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Overview

Match summary

Hayes stars as USA overpower Ghana

Two-time winners USA commenced their Japan 2012 campaign in winning fashion by recording a 4-0 victory over Ghana in Hiroshima, thanks to a second-half hat-trick from striker Maya Hayes.

Match Highlights

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Statistics

Ball possession
47
%
53

Attempts

13Attempts13
3On-Target7
7Off-Target6

Disciplinary

4Fouls Committed4
1Yellow cards0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

3Corners8
3Offsides1
7Free kicks5
0Saves0

Line-ups

Ghana
GhanaGHA
USA
USAUSA
(GK)
(GK)
90'
4
(C)
81'
7
8
(C)
70'
61'
70'
18
20
72'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
18
(GK)
21
(GK)
(GK)
Absent
11
12
61'
13
70'
13
72'
14
90'
81'
17
17
19
70'
20
CoachCoach
Robert SACKEY (USA)Steve SWANSON (USA)

Match Facts

Hiroshima

SSI Err

Hiroshima Big Arch

SSI Err

Weather

  • Sunny
  • 31° CTemperature
  • 30 m/sWind
  • 55 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Teodora ALBON
    Romania
    RomaniaROU
  • Assistant Referee 1: Petruta IUGULESCU (ROU)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Angela KYRIAKOU (CYP)
  • Fourth official: Fusako KAJIYAMA (JPN)

Groups

Group D
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
Germany
GER
33008009
USA
USA
31115404
China PR
CHN
31112504
Ghana
GHA
30030600

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