Zambia vs. Ivory Coast, 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Final: Yaya Toure Blows Golden Chance

Well now that's more like it from the Ivory Coast. The favourites manage to break down the left, and although it looks like they're penned in near the corner flag with Salomon Kalou surrounded by green shirts, the Chelsea man manages to extract the ball with a superb pass to Gervinho, which sparks off a lovely move. He passes to Yaya Toure, who lays the ball off to Jean-Jacques Gosso wide right. The low cross comes into Didier Drogba and the captain manages to feed Toure, unmarked at the top of the box.

It should be 1-0 but it isn't - the Manchester City star's curling shot doesn't work at all and ends up well wide of a relieved Kennedy Mweene's right-hand post. A goal on that, which was the first real chance the Ivorians have created from open play, would have been really harsh on Zambia, who have been full value for the draw so far, but Toure will be kicking himself for missing that. 33 minutes gone and it's still 0-0.

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