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Saturday October 16th 2021

Germany beats Ghana 1-0, Both Teams Advance

Germany's Mesut Oezil, right, fires a shot and scores his side's opening goal during the World Cup group D soccer match between Ghana and Germany at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, June 23, 2010. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)

Source, AP: JOHANNESBURG — Mesut Oezil scored on a left-footed blast from outside the area Wednesday to give Germany a 1-0 win over Ghana and first place in Group D at the World Cup.

Despite the defeat, Ghana also advanced to the round of 16 — taking second place in the group with four points. Australia also finished with four points, but Ghana was ahead on goal differential.

Ghana is the first African team to make the knockout phase of the tournament.

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