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Bolasie's DR Congo Win In Burundi

12 November 2015

Yannick Bolasie opened the scoring for the Democratic Republic of Congo in their away victory against Burundi, as the Leopards to a big step towards moving into a World Cup qualifying group.

The Eagles star scored the first goal of the game, which ended 3-2, meaning that DR Congo hold the advantage ahead of the second leg at home in three days time.

Bolasie, who was awarded the Man of the Match for his part on the win, scored just five minutes into the game, making it 2 in 2 for the Palace winger - who had opened the scoring in the 2-1 win at Anfield last weekend.

DR Congo were then pegged back by Burundi's Cedric Amissi, who hit a goal either side of half time to put the home team in the ascendency. However, another brace - this time from DR Congo's Firmin Mubele Ndombe, who came off the bench with 20 minutes to go to settle it with strikes in the 86th and 88th minutes.

The second leg takes place back in DR Congo on the 15th November, with Bolasie's side looking like they may be able to see off the threat and continue to stake their claim for a place at the 2018 World Cup.

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