• FIFA World Cup
  • Date: Mon 16 June 2014
  • Kick-off: 23:00
  • Venue: Arena das Dunas
Ghana

Ghana

Ayew 81"

1 - 2
United States

United States

Dempsey 0"

Brooks 85"

Ghana vs United States


Team Lineups

Ghana

12 Kwarasey
4 Opare
19 Mensah
21 Boye
20 Asamoah
7 Atsu
17 Rabiu
11 Muntari
10 Ayew81"
13 Ayew
3 Gyan
Substitutes
1 Adams
2 Inkoom
5 Essien
6 Afriyie
8 Agyemang-Badu
9 Boateng
14 Adomah
15 Sumaila
18 Waris
22 Wakaso
23 Afful
16 Dauda

United States

1 Howard
23 Johnson
20 Cameron
5 Besler
7 Beasley
11 Bedoya
13 Jones
4 Bradley
15 Beckerman
8 Dempsey0"
17 Altidore
Substitutes
12 Guzan
2 Yedlin
3 Gonzalez
6 Brooks85"
9 Johannsson
10 Diskerud
14 Davis
16 Green
18 Wondolowski
19 Zusi
21 Chandler
22 Rimando

Possession Stats

53%
47%

Form Guide - FIFA World Cup

Ghana

L D L

United States

W D L L

Live Text Commentary
92:42 +2.42
 

Shot by Sulley Muntari went wide left of the target.

Full time
 

The referee blows for the end of the match.

90:57 +0.57
 

Unfair challenge on Clint Dempsey by Sulley Muntari results in a free kick. Sulley Muntari goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Michael Bradley takes the free kick.

89:34
 

Michael Essien concedes a free kick for a foul on Jermaine Jones. Michael Bradley restarts play with the free kick.

88:11
 

Corner taken by Sulley Muntari from the right by-line.

85:45
Goal
 

Corner taken by Graham Zusi. John Brooks heads the ball into the goal. Ghana 1-2 USA.Assist on the goal came from Graham Zusi.

81:50
Goal
 

Andre Ayew scores with a left foot finish. Ghana 1-1 USA.Assist on the goal came from Asamoah Gyan.

80:22
 

Michael Essien gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jermaine Jones. Free kick taken by DaMarcus Beasley.

79:34
 

Jermaine Jones fouled by Daniel Opare, the ref awards a free kick. DaMarcus Beasley restarts play with the free kick.

78:56
 

Clint Dempsey takes a shot. Tim Howard safely holds on.

76:43
Substitution
 

Albert Adomah comes on in place of Christian Atsu.

76:16
Substitution
 

Graham Zusi replaces Alejandro Bedoya.

75:18
 

Kwadwo Asamoah crosses the ball.

74:34
 

Kevin-Prince Boateng is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Tim Howard.

74:02
 

Corner taken short by Sulley Muntari.

72:25
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Kevin-Prince Boateng. Free kick taken by Tim Howard.

70:24
Substitution
 

Michael Essien replaces Mohammed Rabiu.

69:04
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by DaMarcus Beasley on Daniel Opare. Daniel Opare restarts play with the free kick.

68:30
 

Corner taken by Alejandro Bedoya from the left by-line.

67:36
 

Shot by Kevin-Prince Boateng missed to the right of the net.

64:30
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sulley Muntari by Jermaine Jones. Kwadwo Asamoah has an effort direct from the free kick. Tim Howard parries the effort to safety.

63:35
 

Corner taken by Sulley Muntari. Kevin-Prince Boateng takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand post.

63:10
 

Christian Atsu takes a shot. Geoff Cameron gets a block in.

62:48
 

Jermaine Jones takes a shot. Parried by Adam Kwarasey back into danger.

62:10
 

Foul by Andre Ayew on Fabian Johnson, free kick awarded. Michael Bradley restarts play with the free kick.

61:26
 

Christian Atsu takes a shot and missed to the left of the goal.

59:50
 

Daniel Opare gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Geoff Cameron. Tim Howard restarts play with the free kick.

58:19
 

Corner taken by Daniel Opare from the right by-line. Fabian Johnson makes a clearance.

57:58
Substitution
 

Kevin-Prince Boateng is brought on as a substitute for Jordan Ayew.

57:32
 

Asamoah Gyan takes a shot. Tim Howard parries the effort to safety.

