Qatar 2022: Ghana vs Uruguay – lineups & Prediction

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Ghana and Uruguay will face off on Friday 2nd December in the hope of sealing a spot in the knockout stages of the World Cup.

Both teams have the chance to join Portugal which has already qualified from Group H. A victory would guarantee a spot in the next round for Ghana, while a draw would be enough if Portugal avoid defeat against South Korea.

As for Uruguay, they need a victory of their own to advance, but South Korea needs to drop points as well.

Here’s all you need to know about this one.

Where are Ghana and Uruguay playing?

  • Location: Al-Wakrah, Qatar
  • Stadium: Al-Janoub Stadium
  • Date: Friday 2 December
  • Kick-off Time: 15:00 GMT / 10:00 ET / 07:00 PT

Ghana and Uruguay H2H Results (All-Time)

  • Ghana: 0 wins
  • Uruguay: 1 win
  • Draws: 0

Current Form (Last Five Games)

  • Ghana: LWWLW
  • Uruguay: WLWDL

Ghana team news

Left-back Gideon Mensah was forced off late on in the victory over South Korea but later confirmed he was just dealing with a cramp, suggesting he should be fit enough to feature once again.

Ghana’s lineup (predicted)

Ghana Starting 11 (4-2-3-1): Kudus, A. Ayesw, J. Ayew; Williams, Ati-Zigi; Lamptey, Amartey, Salisu, Mensah; Partey, Abdul Samed;
Bench: Odoi, Owusu, Kyereh, Sulemana, Barnieh, Bukari, Danlad, Nurudeen, Aidoo, Djiku, Seidu, Rahman, Fatawu, Sowah, Semenyo

Uruguay lineup (predicted)

Uruguay Starting XI (3-5-2): Rochet; Giminez, Coates, Godin; Varela, De Arrascaeta, Valverde, Bentanur, Nunez; Suarez, Cavani
Bench: Muslera, Sosa, Caceres, Vina, Rodriguez, Torreira, Ugarte, De la Cruz, Vecino, Torres, Canobbio, Pellistri, Gomez, Olivera

Ghana vs Uruguay score prediction

Uruguay have no options here, they have to go for it. Only a victory will do, and even then, that may not be enough.

The South Americans may unleash all three of Darwin Nunez, Luis Suarez, and Edinson Cavani in the hope of sealing that win, and that sort of firepower may be too much for a Ghana side that has yet to convince defensively.

That being said, Jordan Ayew is in his playmaking prime for some reason and will hope to take advantage of the gaps that come about as a result of Uruguay’s pedal-to-the-metal approach. Expect goals, but Uruguay should get the job done.

Here’s our Prediction: Ghana 3-1 Uruguay

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