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Ghana v Uruguay: tactical preview

July 1, 2010
Ghana v Uruguay: tactical preview

How many people predicted that one of these sides would make it into the semi-final?
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Ghana 2-1 United States: Ghana’s organisation and direct running results in the narrowest of victories

June 26, 2010
Ghana 2-1 United States: Ghana’s organisation and direct running results in the narrowest of victories

A tremendous football match won by the side who showed just a little bit more organisation and structure throughout, and made fewer mistakes.
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World Cup second round preview (part one)

June 26, 2010
World Cup second round preview (part one)

The eight World Cup second round matches are spread over the course of four days. Here’s previews for the first half…
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Germany 1-0 Ghana: Ghana pay the price for not picking up Özil, but both progress

June 23, 2010
Germany 1-0 Ghana: Ghana pay the price for not picking up Özil, but both progress

Like yesterday’s Uruguay v Mexico game – a strange contest, because both teams were happy with the scoreline as it stood for most of the second half.
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Serbia 0-1 Ghana: Victory handed to Ghana, but they deserved the win

June 13, 2010
Serbia 0-1 Ghana: Victory handed to Ghana, but they deserved the win

Serbian indiscipline played a large part in the scoreline, but Ghana were by far the better side and deserved their victory. Their performance was a continuation of their Africa Cup of Nations tactics – defend solidly, cautiously counter-attack, rely on Asamoah Gyan for goals.
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