All Goals GHANA vs USA 1-2 Full Match 16-06-14… by ameliasteve
Clint Dempsey scored after just 31 seconds and John Brooks powered in a header at the death as USA got their World Cup campaign off to a winning start against Ghana.
The former Fulham frontman put Jurgen Klinsmann’s side ahead in the Group G clash, only for Andre Ayew to haul the Ghanaians level.
However, substitute Brooks landed the decisive blow in the dying seconds when he headed a last-gasp winner.
Ghana: Kwarasey, Opare, Mensah, Boye, Asamoah, Atsu (Adomah 78), Rabiu (Essien 71), Muntari, Andre Ayew, Jordan Ayew (Boateng 59), Gyan.
Subs: Adams, Inkoom, Afriyie, Agyemang-Badu, Sumaila, Waris, Wakaso, Afful, Dauda.
Booked: Rabiu, Muntari.
Goal: Andre Ayew 82.
USA: Howard, Johnson, Cameron, Besler (Brooks 46), Beasley, Bedoya (Zusi 77), Jones, Bradley, Beckerman, Dempsey, Altidore (Johannsson 23). Subs: Guzan, Yedlin, Gonzalez, Diskerud, Davis, Green, Wondolowski, Chandler, Rimando.
Goal: Dempsey 1, Brooks 86.
Referee: Jonas Eriksson (Sweden)