Sports activities News of Sunday, 30 June 2019
Mohamed Yattara scored a brace of plans as Guinea defeated 10-guy Burundi 2- in their Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash on Sunday to give on their own a strong probability of a put in the knockout stages.
The victory indicates Guinea end third in their pool guiding Madagascar and Nigeria, but their four details will very likely make them among the four very best third-placed finishers that progress to the next round.
Yattara was the most influential participant on the pitch as a foul on him led to an early purple card for Burundi’s Christophe Nduwarugira, prior to he netted his two objectives.
Debutants Burundi exit the levels of competition with 3 defeats and no aims scored in what has been a challenging introduction to continental finals for the East African country.
Guinea were devoid of Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita, who did not recover in time from a knock he picked up in the 1- loss to Nigeria in the team’s earlier fixture.
Burundi were being in problems within 12 minutes when proper-back again Nduwarugira obtained a straight purple card right after keeping again Yattara when his weak again-pass threatened to allow for the Guinea ahead on goal.
Nduwarugira walked off the subject in tears, leaving his side to play the majority of the recreation with a numerical disadvantage.
Burundi’s Pierrot Kwizera compelled a good stop from Guinea goalkeeper Ibrahim Kone with a lengthy-selection drive, but it was Guinea who broke the deadlock.
A cross from Francois Kamano was only cleared to Yattara inside the box and he turned the ball property with a a single-touch end on 25 minutes.
He doubled the guide seven minutes after the split as the Burundi defence was stretched and Ibrahima Traore’s cross was very easily concluded by the Auxerre ahead.
Jose Kante ought to have additional a third when he aspect-footed vast with just the keeper to beat but Guinea ended up comfortably in a position to keep on to their advantage as Burundi unsuccessful to create clear-slice chances.