Substitute Aristide Bance struck with an 81st-minute free-kick to help Burkina Faso into the semifinals of the African Nations Cup at the expense of Tunisia.
Bance's right-foot shot into the bottom corner, from a set-piece awarded after Syam Ben Youssef's handball, put Burkina Faso on course for a 2-0 win in Libreville to go through to face either Egypt or Morocco.
Bance almost made it 2-0 in Burkina Faso's next attack but hit the post this time, and instead it fell to Prejuce Nakoulma to settle...
The last eight are set for the African Nations Cup, and ESPN FC's Nick Ames breaks down the four knockout-round matches to assess which teams have the best chance to advance and perhaps win the biennial continental tournament.
Burkina Faso vs. Tunisia
On paper, this is the quarterfinal tie that stands out the least; on the pitch in Libreville, things might be quite different. Tunisia, often known for being niggly and attritional, have played attractive attacking football at this tournament under...
Tunisia eased into the quarterfinals of the African Nations Cup with a 4-2 win over Zimbabwe.
Needing only a draw to seal their qualification as Group B runners-up, Tunisia stormed 3-0 in front in 36 minutes and led 4-1 at half-time.
Zimbabwe salvaged some pride with a second goal but Tunisia's progression was never under any threat.
The opening goal came in the ninth minute when a corner was sent directly to Naim Sliti 20 yards out and his deflected shot beat Zimbabwe keeper Tatenda Mkuruva.