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Match 7 Dresden - Rudolf-Harbig-Stadion
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14 July
1:1 (0:1)
  • Sydney LEROUX (70')
  • Elizabeth CUDJOE (7')

Referee Dagmar DAMKOVA (CZE)

Summary

Leroux to the rescue for USA

Leroux to the rescue for USA

Ghana made an impressive debut appearance in the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup as they took the lead against defending champions USA and held on until midway through the second half when Sydney Leroux claimed the equaliser in a 1-1 draw in Dresden. It was the first time the US have not won their opening fixture in the tournament and they have work to do if they are to follow up their triumph at ...

Highlights

Line-up

USA
GHA
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Jill ELLIS (USA)
(GHA) James DADZIE
Officials
  • Referee: Dagmar DAMKOVA (CZE)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Maria Luisa VILLA GUTIERREZ (ESP)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Yolanda PARGA RODRIGUEZ (ESP)
  • Fourth official: Florence GUILLEMIN (FRA)

Photos

  • Kendall Johnson (L), Toni Pressley (R) of USA and Samira Suleman (C) of  Ghana compete for the ball
  • Crystal Dunn (L) of USA and Deborah Afriyie (R) of Ghana compete for the ball
  • Amber Brookds #20 of USA and Elizabeth Addo (L) of Ghana compete for the ball
  • Crystal Dunn #4 of USA and Samira Suleman #7 of Ghana compete for the ball
  • Toni Pressley (L) of USA and Faiza Ibrahim (R) of Ghana compete for the ball during the 2010 FIFA Women's World Cup Group D match between USA and Ghana
  • Crystal Dunn #4 of USA and Samira Suleman #7 of Ghana compete for the ball
  • DRESDEN, GERMANY - JULY 14: Jill Ellis, head coach of USA looks on prior to the 2010 FIFA Women's Wo
  • Sydney Leroux #19 of USA and Juliet Acheampong #15 of Ghana compete for the ball
  • Christine Nairn #11 of USA and Janet Egyir #4 of Ghana compete for the ball

Quotes

"The game was keenly contested and for me the result showed that both teams are equally good," James Kukuu Dadzie, Ghana coach.

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    STATISTICS
    USAStatisticsGhana
    25Shots15
    11Corner kicks3
    0Yellow cards1
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    53%Possession (%)47%