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Germany, Ghana share spoils in Fortaleza thriller

Germany and Ghana shared the points in their Group G thriller in Fortaleza, which ended 2-2 and saw scorers Asamoah Gyan and Miroslav Klose reach personal benchmarks.

Match Highlights

Quotes

"At this tournament you can’t expect to attack all the time in every game. A solid defence is the foundation in these temperatures so as not to leave yourself too exposed," Joachim Low, Germany coach.

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17:51
The final whistle sounds.
17:50
90'+ MUNTARI (Ghana) is booked by the referee.
17:50
90'+MUNTARI (Ghana) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:49
90'+MUNTARI (Ghana) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on SCHWEINSTEIGER (Germany).
17:49
90'+WAKASO (Ghana) is ruled offside.
17:48
90'+KROOS (Germany) swings in the corner.
17:47
90'KLOSE (Germany) sees an effort go off target.
17:46
89'A. GYAN (Ghana) sees an effort go off target.
17:44
88'NEUER (Germany) blocks the shot.
17:44
88'J. AYEW (Ghana) sees his effort hit the target.
17:44
87'KLOSE (Germany) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:44
87'KROOS (Germany) swings in the corner.
17:42
85'WAKASO (Ghana) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:42
85'MUSTAFI (Germany) commits a foul.
17:42
85'KROOS (Germany) swings in the corner.

Man of the Match

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Line-ups

Germany
GermanyGER
Ghana
GhanaGHA
(GK)
16
(GK)
(C)
7
72'
70'
52'
Misses next match if booked
16
(C)
17
Misses next match if booked 78'
18
19
69'
21
46' HT
SubstitutesSubstitutes
12
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
70'
8
78'
11
69'
52'
14
15
46' HT
18
23
22
72'
CoachCoach
Joachim LOEW (GER)James APPIAH (GHA)

Match Facts

Fortaleza

Estadio Castelao

  • Stadium nameEstadio Castelao
  • CityFortaleza
  • Year constructed1973
  • Overall capacity60342

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy
  • 29° CTemperature
  • 19 m/sWind
  • 61 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Sandro RICCI
    Brazil
    BrazilBRA
  • Assistant Referee 1: Emerson DE CARVALHO (BRA)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Marcelo VAN GASSE (BRA)
  • Fourth official: Victor CARRILLO (PER)

Groups

Group G
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
GER
32107257
USA
31114404
POR
311147-34
GHA
301246-21