10 interesting stats ahead of Ivory Coast vs Greece

0 – Greece forward Georgios Samaras is yet to have a shot on target in two matches at this tournament having played the full 180 minutes.

0 – Ivory Coast have not made it past the group stage in either of their two previous World Cup campaigns.

1 – Greece have only scored in 1 of their 8 World Cup matches.

2 – Ivory Coast have conceded two or more goals in five of their eight World Cup matches. They were beaten 2-1 by Colombia last time out.

6 – All three Portuguese coaches have failed to win a single match so far the 2014 World Cup (Greece, Iran and Portugal).

7 – Ivory Coast have scored in seven of their eight World Cup games. A 0-0 with Portugal four years ago is the only time the African Nation have been shut out.

13% – Greece have won only 1 of their 8 World Cup matches.

33% – Ivory Coast have won 1, drawn 1 and lost 1 in their three previous World Cup matches versus European nations. They beat Serbia & Montenegro 1-0 in their first-ever World Cup match at Germany 2006 before losing 2-1 to the Netherlands in the same group. Four years ago they opened with a 0-0 draw against Portugal.

75% – Greece have lost 6 of their World Cup matches.

289 – Greece have gone 289 minutes without scoring a World Cup goal since beating Nigeria four years ago. They have played three full matches since.