Germany vs. Ghana: Goals and Highlights from Group G MatchJune 21, 2014
Germany and Ghana played to a thrilling 2-2 draw on Saturday in Group G, leaving the "Group of Death" wide open.
The two sides played to a scoreless first half before goals started pouring in in a wild second half.
Mario Gotze broke the deadlock in the 51st minute, getting on the end of a perfect cross from Thomas Muller to give Germany a 1-0 lead.
Mario Götze: Has now scored 5 goals in his last 5 competitive matches for Germany #ger— WhoScored.com (@WhoScored) June 21, 2014
Mario Götze goal Germany 1-0 https://t.co/xd2GAQioc4— gifdsports (@gifdsports) June 21, 2014
Not long after, the Ghanaians equalised in the 54th minute off of a header from Andre Ayew. Ayew beat Per Mertesacker in the air to get things level.
Andre Ayew scores 1-1 Ghana https://t.co/0UJgUhO4S8— gifdsports (@gifdsports) June 21, 2014
Asamoah Gyan gave Ghana a shock lead with a smashed shot past German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in the 63rd minute.
Gyan became the first African player to score in three World Cups with the goal.
Asamoah Gyan 2-1 Ghana https://t.co/YlNCnBQ2zJ— gifdsports (@gifdsports) June 21, 2014
Substitute Miroslav Klose got the all-important equaliser for Germany, knocking in a goal from close range.
It was his 15th career World Cup goal, tying him with Ronaldo for the most all time.
Klose!!!!!!!!! 2-2 Germany https://t.co/T18qLVfcgO— gifdsports (@gifdsports) June 21, 2014
Germany will conclude against the United States and Ghana face Portugal.