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Venue: Estádio Nacional de Brasilia,Brasilia
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As it happened: Portugal v Ghana

2014-06-26 20:00
Last Updated at 07:06
26 Jun 20:03

That's it from the Estadio Nacional Brasilia.

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26 Jun 20:00


26 Jun 19:58

Man Of The Match goes to the Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo

26 Jun 19:55
Germany and the USA progress from Group G to the knockout stages following Germany's 1-0 win.
26 Jun 19:54
It ends Portugal 2-1 Ghana. It's not enough and both teams are sent packing.
26 Jun 19:53
26 Jun 19:53
93'- Moutinho receives a yellow card for portugal.
26 Jun 19:52
93'- Tempers start to flare now as the players start to show their frustration.
26 Jun 19:50
90'- Corner from Portugal comes agonizingly close to making it 3-1. Pretty much sums up Portugal's night.
26 Jun 19:49
90'- There will be an additional four minutes for Portugal to try and pull something off here.
26 Jun 19:46
Ronaldo makes it Portugal 2-1 Ghana:
26 Jun 19:45

85'- With just five minutes left of normal time to play, Portugal still need a couple more goals if they are to make it through to the last 16.

26 Jun 19:41
83'- Cristiano Ronaldo has a glorious opportunity to make it 3-1, but is unable to get the ball in the back of the net.
26 Jun 19:40
82'- Chances for both teams coming thick and fast now!
26 Jun 19:39
80'- FINALLY!!! Ronaldo gets his goal. Portugal 2-1 Ghana.
26 Jun 19:38
78'- GOAL!!! GOAL!! GOAL!!
26 Jun 19:36
77'- Yellow card awarded to Ayew.
26 Jun 19:34
75'- Ghana make another change. Acquah replaces Rabiu.
26 Jun 19:32
73'- No penalty given and the ball goes out for a Portugal corner.
26 Jun 19:31
72'- Ronaldo on the counter attack and goes down hard in the box.
26 Jun 19:29
69'- Vieirinha replaces Eder for Portgual, while Ghana's Ayew replaces Waris.

26 Jun 19:28

As it stands:

Neither Portugal nor Ghana will progress to the knockout stages if the score stays this way. Someone needs to win, but who will it be??

26 Jun 19:25
66'- The delivery into the box was poor and the ball eventually goes over the line for a goal-kick.
26 Jun 19:25
65'- Free-kick to Ghana on the right-hand side of the box.
26 Jun 19:23
63'- Ronaldo clashes with Dauda in the box but the referee's whistle goes against the Portugal captain.
26 Jun 19:21
61'- Varela comes on for Portugal to replace Pereira.

26 Jun 19:19
60'- Aaah Waris has a golden opportunity to up Ghana 2-1 up, but his header is shockingly wide.
26 Jun 19:16
Gyan becomes the top African goalscorer at World Cups with his sixth finals effort.

26 Jun 19:15
57'- Ghana get the equalizer through Gyan. It's 1-1!
26 Jun 19:14
26 Jun 19:14

This just in!!!

Germany 1-0 USA

26 Jun 19:13
54'- Yellow card for Ghana's Waris.
26 Jun 19:12
53'- Bodies on the line for Ghana as the shots come in from Portugal.
26 Jun 19:09
50'- Gyan's shot just brushes the side netting for Ghana.
26 Jun 19:06
46'- Corner to Portugal after Nani's shot is deflected.
26 Jun 19:03
45'- And we're underway.
26 Jun 18:57
First-half stats:
26 Jun 18:52


The own goal that put Portugal ahead doesn't change anything in terms of qualification to the knockout stages as it remains goalless in Recife between Germany and the USA. If the games finished now, Germany and USA would have 5 points, with Portugal on 4 points and Ghana on 1.

26 Jun 18:47
46'- The one minute of added time is up and it's half time at Estadio Nacional Brasilia. Portual 1-0 Ghana.
26 Jun 18:46
45'- Nearly another own goal by Boye. Corner Portugal.
26 Jun 18:45
42'- Nani has a shot at goal, but it flies over Dauda's head and into the stands.
26 Jun 18:41
41'- Offside against Gyan.
26 Jun 18:41
39'- Ghana with a chance now, but the ball is off target.
26 Jun 18:40
39'- Harrison is yellow carded for Ghana.