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Half-time report: Ghana frighten Germany as Black Stars get best chances

Published on: 21 June 2014
Ghana had the best chances of the first half of the match

Ghana have had the best chances in the first half, as Germany are held to a goalless draw at the break of their exciting World Cup match.

Thomas Muller was hoping to add to his hat-trick in the 4-0 mauling of Portugal and Mats Hummels shook off a thigh injury, but Bastian Schweinsteiger wasn’t fit to start yet.

Ghana fell 2-1 to USA in the final minutes and were in dire need of a result.

Brothers Kevin Prince and Jerome Boateng faced off for different nations.

Ghana had a confident start, as Asamoah Gyan fired over from a Christian Atsucross, then the provider had his own shot to sting Manuel Neuer’s gloves and Muller came sliding in on a Mesut Ozil assist.

A long-range screamer from Milan midfielder Sulley Muntari again forced Neuerinto a save and the goalkeeper sprinted off his line to put off Gyan.

Muller rolled across the six-yard box, but Mario Gotze couldn’t quite get there in time for the tap-in.

Germany 0-0 Ghana (Half-Time)

Germany: Neuer; J Boateng, Mertesacker, Hummels, Howedes; Kroos, Lahm,Khedira; Ozil, Muller, Gotze

Ghana: Dauda; Afful, Mensah, Boye, Asamoah; Rabiu, Muntari; Atsu, P Boateng, A Ayew; A Gyan

Ref: Ricci (BRA)


  • Benny says:
    June 21, 2014 09:40 pm
    If we had played the same way against USA.Jordan very selfish,Afful did really well.KPB was a ghost player.