GHANAsoccernet.com brings to you live coverage from the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier between Ghana vs Zimbabwe at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium
Both sides are looking to bounce back from defeats in the last game, Ghana will be welcoming Zimbabwe at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Saturday.
The hosts lost 1-0 against South Africa on September 6 and the hosts were defeated by Ethiopia on the same day.
Following winning their opening game against Ethiopia, Ghana had the chance to gain an advantage in high in Group G but failed to make use of.
The match was even before the game began the final stages of play and it was Bongokuhle Hlongwane to thrash Milovan Rajevac's players in Johannesburg with a 83rd-minute goal.
This loss resulted in that the Black Stars fall one point ahead of the Bafana Bafana team in what will be a fierce contest for a place at Qatar in the coming year.
The west Africans need to find immediate action against the Zimbabwe side that has lost three times in the last six matches between the teams.
The hosts on Saturday who have not lost during their six games on their home turf, after a 3-0 loss in the face of Mali in the year 2020 they are certain that they will take home all three points from this match.
Zimbabwe more than adequately portrayed of their encounter with Ethiopia and Ethiopia, which was a decision in the final moments because of a penalty imposed by the Aschalew Tamene.
Zdravko Logarusic's players who were not fortunate enough to come out winning in the first round against South Africa in the opening round and were then left to rue their luck again.
The Warriors are the only team in the group to have a win, and, not surprisingly, they remain in the bottom spot after their first two games.
Saturday's visitors also have struggled to score on the the net for the time, and they will have to be on the offensive end to change the direction of.
Starting Line up
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Jojo Wollacott (GK) Daniel Amartey Jonathan Mensah Alexander Djiku Abdul Rahman Baba Thomas Partey Andre Ayew (C) Mohammed Kudus Issahaku Fatawu Kamaldeen Sulemana Jordan Ayew
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Zimbabwe starting line up
Darikwa Tendai David
Madzongwe Kelvin Wilbert
Kamusoko Thabani Michael
1’ Mohammed Kudus on the counter break but has been disposed off the ball
2’ Zimbabwe with a free kick, ball effected and goes into the gloves of the Ghana goalkeeper
5’ Goal ooooo Mohammed Kudus breaks the deadlock
11’ Black Stars dominating possession at the moment.
17’ The Warriors are growing in confidence at the moment with some attacking moves
19’ Kudus with a chance but his effort has been saved by the goalkeeper. What a miss
27’ Ghana 1-0 Zimbabwe
38’ Musona with a beautiful turn, releases the ball to his mate
Abdul Fatawu has been fouled but referee ignores and waves on play on
42’ Kamaldeen scores but the ball has been ruled out for offside
44’ We are doing two minutes of action
45’ It’s Ghana 1-0 Zimbabwe
Second half underway
46’ Fatawu losses possession throw in to Zimbabwe
47’ Penalty to Zimbabwe after Djiku fouled the Zimbabwe striker
Musona scores from the spot
49’ It’s Ghana 1-1 Zimbabwe
57’ Zimbabwe hit the woodwork
61’ Benjamin Tetteh misses a big opportunity to put the Black Stars in the lead
64’ Dede Ayew effort misses the post by a whisker
67’ Goal ooooo Thomas Partey increase the lead for Ghana
70’ It’s Ghana 2-1 Zimbabwe
73’ Mohammed Kudus with a chance but the ball goes straight into the gloves of the goalkeeper
79’ Benjamin Tetteh has been fouled
80’ It’s Ghana 2-1 Zimbabwe
87’ Goal oooo Andre Ayew scores from a header
It’s Ghana 3-1 Zimbabwe
It’s all over here at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium
Ghana bag in another points to go second on the table