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TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations / Matchday 1
Alexandria Stadium / 07.07.2019
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Updated 07/07/2019 at 18:40 GMT
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Bolasie... OVER!! Madagascar are through to the quarter finals! They win 4-2 on penalties.
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Mombris scores! Congo have to do the same or they sre out.
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M'Poku scores again as Congo hold on.
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Fontaine scores! 3-1 Madagascar!
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Bakambu keeps Congo in it.
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Metanire scores for Madagascar!
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Tisserand for Congo.... BLAZES OVER! Advantage Madagascar.
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Madagascar to take first and it is Amada.... SCORES!
120' + 1
Full time, and it is penalties...
119'
Bolasie wins another corner, with a minute added on.
118'
CHANCE! Meschak beats Morel for pace. but his cross is dealt with brilliantly by Razak.That could have gone anywhere.
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CHANCE! Bolasie takes a short corner and gets a return before unleashing a shot that flies just wide.
113'
Interestingly, Madagascar have taken three key players ahead of a penalty shootout.
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Andriatsima coming off for Madagascar to be replaced by Njiva.
108'
CHANCE! Meschak's pace again causes havoc for Congo, and his shot is saved by Melvin. Bakambu can't quite get to the rebound.
105'
Quick turnaround and the second period of extra time starts.
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Jeremy Morel is replacing Andrea for Madagascar.
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Bakambu goes close after good play by Meschak.
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CLOSE AGAIN! Congo queuing up whenever they get a set piece. It is scrambled clear by Madagascar.
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Mpeku was booked a few minutes ago. Missed that earlier...
Issama Mpeko
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Issama Mpeko
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