• Ivory Coast battled back from 1-0 down to claim a 2-1 victory over Japan
  • Japan fans were very hopeful before kick-off
  • Shinji Kagawa moved away from Cheick Tiote
  • Shinji Okazaki was beaten to a header by Arthur Boka
  • Keisuke Honda found the back of the net for Japan in the 16th minute
  • The Japan squad were pretty happy with the strike
  • Ivory Coast captain Yaya Toure wasn't quite as pleased
  • Didier Drogba's introduction from the bench provided Ivory Coast with a boost
  • They pulled level thanks to a goal from Wilfried Bony in the 64th minute
  • That wasn't the end of the drama as Ivory Coast secured victory thanks to a goal from Gervinho just two minutes later

Ivory Coast 2 Japan 1

Ivory Coast battled back from 1-0 down to claim a 2-1 victory over Japan