video goals: South Korea – Ghana – Played on 11/28/ 2022
The Ghanaian national team succeeded in beating its South Korean counterpart 3/2 today, Monday, in the second round of Group H of the World Cup in Qatar.
The Ghanaian national team scored its first 3 points in the tournament, while the balance of the South Korean team froze at one point, awaiting the outcome of the second match in the group, which brings together Portugal and Uruguay.
The Ghanaian national team advanced through Mohamed Salisu in the 24th minute, before Mohamed Qudous added the second goal in the 34th minute.
In the 58th minute, Cho Jue-sang scored the first goal for the South Korean national team, before the same player added the second goal in the 61st minute.
In the 68th minute, Mohamed Quddous scored the third goal for the Ghanaian national team.
The match began with an intense attack by the South Korean national team, in order to score an early goal, which the Ghanaian national team met with defensive caution, as its players shrank in the penalty area.
Jeong Woo-Yeong, the Korean national team player, shot from the edge of the penalty area, hit Ghana’s defense and passed for a corner kick, which almost resulted in the goal of advancing the Asian team, but Ghana’s defense pushed the ball away at the right time.
There were many corner kicks in favor of the Kore an team, as it amounted to 7 corners, but it was not used.
Over time, the Ghana national team began to enter the atmosphere of the match and exchange attacks with its Korean counterpart, and from the first achieved opportunity to score, the (Black Stars) team scored the first goal in the 24th minute through Muhammad Salisu.
Salisu followed a free kick from the left, crossed by Jordan Ayew, and the Korean national team failed to clear it, to prepare the ball in front of Salisu, who is in front of the goal, to shoot directly from inside the area, putting the ball into the net.
The spirits of the Ghanaian players rose after the goal of progress, while frustration prevailed among the elements of the Korean team, so the 34th minute witnessed the second goal of the team coming from the African continent through Muhammad Quddous.
Jordan Ayo sent a perfect cross from the left, which Quddus met with a wonderful header, placing the ball to the left of Kim Seong-Gyu, the South Korean goalkeeper.
The Korean national team tried to absorb the shock of the two goals and return to the meeting again, and Jung Wei Wong fired a curved shot from outside the area in the first minute of the calculated time instead of lost time, but the ball passed near the left post.
On the other hand, Ghana missed the opportunity to consolidate the score in the last minute of wasted time, through a header from Thomas Partey, but the ball went slightly over the crossbar, after which the referee blew the whistle at the end of the first half, with the Ghanaian team advancing by two goals.
At the start of the second half, the South Korean team attacked strongly, trying to return to the match, while the Ghanaian team tried to maintain its lead, so it resorted to defense.
In the 58th minute, the South Korean national team scored its first goal through Cho Jue-sang, who received a cross from his teammate Lee Kang-in, and turned it with a header into the net.
Another three minutes did not pass, until the South Korean team scored the equalizing goal through Cho Jue Sang again, in the same way as the first goal with a header, so that his team equalized and the match began again.
However, the Ghanaian national team succeeded in organizing its ranks and attacked the South Korean goal again, to succeed in scoring the third goal through Muhammad Quddus in the 68th minute.
Quddos’ goal came after he received a ball inside the penalty area from his teammate, Gidon Mensah, to hit the ball in a wonderful way, which went into the net of South Korea.
The Korean team intensified its attacks in order to achieve an equalizer, but the Ghanaian team succeeded in maintaining its lead until the referee blew the final whistle, winning 3/2.