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KEY STATS | Ghana versus Uruguay

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Ghana play Uruguay in Group H of the World Cup on Friday.

When: Friday, 2 December, Kick-Off at 17:00

Where: Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah

Capacity: 44,325

Odds:

Ghana win: 4/1

Uruguay win: 8/11

Draw: 13/5

Key stats:

* Ghana have not kept a clean sheet in their last nine World Cup matches.

* Uruguay were unbeaten in five FIFA World Cup group stage matches against European teams prior to their defeat by Portugal.

* Ghana’s two group games have featured 10 goals. They were on the wrong end of a five-goal thriller against Portugal but beat South Korea 3-2, snapping their six-game winless run in the World Cup group stage.

* Uruguay, who have yet to score at this year’s finals, have only failed to qualify for the knockout phase in one of their last six World Cup appearances.

Previous meetings:

* Their only previous meeting was in the infamous 2010 World Cup quarter-final, when Uruguay’s Luis Suarez was sent off for a blatant handball only for Ghana to miss the resulting penalty and lose the shootout after the match finished 1-1 after extra time.

 

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