OUCHH!! Ghana 2, USA 1
Posted by ssbg on June 22, 2006
Ghana take the lead on 22 minutes when Haminu Dramani robs the ball from Claudio Reyna and curls a shot past Kasey Keller
Ghana recovered from defeat in their opening group game by Italy to clinch a place in the last 16 with victory over the USA in Nuremberg.
Haminu Dramani fired Ghana ahead after robbing Claudio Reyna, but Clint Dempsey's first-time shot levelled.
Stephen Appiah restored Ghana's lead from a controversial penalty awarded against USA defender Oguchi Onyewu.
As USA pressed for an equaliser, Brian McBride sent a diving header against the post.