Thursday cover: Coast to coast as Ivorians set to face off again

Liverpool’s Kolo Toure and Villarreal’s Eric Bailly make the cover of The National Sport on Thursday, May 5, 2016 as there respective teams prepare to lock horns again in the second leg of their Europa League semi-final.

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Liverpool's Kolo Toure and Villarreal's Eric Bailly make the cover of The National Sport on Thursday, May 5, 2016 as there respective teams prepare to lock horns again in the second leg of their Europa League semi-final.

Villarreal travel to Anfield defending a 1-0 lead from the first leg, but a subplot to the match is how the apprentice Bailly will come up against his master in the victorious Ivory Coast team that secured the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations title.

Read Ian Hawkey's fascinating insight into the players' backgrounds.

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