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Ronaldo downs Ghana but Portugal crash out

Cristiano Ronaldo's 80th-minute goal secured Portugal a 2-1 win over Ghana in Brasilia, but the result ultimately eliminated both sides.

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Quotes

"We had the chances to have racked up a bigger score, but it was the first game [versus Germany] that proved decisive and which left its mark on us, even in terms of our preparations," Paulo Bento, Portugal coach.

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14:53
The final whistle sounds.
14:52
90'+J. MOUTINHO (Portugal) sees an effort go off target.
14:52
90'+A. GYAN (Ghana) strikes his free-kick wide.
14:51
90'+ J. MOUTINHO (Portugal) is cautioned.
14:50
90'+J. MOUTINHO (Portugal) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on A. GYAN (Ghana).
14:49
90'+NANI (Portugal) sees an effort go off target.
14:49
90'+DAUDA (Ghana) blocks the shot.
14:49
90'+RONALDO (Portugal) sees his effort hit the target.
14:48
90'+RONALDO (Portugal) sees an effort go off target.
14:48
90'+NANI (Portugal) swings in the corner.
14:46
89'A. GYAN (Ghana) sees an effort go off target.
14:46
89' EDUARDO (in) comes off the bench to replace BETO (out) (Portugal)
14:45
88'VIEIRINHA (Portugal) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on K. ASAMOAH (Ghana).
14:45
88'BETO (Portugal) blocks the shot.
14:45
88'A. GYAN (Ghana) sees his effort hit the target.

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Line-ups

Portugal
PortugalPOR
Ghana
GhanaGHA
(GK) 89'
(GK)
(C)
81'
(C)
Misses next match if booked 76'
71'
69'
Misses next match if booked 61'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK) 89'
(GK)
(GK)Injured
(GK)
69'
76'
71'
61'
Injured
Injured
81'
Injured
Not eligible to play
Absent
Absent
CoachCoach
PAULO BENTO (POR)James APPIAH (GHA)

Match Facts

Brasilia

The construction of this ultra-modern city, situated in the centre of Brazil, began in 1956.

Estadio Nacional

  • Stadium nameEstadio Nacional
  • CityBrasilia
  • Year constructed2012
  • Overall capacity69349

Weather

  • Sunny
  • 26° CTemperature
  • 21 m/sWind
  • 50 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Nawaf SHUKRALLA
    Bahrain
    BahrainBHR
  • Assistant Referee 1: Yaser TULEFAT (BHR)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Ebrahim SALEH (BHR)
  • Fourth official: Wilmar ROLDAN (COL)