World Cup Recap - United States vs. Ghana
June 16, 2014INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
Final Score: United States 2, Ghana 1
Natal, Brazil (SportsNetwork.com) - The United States exorcised some major demons on Monday as John Anthony Brooks netted a late winner to hand the Americans a thrilling 2-1 victory over Ghana in Group G play at the Arena das Dunas.
Ghana had beaten the Americans in each of the past two World Cups, but Brooks played the role of unlikely hero to help his side go level with Germany atop the group.
Captain Clint Dempsey dealt the first blow of the match in record fashion as he scored in the first minute of play to give the Americans an early boost.
Officially clocked at just 34 seconds, it was the sixth fastest goal in World Cup history.