Ivory Coast had to fight for that one point. Guinea, the first opponent, scored already in the first half of the match. And when Gervinho also gets a red card it's hard to make the equalizer. Also because Gervinho was the best man of the team till that moment. Luckily there was a good attack of Seydou Doumbia and Wilfried Bony. The first one mentioned made the goal in the 72nd minute.
Also Mali didn't have a really easy match. In the first 15 minutes they were the best, but Cameroon became better and better. Mali wasn't able to attack a lot anymore. However they scored the first goal of the match in the 71st minute. From that moment Cameroon really had to make a goal, since there would come more and more pressure on the team when they wouldn't win the first match against Mali. Luckily for Cameroon Oyongo made a goal.
Because of all these draws, Group D is currently the most interesting and exciting group to follow. All teams can still go to the knock out phase and therefore Ivory Coast vs. Mali is a really important match for both teams.
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