World Cup: Result GHANA 1 – 2 USA, Goals by Clint Dempsey, and Brooks, Monday 16 June 2014, Group G

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62% Ball Possession GHANA and 38% Ball Possession USA
Ghana team   Ghana 1 – 2 USA   United States team
1′ Clint Dempsey             82′ André Ayew
86′ John Brooks

United States scoring their first fastest goal in a World Cup game in less than 1 minute!   There are 5 Italian Serie A players called up for Ghana while no Serie A players in the USA.

It is midfielder Clint Dempsey to open the score in the 1st minute. ! The assist by midfielder Jermaine Jones to Dempsey making his way running fast to deliver a left footed shot leaving Ghana goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey on the ground almost like making a split on his attempt to save in the bottom right corner.

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Ghana equalizing in the 82nd minute Goal by Ghana with midfielder André Ayew defeating USA goalkeeper Tim Howard with a left footed shoin the bottom left corner with assist by forward Asamoah Gyan.

USA taking back the lead in the 86th minute USA defender John Brooks with a headed shot in the center. The assist by Graham Zusi.

Italian Serie A players in the game Ghana vs USA

5 Italian Serie A players with Ghana National Football team:

AC Milan midfielder Michael Essien, AC Milan midfielder Sulley Muntari, Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah, Udinese midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, Parma midfielder Afriyie Acquah,

United States National Football team: No Serie A players

Note: The ex AS Roma midfielder Michael Bradley playing for USA. Bradley transferred on January 9, 2014 to MLS team Toronto FC.

AC Milan midfielder Sulley Muntari wearing shirt number 11 attempting to stop USA forward Clint Dempsey before the final shoot resulting in the goal leaving Ghana goalkeeper frustrated just observing the ball inside the net.


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Group   G

Ghana 1 – 2 USA
Estadio das Dunas,
Natal, Brazil,
Monday 16 June 2014

Referee: Jonas Eriksson (SWE)
Assistant Referee 1:   Mathias KLASENIUS (SWE)
Assistant Referee 2: Daniel WARNMARK (SWE)
Fourth official: Norbert HAUATA (TAH)

Goals: 1′ Clint Dempsey (U), 82′ André Ayew, 86′ John Brooks

Official formations – Lineups:

GHANA (4-4-2): Kwarasey; Opare, Mensah, Boye, K. Asamoah; Atsu, Rabiu, Muntari, A. Ayew; Asamoah Gyan, J. Ayew.

Coach.: Appiah.

USA (4-4-1-1): Howard; Beasley, Cameron, Besler, Johnson; Jones, Bradley, Beckermann, Bedoya; Dempsey; Altidore.

Coach: Klinsmann.

Referee: Jonas Eriksson (Sweden).

redright1What do you think of the results? Which players surprised you or disappointed you and why?