Andreas Samaris Goal Video: Watch Greece Player Score Against Ivory Coast in World Cup

Andreas Samaris notched the first goal in the Greece-Ivory Coast World Cup game on Tuesday.

The Greek player scored in the 42nd minute.

Both teams are attacking hard but now only Greece has been able to capitalize. Both goalies have made impressive saves.

The standings in Group C are close. Greece will advance with a win and a Japan loss or draw to Colombia. Ivory Coast will advance with a win. It will also advance with a draw and a Japan loss or draw.

See an Associated Press story from before the game below.

Drogba starts for Ivory Coast against Greece

FORTALEZA, Brazil—Didier Drogba is starting for the Ivory Coast in their final group game against Greece, while Yaya and Kolo Toure were also included despite the recent death of their brother Ibrahim.

Drogba came on as a second-half substitute in the two previous Group C matches, a win against Japan and loss to already-advanced Colombia.

Greece coach Fernando Santos brought in midfielder Lazaros Christodoulopoulos, shaking up his roster to compensate for the suspension of veteran Costas Katsouranis.

Striker Georgios Samaras will also play further forward supporting Dimitris Salpingidis in attack.



Greece: Orestis Karnezis, Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Kostas Manolas, Jose Holebas, Vassilis Torosidis, Giannis Maniatis, Panagiotis Kone, Lazaros Christodoulopoulos, Giorgos Karagounis, Georgios Samaras, Dimitris Salpingidis.

Ivory Coast: Baboucar Barry, Souleymane Bamba, Arthur Boka, Kolo Toure, Serge Aurier, Ismael Tiote, Yaya Toure, Die Serey, Didier Drogba, Solomon Kalou, Gervinho.

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