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Brazil humble aggressive Ivory Coast

Brazil humble aggressive Ivory Coast
Brazil met the Ivory Coast in the Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg, as the second round of group matches in Group G got under way. (Getty Images)
Brazil humble aggressive Ivory Coast
In a largely uneventful first 20 minutes, Brazil dominated possession without really threatening the Ivory Coast goal. (Getty Images)
Brazil humble aggressive Ivory Coast
25 minutes in and all that changed as Luis Fabiano thumped a shot into the back of the net, following a neat exchange of passes with Kaka. (Getty Images)
Brazil humble aggressive Ivory Coast
After Fabiano scored a controversial second goal, which had more than a hint of handball, Elano capped off the evening with a simple tap in from a Kaka cut back. (Getty Images)
Brazil humble aggressive Ivory Coast
Minutes after scoring, the Brazilian no 7 was involved in a bad challenge which left him with a shin injury and forced his substitution. (Getty Images)
Brazil humble aggressive Ivory Coast
In the 79th minute, the Ivory Coast hit Brazil on the counter attack, with Gervinho running the length of the pitch, before the ball eventually fell to an unmarked Drogba to head in. (Getty Images)
Brazil humble aggressive Ivory Coast
In the last few minutes of the game, controversy erupted as Keita and Kaka got into a scuffle which quickly developed into a running battle between both teams as tough, aggressive tackles flew in.(Getty Images)
Brazil humble aggressive Ivory Coast
The scuffle resulted in Kaka receiving his second yellow card and his dismissal, despite replays showing that Keita clearly dived and play acted to send him off. (Getty Images)
Brazil humble aggressive Ivory Coast
Despite the dismissal, Brazil fans celebrated the win that saw the five time world champions all but book their place in the next round. (Getty Images)
Brazil humble aggressive Ivory Coast
The Seleção will now face Portugal in their final group game, as a potential round of 16 clash with Spain looms. (Getty Images)