Gervinho

  • As it happened: Japan vs Colombia and Greece vs Ivory Coast, World Cup 2014 June 25, 2014

    Catch all the Live updates from both the Group C matches as Japan look for missing spark against Colombia whereas Greece take on a resurgent Ivory Coast. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) Coach Alberto Zaccheroni must urgently find a way to unlock Japan's attacking potential against already-qualified Colombia but...
  • World Cup 2014: Drogba inspires Ivory Coast to 2-1 win over Japan June 15, 2014

    Brazil: Didier Drogba came off the bench to inspire Ivory Coast to a 2-1 comeback victory over Japan in a World Cup Group C match on Saturday. Drogba, who had been carrying an injury, came on in the 62nd minute when his team was losing 1-0. The talismanic striker's arrival immediately lifted...
  • Drogba farewell to overshadow Ivorian campaign at World Cup June 5, 2014

    Didier Drogba will make his final bow for Ivory Coast at a major tournament in Brazil but the west African country hope a new generation of strikers can drive them past the first round at the World Cup finals. The 36-year-old Drogba has been a talismanic figure for his country, leading...
  • Roma brush Milan aside to keep title hopes alive April 26, 2014

    AS Roma kept their slim title hopes alive as a stunning Miralem Pjanic goal and a Gervinho tap-in earned a 2-0 home win over AC Milan and a ninth straight Serie A victory on Friday. The result cut the gap between second-placed Roma and Juventus to five points before the league...
  • Roma beat Parma to close in on Juventus in Serie A April 3, 2014

    Rome: Roma beat Parma 4-2 in a rescheduled Serie A game at home on and have cut Juventus' lead to eight points. Parma suffered their third defeat in a row following an unbeaten run of 16 games as they could not contain the inspired Roma players, reported xinhua. Roma struck first in...
  • Roma sink Torino with Florenzi's added time winner March 26, 2014

    A stoppage-time goal from substitute Alessandro Florenzi gave AS Roma a 2-1 win over Torino in Serie A on Tuesday after Ciro Immobile had scored with a stunning effort for the visitors. Ivory Coast winger Gervinho set up both goals for second-placed Roma as they took another step towards making sure...
  • Roma breeze past Chievo, Immobile treble for Torino March 23, 2014

    First-half goals by Gervinho and Mattia Destro helped AS Roma strengthen their grip on second place in Serie A with a 2-0 win at Chievo Verona on Saturday. Ivorian attacker Gervinho slid home the opener in the 17th minute after a defensive mix-up. Destro doubled the lead with his eighth league...
  • Gervinho double helps Roma down Napoli in thriller February 6, 2014

    Two goals from in-form Gervinho, including the winner two minutes from time, gave AS Roma a thrilling 3-2 victory in their Italian Cup semi-final first leg against Napoli at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday. Gervinho's goals helped Roma to their sixth straight win and handed Rudi Garcia's side a slender...
  • Roma move within 6 points of Juventus; Napoli held 1-1 at home January 26, 2014

    Rome: Ivory Coast forward Gervinho set up one goal and scored another as Roma moved within six points of Serie A leader Juventus with a 3-1 victory at Hellas Verona on Sunday. Gervinho provided the cross for Adem Ljajic's goal in the 45th minute then scored himself on the hour mark...
  • AS Roma beat Juventus 1-0 in Italian Cup quarters January 22, 2014

    Rome: Gervinho scored a late winner as AS Roma beat league leaders Juventus 1-0 in the Italian Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday. The Ivory Coast forward acrobatically finished Kevin Strootman's cross after a well-worked move with substitute Miralem Pjanic to line up a two-legged semi-final with either Napoli or Lazio. It was a...
  • Inspirational Gervinho helps Roma end draw sequence December 8, 2013

    Serie A title challengers AS Roma ended a run of four successive draws with an enthralling 2-1 win over Fiorentina on Sunday, helped by an inspirational display from Gervinho who set up both their goals. The Ivorian has enjoyed a new lease of life since his move from Arsenal in the...
  • Roma crush Bologna 5-0 to return top of Serie A September 30, 2013

