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Ivory Coast vs Japan, World Cup Group Stage Open Thread

japan ivory coast Ivory Coast vs Japan, World Cup Group Stage Open Thread

For viewers in the United States, here’s where you can watch the Ivory Coast vs Japan, 9pm ET game:

• English language: ESPN and WatchESPN
• Spanish language: Univision, Univision Deportes Network and Univision online
• Portuguese language: ESPN Deportes

Starting line-ups: 

Japan: Kawashima, Uchida, Honda, Nagatomo, Morishige, Okazaki, Kagawa, Yamaguchi, Hasebe, Osako, Yoshida

Ivory Coast: Barry, Boka, Zokora, Kalou, Tiote, Gervinho, Bony, Aurier, Y.Toure, Serey, Bamba

SEE MORE — Everything you need to know about the World Cup.

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11 Responses to Ivory Coast vs Japan, World Cup Group Stage Open Thread

  1. Brian says:

    I like that Ivory Coast team. Leaving out the older players, like Drogba, is a real statement of intent. They have the talent but always fail to impress. If Gervinho can replicate his club form with Roma and Yaya is influential in midfield then I can see this team go far.

    Japan are always entertaining but they haven’t been very impressive leading up to the World Cup. All eyes on them to see what they can do.

  2. San Fransiscan says:

    Looks like ESPN are using the FIFA feed for this one.

  3. Jeff says:

    That was a brilliant goal by Honda!

  4. Christopher Harris says:

    Excellent defending so far by Japan. A lot of critical tackles and blocks to prevent CIV from scoring.

  5. Jeff says:

    Wow – two crosses & two headers = two goals & Ivory Coast comes from nowhere to shock Japan (whose goalkeeper did a shocking job in regards to the 2nd goal)

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