56:45
 

Unfair challenge on Jonathan Mensah by Fabian Johnson results in a free kick. Adam Kwarasey restarts play with the free kick.

55:33
 

Header by Asamoah Gyan goes over the bar.

54:48
 

Sulley Muntari takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand upright.

49:47 +4.47
 

Asamoah Gyan takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Geoff Cameron gets a block in.

49:23 +4.23
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Christian Atsu. Clearance by Geoff Cameron.

52:03
 

Shot by Christian Atsu missed to the left of goal.

51:14
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kwadwo Asamoah by Alejandro Bedoya. Adam Kwarasey restarts play with the free kick.

50:25
 

Asamoah Gyan concedes a free kick for a foul on John Brooks. Free kick taken by Tim Howard.

Half time
 

It is the end of the first-half.

46:16 +1.16
 

Jermaine Jones fouled by Sulley Muntari, the ref awards a free kick. Jermaine Jones takes the free kick.

45:31 +0.31
 

Corner taken by Alejandro Bedoya. John Boye manages to make a clearance.

45:25
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kyle Beckerman on Asamoah Gyan. Free kick taken by Kwadwo Asamoah.

45:01
Substitution
 

John Brooks replaces Matt Besler.

44:01
 

Daniel Opare concedes a free kick for a foul on Jermaine Jones. Free kick crossed by Alejandro Bedoya. A parry by Tim Howard prevents the goal.

41:05
 

Clint Dempsey takes a shot. Tim Howard safely holds on.

38:53
 

Jermaine Jones challenges Daniel Opare unfairly and gives away a free kick. John Boye restarts play with the free kick.

38:14
 

Header by Asamoah Gyan goes harmlessly over the bar.

35:39
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Bradley on Kwadwo Asamoah. Free kick crossed by Kwadwo Asamoah restarts the game.

31:47
 

Asamoah Gyan takes a shot. Tim Howard safely holds on.

30:33
 

The offside flag is raised against Asamoah Gyan. Free kick taken by Kyle Beckerman.

29:43
 

Mohammed Rabiu concedes a free kick for a foul on Kyle Beckerman. Mohammed Rabiu is cautioned. Free kick taken by DaMarcus Beasley.

28:57
 

Shot by Kwadwo Asamoah went wide right of the net.

28:28
 

Christian Atsu takes a shot. Matt Besler gets a block in.

28:13
 

Unfair challenge on Christian Atsu by Michael Bradley results in a free kick. Christian Atsu takes the free kick.

26:54
 

Corner taken by Christian Atsu. Clearance made by Matt Besler.

25:33
 

Shot by Alejandro Bedoya went wide right of the net.

24:18
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kyle Beckerman by Jordan Ayew. Free kick taken by Matt Besler.

23:47
 

Corner taken by Christian Atsu from the right by-line. Header by John Boye misses left.

22:35
Substitution
 

Aron Johannsson comes on in place of Jozy Altidore.

18:48
 

Jermaine Jones gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Christian Atsu. Free kick taken by Mohammed Rabiu.

18:19
 

Jozy Altidore takes a shot. Blocked by Jonathan Mensah.

17:28
 

Foul by Jordan Ayew on Matt Besler, free kick awarded. Tim Howard restarts play with the free kick.

16:12
 

The offside flag is raised against Clint Dempsey. Adam Kwarasey takes the free kick.

14:11
 

A cross is delivered by Daniel Opare. Tim Howard catches the ball.

13:55
 

Centre by Jordan Ayew.

12:06
 

The ball is swung over by Jordan Ayew. Geoff Cameron makes a clearance.

11:12
 

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Tim Howard.

9:44
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Asamoah Gyan. Tim Howard takes the free kick.

6:31
 

The ball is swung over by Sulley Muntari. Jozy Altidore takes a shot.

4:37
 

Foul by Alejandro Bedoya on Christian Atsu, free kick awarded. The ball is sent over by Sulley Muntari. Header at goal by Asamoah Gyan to the left of the net.

1:57
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jermaine Jones on Andre Ayew. John Boye restarts play with the free kick.

:30
Goal
 

Clint Dempsey slots the ball left footed into the goal. Ghana 0-1 USA.The assist for the goal came from Jermaine Jones.

Kick off
 

The game gets underway.