enough to miss their pathetic display at this year’s Africa Cup of Nations, where they recorded a 0-0 draw with Burkina Faso in the group stage, and were eventually knocked out by an average Algeria...
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