Mohammed Kudus scored twice as Ghana defeated South Korea 3-2 in a dramatic World Cup Group H match on Monday to remain in contention for the knockout stages. Ghana led 2-0 at halftime but allowed South Korea back into the game as Cho Gue-sung netted twice in three minutes to tie the game at 2-2, only for Kudus to gain Ghana victory in a thrilling duel.
Ghana led 2-0 at halftime after scoring two goals in the first half. South Korea tied the game at 2-2 after Cho Gue-Sung scored twice in three minutes. Kudus scored a game-winning goal for the African team in the second half. Despite repeated attempts, South Korea was unable to overcome that lead.
South Korea: Seung-Gyu Kim (6), Moon-Hwan Kim (6), Min-Jae Kim (6), Young-Gwon Kim (6), Jin-Su Kim (8), In-Beom Hwang (6), Jung (6), Chang-Hoon Kwon (6), Jeong (7), Heung-Min Son (7), Gue-Sung Cho (6)
Subs: Hee-Chan Hwang (6), Na (7), Kang-In Lee (7), Kyung-Won Kwon (7)
Ghana: Ati-Zigi (6), Lamptey (7), Amartey (7), Salisu (7), Mensah (6), Partey (7), Abdul Samed (6), Kudus (9), Andre Ayew (7), Williams (7), Jordan Ayew (8)
Subs: Odoi (6), Kyereh (6), Baba (6), Sulemana (6), Djiku (6)
Player of the match: Mohammed Kudus