• Cristiano Ronaldo 65' (pen.)
  • João Félix 78'
  • Rafael Leão 80'
3
Group Stage
Finished
  • André Ayew 73'
  • Osman Bukari 89'
2
POR
GHA
KO
HT
  • Otavio turns away from Ayew and is brought down by the Ghana skipper. Ayew goes into the book for his challenge.
    Ghana
    Yellow Card
    GHA - André Ayew
    49'
  • Otavio has picked up a knock, which may have been from the challenge by Ayew. Carvalho replaces him in the Portugal midfield.
    Portugal
    Portugal
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out25 - Otávio
    Substitution - In14 - William Carvalho
    56'
  • Seidu goes into the book for charging in late on Joao Felix. The two players have a little confrontation after the fact, which the referee has to bring under control.
    Ghana
    Yellow Card
    GHA - Alidu Seidu
    57'
  • GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!! RONALDO FIRES PORTUGAL AHEAD!!!! 1-0!!!! The forward holds his composure from the penalty spot as he hammers his right-footed strike up and above Ati-Zigi's dive and into the back of the net. You can never keep Ronaldo down for long as he becomes the first man to score a five World Cups.
    Portugal
    Goal
    POR - Cristiano Ronaldo
    65'
  • Lamptey replaces Seidu at the back for the Black Stars. Seidu was very close to being sent off earlier.
    Ghana
    Ghana
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out26 - Alidu Seidu
    Substitution - In2 - Tariq Lamptey
    66'
  • GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!! AYEW POKES HOME AN EQUALISER!!!! 1-1!!!! Ghana are back in the game as Ayew converts from close range. Kudus makes a great run behind the Portugal defence down the inside-left channel. He puts in a sublime low cross into the middle that Ayew attacks and steers home with his right boot in the six-yard area. Game on.
    Ghana
    Goal
    GHA - André Ayew
    73'
  • After creating the Ghana equaliser, Kudus makes way for the Black Stars and is replaced by Bukari.
    Ghana
    Ghana
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out20 - Mohammed Kudus
    Substitution - In11 - Osman Bukari
    Ghana
    Ghana
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out10 - André Ayew
    Substitution - In9 - Jordan Ayew
    77'
  • Leao enters the action for the Selecao to replace Neves.
    Portugal
    Portugal
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out18 - Rúben Neves
    Substitution - In15 - Rafael Leão
    77'
  • GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!! JOAO FELIX RESTORES PORTUGAL'S LEAD!!!!! 2-1!!!!!! The Selecao regain the lead as Joao Felix races on to a throughball and slots his effort over Ati-Zigi into the net. Fernandes threads the needle to release Joao Felix in the inside-right channel. The forward still has work to do, but he guides his strike past the on-rushing keeper to put his team back in front. A cool finish from Joao Felix.
    Portugal
    Goal
    POR - João Félix
    78'
  • GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!!!!! LEAO STEERS HOME A STRIKE!!!!!! 3-1 PORTUGAL!!!! Portugal take command of the game as Leao curls home a fine strike from the inside-left channel for his first international goal. Fernandes times his offload to perfection to release Leao in space. The forward takes the effort on first-time and guides it away from Ati-Zigi into the bottom-right corner.
    Portugal
    Goal
    POR - Rafael Leão
    80'
  • Palhinha replaces Silva in the middle of the park for the Selecao.
    Portugal
    Portugal
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out10 - Bernardo Silva
    Substitution - In6 - João Palhinha
    Portugal
    Portugal
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out11 - João Félix
    Substitution - In17 - João Mário
    88'
  • Joao Mario is on Joao Felix for the closing stages of the contest.
    Portugal
    Portugal
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out7 - Cristiano Ronaldo
    Substitution - In26 - Gonçalo Ramos
    88'
  • GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!! BUKARI GETS ANOTHER ONE BACK FOR GHANA!!!!!! 3-2!!! The Black Stars are not out of this game yet as Bukari steers home a header into the top-right corner. Rahman runs down the left flank and gets the better of Cancelo before he lifts a cross to the back post. It takes a deflection to reach Bukari and he makes no mistake with a perfect header to beat Costa.
    Ghana
    Goal
    GHA - Osman Bukari
    89'
  • Pereira goes into the book for bringing down Williams on the halfway line.
    Ghana
    Yellow Card
    GHA - Iñaki Williams
    91'
  • Williams lashes out at Pereira, who prevents him getting to his feet. Pereira makes the most of the contact, but Williams still gets booked.
    Portugal
    Yellow Card
    POR - Danilo Pereira
    91'
  • An attacking change from Ghana as Djiku is withdrawn for Semenyo.
    Ghana
    Ghana
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out21 - Salis Abdul Samed
    Substitution - In25 - Antoine Semenyo
    Ghana
    Ghana
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out23 - Alexander Djiku
    Substitution - In8 - Daniel-Kofi Kyereh
    92'
  • Fernandes pulls back Bukari and goes into the book.
    Portugal
    Yellow Card
    POR - Bruno Fernandes
    95'
FT
Portugal
Game Stats
Ghana
62%
Possession
38%
11
Shots
9
5
Shots (On goal)
3
3
Corners
3
1
Saves
2
14
Fouls
19

Lineups

22
Diogo Costa
20
João Cancelo
4
Rúben Dias
13
Danilo Pereira
5
Raphaël Guerreiro
10
Bernardo Silva
18
Rúben Neves
25
Otávio
8
Bruno Fernandes
7
Cristiano Ronaldo
11
João Félix
Portugal
4-3-3
1
Ati Zigi
26
Alidu Seidu
18
Daniel Amartey
23
Alexander Djiku
4
Mohammed Salisu
17
Abdul Rahman Baba
5
Thomas Partey
20
Mohammed Kudus
21
Salis Abdul Samed
10
André Ayew
19
Iñaki Williams
Ghana
5-3-2

Team Stats

Portugal

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
021
ForwardsGASFCFW
02014
88'
65'
10323
88'
78'
10233
MidfieldersGASFCFW
88'
00000
77'
00020
56'
00233
SubstitutesGASFCFW
56'(Otávio)
00000
77'(Rúben Neves)
80'
10110
88'(João Félix)
00000
88'(Bernardo Silva)
00000
88'(Cristiano Ronaldo)
00001
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
000--
000--

Ghana

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
032
ForwardsGASFCFW
00012
77'
73'
10123
MidfieldersGASFCFW
00110
92'
00010
77'
00211
SubstitutesGASFCFW
66'(Alidu Seidu)
00010
77'(Mohammed Kudus)
89'
10211
77'(André Ayew)
00000
92'(Alexander Djiku)
00000
92'(Salis Abdul Samed)
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
000--
000--

Team Ranks

Portugal
Game Stats
Ghana
62%
Possession
38%
11
Shots
9
5
Shots (On goal)
3
3
Corners
3
1
Saves
2
14
Fouls
19