After dominating most of the second half Ghana finally tied the match on André Ayew's 82nd-minute strike. Ghana were pressing the action and finally plunged the dagger we all seemed to be waiting for after the quick and early lead.

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Less inevitable was the response. Four minutes later, the sort-of maligned John Brooks came through with a header to put the the U.S. back up, 2-1. Brooks's goal was the first goal ever scored by a sub for Team USA in the World Cup.