FT: Germany 2-2 Ghana


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FT: Germany 2 (Gotze 51' Klose 71') Ghana 2 (A Ayew 54' Gyan 63')

94' – Last chance for Germany as Kroos' free-kick is played into the danger area but the immense Boye heads clear as Muller heads into the defender's shoulder and picks up a bloody face!

94' – YELLOW CARD for Muntari, who will miss Ghana's last group game against Portugal.

92' – Ghana with a 3-on-2 counter-attack but a huge chance is wasted as the offside flag goes up!

90' – Lahm finds Klose in the box, but he pulls his shot wide when he had more time to place it. Good chance!

89' – Afful drives down the right before putting Howedes on the floor with a dummy. He tees up Gyan, who shoots just wide!

88' – Jordan Ayew tries a long-range shot but Neuer is equal to it. Will we see a winner in this thrilling match?

86' – Ozil squares from the left with Klose and company waiting to pounce but Mensah makes another vital interception to clear! More great defending keeps Ghana in this match!

84' – Gyan shows brilliant skill to beat Hummels before crossing to an offside Jordan Ayew, who had a free header! Then Muller is through on goal at the other end but Wakaso gets back just in time to make a monsterous challenge!

82' – End-to-end stuff now as Ozil plays in a teammate at the one end with no result before Ayew takes an optimistic shot at the other!

78' – SUB for Ghana as Badu replaces Rabiu, and the sub fires a powerful 30-yard shot wide with his first touch.

77' – Schweinsteiger's direct free-kick goes just over the bar.

75' – Dauda with an important diving punch clear as Klose puts in a dangerous cross from the right!

72' – SUB for Ghana as Wakaso replaces Atsu.

71' – GOAL!! Germany 2-2 Ghana as Klose pounces on the line to turn in Howedes' header from a corner!

69' – SUBS for Germany as Klose replaces Gotze and Schweinsteiger replaces Khedira.

68' – Some sustained attacking pressure from Ghana ends with a long-range Muntari shot that goes high and wide. What a game now!

67' – Jordan Ayew in acres of space breaks down the left and chooses to cut inside and hit a tame shot to Neuer over passing to a teammate. Great chance to add a third goal missed!

63' – GOAL!! Germany 1-2 Ghana as Muntari threads a pass to Gyan, who fires into the bottom-left corner!

54' – GOAL!! Germany 1-1 Ghana as Andre Ayew buries Afful's cross from the right with a powerful header!

52' – SUB for Ghana as Jordan Ayew replaces Boateng.

51' – GOAL!! Germany 1-0 Ghana as Muller's cross from the right finds Gotze, who heads the ball onto his own knee and in!

46' – SUB for Germany as Mustaphi replaces Boateng.

HT: Germany 0-0 Ghana

45' – Afful's cross is met by the head of Ayew, deflected out for a corner, as Ghana pile on some pressure at the end of the first half!

40' – Muller plays a dangerous ball across the face of the Ghana goal but nobody is there to take the chance.

37' – Ozil neatly plays in Gotze but his half-volley is straight at Dauda, who makes a comfortable save.

36' – Ozil gets behind the Ghana defence down the left but his cross is cut out, with Muller waiting for the tap-in.

34' – Gyan sprints past Mertesacker down the left but Neuer comes out and does enough to make him run the ball out of play.

32' – Ghana getting their foot on the ball more now as Muntari smashes a venomous shot from range, punched away by Neuer!

29' – Gotze in behind the Ghana defence down the right channel but his cut-back is stopped in the nick of time by Boye!

21' – Ozil plays a good ball across goal from the right towards Muller for the tap-in but good defending by Boye to block the chance.

18' – Ozil breaks down the right before teeing up Khedira, whose shot from 20 yards is straight at Dauda in goal.

13' – Nice one-touch football from Ghana now down the right as Atsu cuts inside and shoots from range, forcing a diving save from Neuer!

11' – Muller in the box with a clever backheel to Kroos on the edge of the area but his shot is blocked!

7' – Atsu squares the ball to Gyan at the near post but his first-time shot is high and wide!

1' – Germany vs Ghana is underway in Fortaleza. Can Dauda keep out the Germans? Let's wait and see...