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World Cup: Ghana lose 2-3 to Portugal in group H opening thriller

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The black stars of Ghana put up a stable struggle towards a Christiano Ronaldo led Portugal however misplaced 3- 2 in what concluded a nasty day for African sides on the World Cup.

The west African facet taking part in defensively by the primary 45 minutes managed to cease the relentless Portuguese assault however fell quick within the second half- conceding their first objective from a penalty transformed by none apart from Christiano Ronaldo. 

Unsurprisingly Ghana got here out on the offensive in response and have been quickly rewarded with an excellent equaliser by Andrew Ayew.

Their attacking show later opened up the sport and with many errors in protection, noticed Portugal producing two fast objectives. 3- I it turned after the objectives at 78 and 80 minutes.

It appeared over for Ghana after the collapse however a spirited struggle produced one other objective out of nowhere elevating their hopesfor an equalizer. The black stars obtained shut within the dying minutes of additional time when the Portguese goalie virtually gifted the ball in what might have been a pricey slip. Inaki Williams nevertheless slips on the essential second. 

3- 2 it ended for the Portuguese after the thriller. The black stars should salvage key factors from South Korea of their subsequent group H matches.