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Match summary

Ghana snatch win as Serbia self-destruct

Ghana emerged deserved winners over Serbia in their Group D opener, although they needed a little help from their opponents and a late penalty to seize the points.

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The final whistle sounds.
90'+ OWUSU ABEYIE (in) comes off the bench to replace A. GYAN (out) (Ghana)
90'+A. GYAN (Ghana) is denied by the post.
90'+ ADDY (in) comes off the bench to replace PRINCE (out) (Ghana)
90'A. AYEW (Ghana) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on KRASIĆ (Serbia).
89' TAGOE (Ghana) is yellow carded.
89'TAGOE (Ghana) sees an effort go off target.
88'TAGOE (Ghana) commits a foul.
87'KUZMANOVIĆ (Serbia) sees an effort go off target.
86'LAZOVIĆ (Serbia) swings in the corner.
86'STANKOVIĆ (Serbia) sees one of his shots blocked.
85' A. GYAN (Ghana) successfully converts the penalty!
83' KUZMANOVIĆ (Serbia) is cautioned.
83'The ball is handled inside the area by KUZMANOVIĆ (Serbia) and a penalty is given.
82'IVANOVIĆ (Serbia) sees an effort go off target.

Man of the Match

Forward

Statistics

Ball possession
51
%
49

Disciplinary

10Fouls Committed15
2Yellow cards2
0Red Cards0

Attacking

4Corners4
2Offsides0
0Free kicks0
0Saves2

Line-ups

Serbia
SerbiaSRB
Ghana
GhanaGHA
(GK)
(GK)
90'+3
(C)
(C)
62'
12
76'
15
69'
73'
23
90'+1
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
16
(GK)
69'
73'
14
76'
21
19
90'+1
62'
90'+3
CoachCoach
Radomir ANTIC (SRB)Milovan RAJEVAC (SRB)

Match Facts

Tshwane/Pretoria

Tshwane/Pretoria's rich and colourful heritage makes the city come alive with a unique blend of new and old.

Loftus Versfeld Stadium

  • Stadium nameLoftus Versfeld Stadium
  • CityTshwane/Pretoria

Weather

  • Sunny
  • 21° CTemperature
  • 84 m/sWind
  • 43 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Hector BALDASSI
    Argentina
    ArgentinaARG
  • Assistant Referee 1: Ricardo Alberto CASAS (ARG)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Hernan MAIDANA (ARG)
  • Fourth official: Subkhiddin MOHD SALLEH (MAS)