FIFA World Cup Group H Match Statistics
S/KOREA VS GHANA
Venue: Education City Stadium
S/Korea 2 vs 3 Ghana
G Cho (58′, 61′) M Salisu (24′)
M Kudus (34′, 68′)
South Korea XI (4-2-3-1): Kim S.; Kim M.H., Kim Y., Kim M., Kim J.; Hwang, W. Jung; Kwon, Jeong, Son; G. Cho
Ghana XI (4-3-3): Ati-Zigi; Lamptey, Amartey, Salisu, Mensah; Thomas, Abdul Samed, Kudus; A. Ayew, I. Williams, J. Ayew
Ghana scored 3 goals in a single World Cup match for the first time in their history.
At 22 years and 118 days old, Mohammed Kudus is the second youngest African player to score two goals in a World Cup match, after Ahmed Musa (21y 254d) for Nigeria against Argentina in 2014.
Cho Gue-Sung is the first Korea Republic player to score more than once in a World Cup game, while he is the first Asian player to score two headers in a World Cup game.
Ghana are the first team to record consecutive 3-2 results at the World Cup (for or against) since Uruguay in 2010 and the fourth side overall to do so (also Germany in 1994 and Switzerland in 1934).
Mohammed Salisu has become the first defender to score for Ghana in World Cup history.
Mohammed Kudus is the first ever player to score two goals for @GhanaBlackstars in a single #FIFAWorldCup
Possession: 58% 42%
Shots: 11 7
Shots on target: 6 3
Corners: 12 5
Fouls: 13 9
Yellow Card: 2 2
Red Card: 0 0
Referee: Anthony Taylor
Assistants: Beswick Gary, Nunn Adam
VAR: Vigliano Mauro Vido