This will be the first ever meeting between Greece and Ivory Coast.
Greece’s previous World Cup games against African opposition were both against Nigeria, losing in 1994 (0-2) and winning in 2010 (2-1).
Greece have only won one of their 8 games at World Cup (L6).
Greece have failed to score in seven of their eight World Cup games while their clean sheet last time out against Japan was their first ever at a World Cup.
Ivory Coast have conceded two or more goals in five of their eight World Cup matches.
Gervinho is the first Ivory Coast player to score in consecutive World Cup matches.
Eight of Ivory Coast’s 12 goals at the World Cup have been scored after the 60th minute of games.
The Ivorians have scored in seven of their eight World Cup games.
Five of Ivory Coast’s last nine World Cup goals have been headers.