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Brazil 3 - 1 Ivory Coast

brazil 3 - 1 ivory coast

Brazil has showed its true World Cup colors and qualified for the final 16 of the tournament with a 3-1 win against Ivory Coast in a Group G contest at Soccer City Stadium on Sunday.

Brazil’s first three shots on target led to three goals. The first two came from Luis Fabiano in 25th and 50th minutes and the third from Elano in the 62nd minute.

Elano, who also scored in Brazil’s 2-1 win over North Korea, got on the score sheet thanks to Kaka’s cross from the left, leaving him with a simple tap-in from close range.

Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba headed his team’s solo goal after 79 minutes, despite his broken arm.

Brazil will face Portugal in its final group match on Friday in Durban, while the Ivory Coast will challenge North Korea in Nelspruit at the same time.

Brazil (BRA)

Line-Up: Julio Cesar, Maicon, Lucio, Juan, Felipe Melo, Michel Bastos, Elano (Dani Alves 67"), Gilberto Silva, Luis Fabiano, Kaka, Robinho (Ramires 90")

Substitutes Not Used: Gomes, Luisao, Thiago Silva, Gilberto, Josue, Julio Baptista, Kleberson, Nilmar, Doni, Grafite

Manager: Dunga

Goals: Luis Fabiano 25", 51", Elano 62"

Booked: Kaka 85"

Sent Off: Kaka 88"

Ivory Coast (CIV)

Line-Up: Boubacar Barry, Kolo Toure, Didier Zokora, Salomon Kalou (Kader Keita 68"), Ismael Tiote, Didier Drogba, Aruna Dindane (Gervinho 54"), Siaka Tiene, Yaya Toure, Guy Demel, Emmanuel Eboue (Romaric 72")

Substitutes Not Used: Brou Angoua, Arthur Boka, Steve Gohouri, Seydou Doumbia, Jean-Jacques Gosso, Emmanuel Kone, Aristide Zogbo, Souleymane Bamba, Daniel Yeboah

Manager: Sven Goran Eriksson

Goals: Didier Drogba 79"

Booked: Siaka Tiene 31", Kader Keita 75", Ismael Tiote 86"

Referee: Stephane Lannoy (France)

Venue: Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg

Match Facts:

Shots on target: 6 (BRA) - 4 (CIV)

Shots off target: 5 (BRA) - 4 (CIV)

Ball possession (%): 57 (BRA) - 43 (CIV)

Corner kicks: 4 (BRA) - 3 (CIV)

Offside: 0 (BRA) - 2 (CIV)

Fouls committed: 16 (BRA) - 22 (CIV)

Yellow cards: 1 (BRA) - 3 (CIV)

Red cards: 1 (BRA) - 0 (CIV)

Source: presstv.ir


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