Striker Didier Drogba once again finds himself on the substitutes' bench for Ivory Coast for their Group C fixture with Colombia.
striker Ivory Coast will start on the substitutes' bench for the second successive game after coach Didier Drogba opted to select Sabri Lamouchi in attack. Wilfried Bony
Drogba was thought to have a realistic chance of replacing the Swansea City man after helping his team fight back to defeat Japan on Saturday evening, but the veteran has been restricted to a place on the bench.
The one change that Lamouchi has made sees
brought in to replace former Chelsea winger Max Gradel . Salomon Kalou start with the same lineup that began their 3-0 victory over Greece, with skipper Colombia making his 100th appearance for his country. Mario Yepes Colombia: Ospina, Zuniga, Armero, Sanchez, Zapata, Yepes, Cuadrado, Aguilar, Gutierrez, Rodriguez, Ibarbo © Getty Images Ivory Coast: Barry, Aurier, Boka, Gonzaroua Die, Zokara, Bamba, Gradel, Tiote, Bony, Yaya Toure, Gervinho © Getty Images
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