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North Korea Vs Ivory Coast World Cup 2010 Live, Highlights, Preview and Team News

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June 24, 2010 - Nelspruit, South Africa - epa02220282 North Korea's national soccer team head coach Kim Jong Hun speaks during a press conference at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, South Africa, 24 June 2010. North Korea will face Ivory Coast in the FIFA 2010 World Cup group G soccer match at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on June 25.

North Korea may ring the changes after picking the same starting XI in their opening two matches.
Coach Kim Jong-hun is likely revert to an even more defensive system as they look to salvage pride after their 7-0 thrashing against Portugal.
The Ivory Coast need goals, so they are likely to restore Gervinho in attack after he impressed off the bench against Brazil.
One match from suspension: Pak Chol-jin, Hong Yong-jo (North Korea); Demel, Keita, Tiene, Tiote, Zokora (Ivory Coast) (BBC Sport)

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With only pride left to play for North Korea coach Jong-hun will be hoping to avoid another heavy defeat whereas Ivory Coast will have faint hopes of qualification but will have to win big in Nelspruit and then hope that Brazil beat Portugal in a similar manner to have any chance of making it to the last 16.

Highlights of previous World Cup group matches these two have taken part in.

Brazil 3-1 Ivory Coast


Brazil 3-1 Ivory Coast (Highlights)

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Portugal 7-0 North Korea


Portugal 7-0 North Korea (Highlights)

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