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Starting XI: Colombia v Ivory Coast

World Cup
 
Group C
 
Teams: Colombia v Ivory Coast
 
Date: 19 June 2014
 
Venue: Estádio Nacional
 
Ivory Coast will be hoping to get their second win of the tournament when they take on Group C leaders, Colombia at Estadio Nacional.
 
The Ivorians had to dig deep in their opening game, coming from a goal down to beat Japan 2-1.
 
It's yet to be seen if Didier Drogba will make his first start of the tournament, after impressing coming on from the bench against the Japanese.
 
The Elephants previous two encounters against South American opposition have ended in losses, losing 2-1 to Argentina in 2006, before a 3-1 loss to Brazil in 2010.
 
Colombia, meanwhile, also come into this fixture on the back of an impressive 3-1 win over Greece in their opening World Cup clash.
 
The team has not struggled for goals, despite the absence of star striker, Radamel Falcao, with the likes of Jackson Martinez and James Rodiriguez more than couple of producing moments of individual brilliance.
 
The Colombian's record against Africans at the World Cup, has seen them lose to Cameroon in 1990 and beat Tunisia in 1998.
 
This will be the first ever clash between Colombia and Ivory Coast.
 
Here's how they line up:
 
Colombia: Ospina, Zapata, Yepes, Sanchez, Armero, Aguilar, Gutierrez, Rodriguez, Cuadrado, Ibarbo, Zuniga
 
Ivory Coast: Barry, Boka, Zokora, Tiote, Gervinho, Bony, Gradel, Aurier, Y Toure, Serey, Bamba 
 

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