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The World United Through Football Thursday, 26th June

Group Match

Group G

Travel to Portugal Portugal vs Travel to Ghana Ghana in Brasilia.

Match Preview

In the final Group G matches, Portugal take on Ghana in Brasilia while USA play Germany in Recife.

Portugal and Ghana have never met before, at this level.

The Match

Ghana and Portugal both need to win, by a few goals, and hope that the USA-Germany game isn't a draw.

Goalscorers 1:0
An own goal from Ghana, thirty minutes into the game, gave Portugal the lead.

Portuguese fans have John Boye to thank for the 130th goal of the tournament.

Ronaldo hit the bar with a cross and headed straight at the goalkeeper on another occasion; Fatau Dauda really pleased with himself.

Goalscorers 1:1
Two minutes after Germany took the lead against USA in Recife, Ghana equalised in Brasilia; a header from Asamoah Gyan, in the 57th minute.

Goalscorers 2:1
Cristiano Ronaldo made it advantage Portugal, with ten minutes still to play. Not enough to overtake USA, who were only losing to Germany by a solitary goal.

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Final Score: Portugal 2 - Ghana 1
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Teams

Travel to Portugal Portugal:
22-Beto; 21-Joao Pereira, 3-Pepe, 2-Bruno Alves, 4- Miguel Veloso; 8- Joao Moutinho, 6-William Carvalho, 20-Ruben Amorim; 17-Nani, 7-Cristiano Ronaldo, 11-Eder.

Travel to Ghana Ghana:
16-Fatau Dauda; 23-Harrison Afful, 21-John Boye, 19-Jonathan Mensah, 20-Kwadwo Asamoah; 7-Christian Atsu, 17-Mohammed Rabiu, 8-Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, 10-Andre Ayew; 18-Abdul Majeed Waris, 3-Asamoah Gyan.

2014 World Cup Referees Referee: Nawaf Shukralla - Bahrain Travel to Bahrain

Yellow Cards 3 yellow cards:
39 mins - Harrison Afful (Ghana)
54 mins - Abdul Majeed Waris (Ghana)
77 mins - Jordan Ayew (Ghana)

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First Round

Thursday, 12th June
Brazil vs Croatia

Friday, 13th June
Chile vs Australia
Mexico vs Cameroon
Spain vs Netherlands

Saturday, 14th June
Colombia vs Greece
Côte d'Ivoire vs Japan
England vs Italy
Uruguay vs Costa Rica

Sunday, 15th June
Argentina vs Bosnia
France vs Honduras
Switzerland vs Ecuador

Monday, 16th June
Germany vs Portugal
Ghana vs USA
Iran vs Nigeria

Tuesday, 17th June
Belgium vs Algeria
Brazil vs Mexico
Russia vs South Korea

Wednesday, 18th June
Australia vs Netherlands
Cameroon vs Croatia
Spain vs Chile

Thursday, 19th June
Colombia vs Côte d'Ivoire
Japan vs Greece
Uruguay vs England

Friday, 20th June
Honduras vs Ecuador
Italy vs Costa Rica
Switzerland vs France

Saturday, 21st June
Argentina vs Iran
Germany vs Ghana
Nigeria vs Bosnia

Sunday, 22nd June
Belgium vs Russia
South Korea vs Algeria
USA vs Portugal

Monday, 23rd June
Australia vs Spain
Cameroon vs Brazil
Croatia vs Mexico
Netherlands vs Chile

Tuesday, 24th June
Costa Rica vs England
Greece vs Côte d'Ivoire
Italy vs Uruguay
Japan vs Colombia

Wednesday, 25th June
Bosnia vs Iran
Ecuador vs France
Honduras vs Switzerland
Nigeria vs Argentina

Thursday, 26th June
Algeria vs Russia
Portugal vs Ghana
South Korea vs Belgium
USA vs Germany

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