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Cote d'Ivoire 2-1 Japan: Gervinho & Bony head home to deny Honda hammering

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Second-half headers from Wilfried Bony and Gervinho completed a Cote d'Ivoire comeback as they defeated Japan 2-1 on Saturday.

Keisuke Honda put Alberto Zaccheroni's men into the lead with a wonderful finish, controlling the ball in the box with his first touch then hammering into the top corner at the near post with his second touch.

Sabri Lamouchi's team were profligate in the first half but Didier Drogba's arrival in the second half sparked the Elephants into life and quikfire goals from Bony then Gervinho midway through the second half turned the scoreline on its head.

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