Brazil beats Ghana 3-0 in pre-World Cup friendly

33730375 A shot from the September 23 game

Sat, 24 Sep 2022 Source: classfmonline.com

Brazil extended their winning run to 14 games when they beat the Black Stars of Ghana 3-0 in a pre-World Cup friendly at Le Havre, France on Friday.

The number one ranked team in the world were convincing and exciting to watch in the first half as all three goals came in the first 45 minutes.

Marquinhos got the opener for Brazil just eight minutes into the corner when he headed home from a corner kick after poor marking by the Ghanaians.

Tottenham’s Richarlison scored a brace with a 28th minute carpet shot that beat goalie Joojo Wallocot with an assist from Neymar Jnr and a header in the 40th minute from Neymar’s free kick on the left wing.

Brazil safest pair of hands Alisson Becker was on complete holiday as the Black Stars barely tested him.

Ghana’s only clear chance in the game came in the 54th minute when captain Andre Morgan Rami Ayew’s header from a corner kick hit the cross bar after Alisson was completely beaten.

Ghana was a better side in the second half with series of substitutions from Coach Otoo Addo.

Inaki Williams made his debut when he replaced Kamal-Deen Sulemana.

Mohammed Salisu also came on for Felix Afena-Gyan.

Antoine Semenyo came on for Andre Morgan Rami Ayew while Elisha Owusu also replaced Iddrisu Baba.

Young chap Tariq Lamptey made his debut by replacing Denis Odoi.

The Black Stars will travel to Spain to play Nicaragua on September 27.

Source: classfmonline.com
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