Ghana misses the penalty, Uruguay is out despite winning – NEWS 360 – SPORTS

Doha: Despite winning against Ghana in another crucial Group H match, Uruguay fell behind South Korea in goal average and returned in tears without reaching the pre-quarters.

Uruguay won by two one-sided goals in a match where Ghana missed a penalty like history repeated itself. Georgian de Arascaita scored both goals for Uruguay. Superstar Luis Suarez had a precise intervention behind both goals. In the 21st minute, a penalty was awarded in favor of Ghana after the Video Assistant Referee checked. But Ghana captain Andre Ayew’s shot was saved by Uruguay goalie Rochet. In the 16th minute, Ayew’s shot was deflected by Uruguay goalie Rochet. A WAR penalty was awarded for Rochet’s foul on Ghana’s Kudus while blocking the ensuing drive.

Uruguay took the lead through Araskeita in the 26th minute.Suarez’s smashing shot was deflected by Ghana goalkeeper Ati Swigi, but Araskeita headed the bounced ball into the back of the net. In the 32nd minute, Arascaita took the lead from Suarez before hitting the ground with a powerful shot into the net. At the end of the second half, Uruguay were second in the group. With Korea’s last-minute victory over Portugal, Uruguay smelled danger and rushed towards Ghana’s goal at the last minute but could not find the net. On the other hand, Ghana, who were second in the group at the start of the match, lost to Uruguay once again in the decisive game of the World Cup.

Asamao Gyan’s missed penalty against Uruguay in the 2010 World Cup quarter-finals was decisive in Ghana’s exit. Ghana were awarded a penalty when Suarez palmed away Stephen Appiah’s shot at goal.


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