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Ghana defeated South Korea 3-2 at the Education City Stadium.

South Korea started aggressively in the early stage of the first half. They earned seven corners but were unable make them count.

There was quick passing and great movement everywhere from the Asian side. They kept putting Ghana under intense pressure but it was Ghana who scored first in the 24th minute.

Ghana won a free-kick wide on the left when Jordan Ayew was fouled by Hwang In-beom.

Ayew swung the ball into the box where South Korea failed to clear. Mohammed Salisu put the ball into the net.

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The Black Stars doubled the lead in the 34th minute.

Ayew whipped a delightful cross from the left into the South Korea penalty area and Mohammed Kudus got the mere touches with his forehead on the edge of the box.

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There was an astonishing comeback from South Korea in the second half who scored two goals in three minutes.

Both goals came from Cho Gue-sung who converted crosses from the left to headers.

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In the 68th minute, Ghana retook the lead as Kudus scored his second of the game.

South Korea continued to strive for an equaliser in the 10-minute additional time but their effort did not pay off.

Their final attempt went out for another corner but referee Anthony Taylor whistled for full time before they could make it.

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South Korea manager Paulo Bento was red carded for his post-match protest.

Ghana now goes second behind Portugal in Group H while South Korea is bottom of the group with just one point from two games.

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May 2024