Saturday, June 19, 2010

Australia's Brett Holman scored almost won the kangaroo team, eventually equated because Kewell hans ball : Australia 1-1 Ghana

**Australia's star striker Harry Kewell had been sent off and given away a penalty as the Socceroos went in 1-1 at half time of their Group D show down with Ghana at Rustenberg on Saturday.

Australia's Brett Holman slammed home from close range after Ghana 'keeper Richard Kingson failed to hold a fiery free kick from Mark Bresciano after 11 minutes.

But the real drama unfolded when Kewell, in his comeback match after a long injury lay off, leaned and slightly put an arm out to stop a Jonathan Mensah shot from levelling the scores.

Kewell was furious but had to take the walk for his straight red and then watch Asamoah Gyan score from the spot sending Mark Schwartzer the wrong way.

Team Line-Ups:

Ghana: Richard Kingson, Lee Addy, Jonathan Mensah, Hans Sarpe , John Pantsil, Kevin Prince Boateng (Matthew Amoah 88'), Anthony Annan, Asamoah Kwado (Sulley Muntari 76'), Andre Ayew, Prince Tagoe (Quincy Owusu-Abeiye 56'), Asamoah Gyan

Australia: Mark Schwarzer, Craig Moore, Lucas Neill, David Carney, Luke Wilkshire (Nikita Rukavytsya 82'), Mark Bresciano (Scott Chipperfield 65'), Carl Valeri, Brett Holman (Josuha Kennedy 67'), Jason Culina, Brett Emerton, Harry Kewell


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