2022-11-25 08:32:00

2022 World Cup: Ronaldo benefitted from soft penalty against Ghana, VAR should have intervened - Gyan

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By Dennis Mabuka
  • Ronaldo went down and scored the opener
  • Gyan believes the penalty was a soft touch
  • Gyan faults referee for not checking with VAR

WHAT HAPPENED? In the Group H fixture at Stadium 974, Rass Abu Aboud, the Selecao took the lead in the 65th minute when Ronaldo converted from the penalty spot.

The penalty was awarded after Ronaldo went down in the box under a challenge from Mohammed Salisu.

Andre Ayew levelled matters for the Black Stars before Joao Felix and Rafael Leao made it 3-1. Substitute Osman Bukari reduced the deficit for Ghana but Portugal held on to win the group opener.

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