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Bony features in Ivory Coast defeat

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19:09 19th June 2014

. . . Swans striker starts in World Cup loss


Swans striker Wilfried Bony started Ivory Coast's second World Cup match as they were defeated 2-1 by Colombia.
Bony was replaced by Didier Drogba on the hour mark, and the Ivory Coast found themselves behind just three minutes later as James Rodriguez headed home from a corner.
Then, in the 70th minute, Colombia doubled their lead as Juan Quintero finished off a superb counter attack after pinching possession off Serey Die.
Former Arsenal striker Gervinho pulled one back for the Ivory Coast thanks to a wonderful solo goal, but Colombia held on for three points which sees almost moves them closer to qualification to the knockout stages.
Ivory Coast face Greece in their final group match on Tuesday.

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