Match Info –
Match of – Ivory Coast VS Guinea
Type – AFCON Cup
Date – 20 January 2015
Time – 16:00 GMT
Result – Ivory Coast 1 – 1 Guinea
Player list –
Ivory Coast –
Drogba, Gervinho, Toure Y, Kalou, Tiote, Die, Boka, Bamba, Toure K, Aurier, Barry
Preview before the match –
Guinea’s 3 match winning streak came to a stop when they ended up loosing to Senegal by 5-2. Before that they were showing a very good form on the field. If we take their last 5 matches into consideration then we see that they had 3 wins while they lost twice. Their wins came against Morocco U23, Uganda and Togo while their other loss came against Ghana. They will be playing as the underdogs in this match because as a team they are weaker compared to Ivory Coast.
On the other hand, Ivory Coast is coming to this match after a loss as well. They also have 2 losses in their last 5 matches while they have only 2 wins as well. One of their matches ended in draw. they scored a total of 6 goals in this time while they allowed 5 goals to be scored against them. Their offense is looking good while their defense is found extremely lacking. However they will still be the favorites in this match.