    Milan: Roma maintained their perfect start to the season with a 5-0 win over Bologna to return to the top of Serie A on Sunday, while Juventus kept up the pressure on the capital side with a 1-0 victory in a heated derby at city rival Torino. Roma are two points...
  • Gervinho completes Roma move from Arsenal August 8, 2013

    London: Arsenal have announced forward Gervinho has completed his move to AS Roma for an undisclosed fee. Gervinho had a medical at the Serie A club over the weekend and on Thursday Arsenal confirmed they had sold the Ivory Coast international. The 26-year-old forward spent two seasons at Arsenal after...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Monday July 29, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Monday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip involving the leading clubs and top players around the world. Pep Guardiola to offer 40 million pounds for David Luiz? The 26-year-old defender has returned for pre-season with Chelsea under new Stamford Bridge boss Jose Mourinho and Guardiola...
  • Arsenal's Gervinho set for Roma move July 29, 2013

    London: Roma are set to sign Gervinho from Arsenal after the Serie A club submitted an improved bid of £7million for the Ivory Coast international, reports the Daily Star. The Gunners reportedly rejected a £6m offer from Roma but have now accepted a better offer from the Italian club. New Roma coach...
  • French club Lyon deny the bid for Arsenal Forward Gervinho July 21, 2013

    According to a report in Sky Sports, Lyon coach Remi Garde has ruled out the possibility of signing Arsenal forward Gervinho this summer. The Ivorian star has been linked with a move away from the Emirates this summer after struggling to establish himself last term with Italian giants Roma. Gervinho was...
  • Arsenal's Gervinho flattered to be linked with Marseille June 20, 2013

    Arsenal player Gervinho is flattered to be linked with French club Marseille as his future with Gunners is subject to speculation. The 26-year-old Ivory Coast international hasn't made much impact at the Emirates since his move from Lille in 2011. However, Marseille, along with Atletico Madrid and Galatasaray, have continued...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours June 14, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Friday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Manchester City hire Manuel Pellegrini as new manager Manchester City have hired Manuel Pellegrini as the club's new manager to replace the fired Roberto Mancini. The 59-year-old...
  • Gervinho could leave Arsenal to join Marseille June 14, 2013

    According to a report in The Daily Mail, French club Marseille have confirmed their interest in signing Arsenal striker Gervinho. The 26-year-old Ivory Coast international cost Arsenal £11 million from Lille and has struggled to make an impact in the Premier League last season. Marseille assistant coach Franck Passi confirmed the...
  • Arsenal register easy 4-1 win over Reading March 30, 2013

    Arsenal beat relegation threatened Reading 4-1 at the Emirates Stadium keeping up the pressure in the race for Champions League qualification with Reading going to the bottom of the goals. Gervinho scored the first goal in the 11th minute with Santi Cazola, Olivier Giroud scoring in the 48th and the...
  • Monreal and Gervinho scores as Arsenal beat Swansea March 16, 2013

    Swansea: Arsenal remained firmly in the race for Champions League qualification after Nacho Monreal and Gervinho secured a 2-0 win at Swansea on Saturday. The Gunners went within two points of fourth-place Chelsea and four of third-place Tottenham, with their London rivals both playing on Sunday. Monreal broke the deadlock in the...
  • Arsenal struggling with lack of quality players October 25, 2012

    London: For Arsenal it seemed their chickens came home to roost as their proud record of never having lost to foreign opposition at the Emirates Stadium ended with a whimper on Wednesday. Their 2-0 defeat by Schalke 04 may not prove terminal to their hopes of reaching the last 16...
  • Arsenal beat Olympiakos 3-1 in Champions League October 4, 2012

    London: Arsenal maintained its perfect start to the Champions League on Wednesday, with Gervinho, Lukas Podolski and Aaron Ramsey scoring in a 3-1 victory over Olympiakos. Gervinho's 43rd minute-opener was quickly canceled out as Kostas Mitroglou headed the Greek champions level before halftime, but Arsenal was back in control after the...
  • Zambia win African Cup after penalty shoot-out February 13, 2012

    Libreville, Gabon: Zambia returned to the scene of their worst sporting tragedy to make it a place of unrestrained joy after winning a nerve-racking African Cup of Nations final on Sunday on penalties over tournament favorites Ivory Coast. Stophira Sunzu scored the deciding sudden-death spot-kick after Gervinho missed for the Ivorians,...