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RELIVE: Egypt vs Ghana – 2018 World Cup qualifying

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Posted on November 13, 2016

 


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KingFut covers all the action as host in a must-win 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier at the Borg El Arab stadium.

After drawing their first match at home against Uganda, Ghana will be desperate to secure a positive result away to Egypt on Sunday evening.

Nevertheless, the Pharaohs will have the support of a packed Borg El Arab stadium, as they aim to qualify for their first World Cup finals since 1990.

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Black Stars talisman Gyan Asamoah will miss the clash through injury, but manager Avram Grant still has a wide array of attacking options at his disposal, including West Ham attacker Andre Ayew.

The hosts also lost a prominent attacking option in Ahmed Hassan ‘Koka’, who withdrew  days before the match.

Live Commentary

You can check out our detalied preview of the match here.


Egypt XI: Essam El-Hadary; Ahmed Fathi, Ali Gabr, Ahmed Hegazy, Mohamed Abdel-Shafy; Tarek Hamed, Mohamed Elneny, Abdallah El-Said, Mahmoud Trezeguet, Mohamed Salah; Bassem Morsy.

Ghana XI: Razak Brimah, Harrison Afful, Jonathan Mensah, Daniel Amartey, Baba Rahman; Thomas Partey, Wakaso Mubarak, Emmanuel Badu, Christian Atsu; Jordan Ayew, Andre Ayew.


0′: We’re underway at Borg El-Arab Stadium.


3′: Corner to Ghana, but it’s cleared out by Essam El-Hadary.


4′: A long range shot from Mubarak Wakaso, but it’s straight at El-Hadary.


10′: Egypt 0-0 Ghana.


12′: Corner to Egypt. Razak Brimah catches the ball.


15′: Ghana are applying the pressure without creating any clear-cut chances.


19′: Foul to Ghana in a very dangerous spot. El-Haday deals well with the shot.


23′: The visitors looking dangerous every time they have the ball.


24′: Shot from Jordan Ayew, but it goes wide.


25′: SO CLOSE! Abdallah El-Said finds Salah, whose shot saved by Brimah.


31′: Free-kick to Egypt. El-Said sends the ball wide.


35′: Egypt 0-0 Ghana.


38′: Dangerous chance for Ghana, but Fathi defends well against Atsu.


41′: Penalty to Egypt. Trezeguet wins a penalty after being tackled inside the box.


42′: Salah GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL.


45′: Three minutes added on.


HT: Egypt 1-0 Ghana. Salah converted the penalty Trezeguet had won to give Egypt the lead.



46′: SUB: Ramadan Sobhi replaces Bassem Morsi.


46′: Second half is underway. Egypt 1-0 Ghana.


48′: Free-kick to Ghana, but it goes wide.


52′: SO CLOSE !! Badu’s header goes inches wide of El-Hadary’s goal.


54′: A shot from Ramadan Sobhi, but it’s straight at Ghana’s goalkeeper.


59′: Egypt wins a free-kick after a great run by Trezeguet.


60′: Egypt 1-0 Ghana.


63′: Brilliant save from El-Hadary to deny Christian Atsu from scoring his side’s first goal.


70′: Cross from Salah, but the visitors clear the ball. Still 1-0 to Egypt.


73′: Free-kick to Ghana from a dangerous spot, but Abdel-Shafy clears the ball.


75′: Yellow card to Harrison Afful for a foul against Ramadan Sobhi.


80′: Ghana are applying more pressure now. Egypt 1-0 Ghana.


84′: Yellow card for Badu.


85′: GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL ABDALLLAH EL-SAID.


85′: Salah passes the ball to Abdallah, who slots it past Brimah.


90′: Three minutes added on.


FT: Egypt 2-0 Ghana.


Egypt claim important 3 points to return on the top of their World Cup qualifying group. Stay tuned for our match report.

 

2 Comments

  1. fujimoris

    November 13, 2016 at 4:56 PM

    the ghana line up looks more like it.time to stake a ciaim in the stars line up agyeman badu,partey and amartey,egyept best in this match will be a draw

    • Hazem Alex

      November 13, 2016 at 8:18 PM

      2:0 for the Pharaohs…..Good luck next time.

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