The 21st match of the ongoing 2014 FIFA World Cup will have Colombia facing Ivory Coast scheduled on the 19th day of June at Estadio Nacional located in Brasilia. The match will kickoff at exactly GMT -3 Brazilian time.
This group C match will be an interesting one since both the two teams will be fighting to secure a chance in the next level of the summer tournament. The African giant, Ivory Coast, will have to do their best so as to make their stay in the tournament long lived.
They will therefore maximize on any opportunity that will be in place. Colombia on the other hand will note lag behind, they will showcase the best of their skills as far as world cup is concerned.
- Colombia vs Ivory Coast Live Stream
- Group C, 2014 FIFA World Cup
- Kick Off: 12.00 pm ET
- Venue: Estádio Nacional de Brasilia
- Top Channels: ESPN, Sony Six HD, Azteca Deportes En Vivo etc
Colombia vs Ivory Coast: Group C Match Preview
When Colombia faced Greece in their opening match, it secured victory. It is quite evident that their morale has received a major boosting as they prepare for the other matches ahead. To be sure of making it to the round 16, Colombia have to win this match. From history, 1990 is the last time Colombia made it past the group stages.
Colombia have to break their own history through winning this match against African giants. Jose Pekerman who is the manager of Colombia has got much confidence in his squad. He is optimistic that his men will absolutely work their best during the match ahead of them.
During the last match, all that was under plans worked out perfectly. It is therefore with great hopes that Colombia will keep on winning even though it will not be an easy task.
Ivory Coast on the other hand will also be coming to this match with three points in store, they won them during their clash with Japan in the opening match. Within the first 99 seconds, Ivory Coast netted twice placing their bar much higher than their counterparts.
Sabri Lamouchi who is the manager of Ivory Coast want to keep the performance of the team consistent all through. Ivory Coast will be hoping to get the other 3 points in the upcoming match.
The team has got quality players who are reliable as far as winning the 19th June match is concerned. Ivory Coast will all have had a boosted morale as they face the South American team.
Colombia vs Ivory Coast: Best Players Of The Match
Colombia is a team that will depend on the skills and efforts of Pablo Armero, Teofilo Gutlerrez and James Rodriguez. The trio players will make a perfect combination as far as Colombia want to win their second match. The boss of Colombia have much confident in the above players who will play an important role in the match.
Ivory Coast, the African based team will have to depend more on Didier Drogba, Wilfred Bony and Serge Aurier. The three player were a center of attention during Ivory Coast’s opening match against Japan.
They played very impressive football hence are scheduled to shine even more. They will be used as the greatest weapon against Colombia in the upcoming match.
Colombia vs Ivory Coast: Head-to-Head
From the books of records, the two teams, Ivory Coast and Colombia, have never faced each other before. This is going to be their first match against each other.
Ivory Coast vs Colombia: Match Forecast
Ivory Coast with much vigor and strength they possess will make it a hard time for their counterparts, Colombia. Colombia however is a team that can pull greater surprises. AT the 90th minute, the score line will be 2-1 in favor of Colombia.