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  • 6/27/2010

USA 1 - 2 Ghana

usa 1 - 2 ghana
Ghana has reached the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time after beating the United States 2-1 after extra time at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium.

Striker Asamoah Gyan scored the winning goal, his third in the tournament, in the third minute of extra time after shrugging off Carlos Bocanegra and lashing a half-volley over Tim Howard in the USA goal.

Attacking midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng scored the opener for Ghana in the fifth minute.

In the second half, Landon Donovan equalized the match for the USA from the penalty spot in the 62nd minute.

Ghana is the last African team still in the competition and will seek to become the first team from the continent to reach the World Cup semi-finals when they tackle Uruguay in the last eight at Soccer City in Johannesburg on July 2.

United States (USA)

Line-Up: Tim Howard, Carlos Bocanegra, Michael Bradley, Steven Cherundolo, Clint Dempsey, Landon Donovan, Jonathan Bornstein, Ricardo Clark (Maurice Edu 31'), Jay DeMerit, Jozy Altidore (Herculez Gomez 91'), Robbie Findley (Benny Feilhaber 46')

Substitutes Not Used: Jonathan Spector, Oguchi Onyewu, DaMarcus Beasley, Stuart Holden, Edson Buddle, Francisco Torres, Brad Guzan, Clarence Goodson, Marcus Hahnemann

Manager: Bob Bradley

Goals: Landon Donovan (penalty) 62'

Booked: Ricardo Clark 7', Steven Cherundolo 17', Carlos Bocanegra 68'

Ghana (GHA)

Line-Up: Hans Sarpei (Lee Addy 72'), Asamoah Gyan, John Pantsil, John Mensah, Anthony Annan, Samuel Inkoom (Sulley Muntari 113'), Jonathan Mensah, Dede Ayew, Kwadwo Asamoah, Richard Kingson, Kevin Prince Boateng (Stephen Appiah 78')

Substitutes Not Used: Daniel Agyei, Derek Owusu Boateng, Prince Tagoe, Matthew Amoah, Isaac Vorsah, Stephen Ahorlu, Ibrahim Ayew, Dominic Adiyiah, Quincy Owusu-Abeyie

Manager: Milovan Rajevac

Goals: Kevin Prince Boateng 5', Asamoah Gyan 93'

Booked: Jonathan Mensah 61', Dede Ayew 90'

Referee: Viktor Kassai (Hungary)

Venue: Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Rustenburg

Match Facts:

Shots on target: 8 (USA) - 6 (GHA)

Shots off target: 8 (USA) - 8 (GHA)

Ball possession (%): 51 (USA) - 49 (GHA)

Corner kicks: 5 (USA) - 4 (GHA)

Offside: 1 (USA) - 5 (GHA)

Fouls committed: 11 (USA) - 18 (GHA)

Yellow cards: 3 (USA) - 2 (GHA)

Red cards: 0 (USA) - 0 (GHA)

Source: presstv.ir


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