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FT: Ghana 4-1 USA

first_imgGhana is in a must win Group A match with US, in the ongoing World U-20 tournament in Turkey.They have to win and expect things go on well in the other groups to ensure that that they are one of the four third best placed teams in the competition before qualifying to the next stage of the competition.Myjoyonline.com will bring you live updates of the game.1700 USA set the game underway but its Ghana who get the brightest chance in the opening embers but Assifuah shoots wide from close range. Great build up by the Satellites.1708 Fluid game by both sides. USA mount pressure but it the Satellites again who create another glaring goal scoring opportunity but cleared off the line.1709 Ghana win a free-kick just at the edge of the 18 yard box after Boakye Yiadom was shoved to the ground. Odjer fires a thunderbolt which misses the post by inches. 1713 Rodriguez gets the opportunity to open the US account but his sliding header from a superb cross on the right goes wayward.1719 What a great run by Assifuah on the left. He cuts in and from a shooting range, he fires. US goal keeper punches but no Ghanaian to connect the rebound.1726 US get another opportunity to score but Rodriguez’s shot is too feeble to beat Ghana goal keeper- Antwi.1728 Villareal fires a goal bound thunderbolt with his cultured left foot which forces an even superb fingertip save by Antwi.1733 Crucial save it is for the US and an opportunity wasted for the Satellites. Odjer fires from close range after a goal mouth melee. 1734 Ghana again waste another opportunity. The culprit is Assifuah. From close range, the Ghana striker could not get a better connection to a lovely cross on the left. Another great opportunity goes wasted.1738 Frank Acheampong opens Ghana’s account with a shot from close range. He pounces on a poorly cleared ball and fires low and swift for Ghana’s crucial well deserved opener.Referee brings first half proceedings to a close.1800 Game resumes.1803 Ghana win a corner kick after a great build-up on the left. Poorly converted and cleared but USA have some defensive duties again. Ghana’s Assifuah goal bound shot blocked. 1811 USA win a corner. Great build up on the right.1814 Boakye Yiadom misses a great opportunity to increase the Ghana tally but Assifuah makes amends a minute later with a well taken shot from close.1814 Goal!!!!! its two for Ghana. Assifuah the goal scorer, Yiadom with the assist.1822 USA come close to getting a consolation but Antwi save the blushes of the Ghana side. Its a ding-dong affair now and its Ghana’s turn to break. Boakye Yiadom shot is cleared off the line.1825 USA gets a goal back and its Oniel’s superb header from a sumptuous cross. Goall!!!!!!! 1833 Ghana get an opportunity to increase the tally but a well timed tackle means Ghana will settle for a corner kick.1834 Corner kick taken and bum Assifuah heads and its Ghana’s third goal. Goal!!!!1839 Its a goal harvest for Ghana now and its Kennedy Ashia who increases Ghana’s tally to four. His shot low but swift passes through the legs of the US goal keeper. Goal!!!!!!!1842 Ghana have yet another opportunity to score but with just an empty net staring, three enthusiastic Ghana players scramble and miss out on a gentle tap into an empty net. Great cross on the left.1849 USA in a rare attack, but Radriguez’ bicycle kick attempt goes wide. Referee brings game to an end.last_img

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