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Avenged Americans beat Black Stars

Goals from Clint Dempsey and John Brooks secured a 2-1 win for USA over Ghana, exacting revenge for the Stars and Stripes' 2010 exit to the Black Stars.

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Quotes

"I was still convinced that we would win this game even after Ghana’s equaliser. I had the feeling that another two or three opportunities would come and we just needed to take one, which we did," Jurgen Klinsmann, USA coach.

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20:56
The final whistle sounds.
20:53
90'+MUNTARI (Ghana) sees an effort go off target.
20:52
90'+ MUNTARI (Ghana) is booked by the referee.
20:52
90'+MUNTARI (Ghana) is penalised after committing a foul.
20:50
90'ESSIEN (Ghana) is penalised after committing a foul.
20:49
89'JONATHAN (Ghana) sees an effort go off target.
20:49
89'BROOKS (USA) blocks the shot.
20:49
89'ESSIEN (Ghana) sees his effort hit the target.
20:49
89'MUNTARI (Ghana) swings in the corner.
20:47
86' BROOKS (USA) scores!!
20:47
86'ZUSI (USA) takes a corner kick.
20:43
82' A. AYEW (Ghana) scores!!
20:40
80'D. OPARE (Ghana) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on JONES (USA).
20:40
79'KWARASEY (Ghana) blocks the shot.
20:40
79'DEMPSEY (USA) sees his effort hit the target.

Man of the Match

USAUSA
Forward

Line-ups

Ghana
GhanaGHA
USA
USAUSA
(GK)
(GK)
(C)
46' HT
7
78'
(C)
11
77'
59'
13
17
71'
23'
21
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
12
(GK)
16
(GK)
(GK)
71'
46' HT
8
23'
59'
14
78'
14
16
18
22
19
77'
CoachCoach
James APPIAH (GHA)Juergen KLINSMANN (GER)

Match Facts

Natal

Estadio das Dunas

  • Stadium nameEstadio das Dunas
  • CityNatal
  • Year constructed1972
  • Overall capacity39971

Weather

  • Clear Night
  • 28° CTemperature
  • 6 m/sWind
  • 67 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Jonas ERIKSSON
    Sweden
    SwedenSWE
  • Assistant Referee 1: Mathias KLASENIUS (SWE)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Daniel WÄRNMARK (SWE)
  • Fourth official: Norbert HAUATA (TAH)

Groups

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