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2:2 (1:2) 3:4 PSO
  • Jane AYIEYAM (4')
  • Ernestina ABAMBILA (90')
  • Gloria MARINELLI (8')
  • Manuela GIUGLIANO (17' PEN)

Summary

Italy oust gritty Ghana on penalties
Italy beat Ghana 4-3 on penalties to advance to the Costa Rica 2014 semi-finals though spot kicks were required as a result of Ernestina Abambila’s 90th-minute free-kick as the match ended level at 2-2. More »

Line-ups

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1
2
2
3
3
4
4
6
7
7
8
9
10
12
11
14
13
15
16
19
18

Substitute(s)

16
12
21
21
5
5
8
6
11
9
13
14
17
15
18
17
20
19
10
20

Coaches

Evans ADOTEY (GHA)
(ITA) Enrico SBARDELLA

Officials

Referee: Fusako KAJIYAMA (JPN)Assistant Referee 1: Widiya SHAMSURI (MAS)Assistant Referee 2: Emi CHIBA (JPN)Fourth official: Abirami Apbai NAIDU (SIN)

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Statistics

20Shots14
12Corner kicks2
2Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
58%Possession (%)42%
  • Team members of Italy celebrate after winning the penalty shot out
  • Francesca Durante, golkeeper of Italy celebrate with her team mate after winning the penalty shot out
  • Team members of Italy celebrate after winning the penalty shot out
  • Team members Ghana look dejected
  • Sandra Owusu Ansah #9 of Ghana and Federica Rizza #16 of Italy battle for the ball
  • Emestina Abambila #7 of Ghana celebrates after scoring the equalizing goal

“Italy have qualified and I’d like to congratulate them on that. I’d expected us to win this game, but now we’ve got to pick ourselves up and get ready for the next championships and qualifying matches,” Evans Adothey, Ghana coach.

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