Ghana vs. USA: 6 Observations from Group G Clash

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Ghana vs. USA: 6 Observations from Group G Clash
Ricardo Mazalan/Associated Press

The United States men's national team defeated Ghana 2-1 on Monday night in its opening game of the 2014 World Cup on the strength of goals from Clint Dempsey and John Anthony Brooks.

After going up 1-0 in the first minute of play on Dempsey's strike, the Americans conceded an equalizer in the 82nd minute. Then, in a thrilling finish, the U.S. found the winner in the 86th minute on a header from Brooks.

Here are six things we learned from the match.

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