Black Stars Player Ratings After Zimbabwe Clash Shows Midfielders Did All The Work

Black Stars Player Ratings Zimbabwe

The black stars after defeating the warriors of Zimbabwe in the home game followed it up with another win away. This is the player ratings after the games.

Jojo Wallocott – 5/10

On his second appearance for Ghana, the Swindon Town goalkeeper appeared to lack composure and was jittery, one such moment almost resulting in a goal gifted to Zimbabwe but for a last-ditch clearance. Yet to find his confidence and looks to be having communication problems with his backline.

Daniel Amartey – 5/10

Amartey put up a decent performance at right-back but like in Saturday’s 3-1 win over Zimbabwe, the Leicester City man offered little going forward. Joined the two centre-backs at times to give Ghana a stronger three-man back line on occasions.

Abdul Rahman Baba – 5/10

The Reading man struggled to get in sync with the game, but provided a good outlet for Ghana in attack on occasions. His reading of the game and decision making in key moments on the day left much to be desired.

Jonathan Mensah – 5/10

Like on Saturday, Mensah was unable to organise his back line which was breached on multiple occasions and only saved by poor finishing on the part of Zimbabwe.

Alexander Djiku – 5/10

Unlucky to go off the pitch in the second half due to injury. Guilty alongside Mensah and Wallocott for Ghana’s poor defensive organisation and appeared a bit too mechanical in his play.

Iddrisu Baba – 7.5/10

Arguably the Man of the Match, the Real Mallorca man showed why he must be a starter for Ghana under Rajevac, providing a running body in front of the backline in screening the defensive, linking the defence to attack and allowing Thomas Partey needed flexibility.

Thomas Partey – 7/10

With Iddrisu taking up the defensive duty, Partey took up a strong responsibility of helping with ball progression while joining up in defence and attack in box-to-box capacity when needed. Capped his day with a free-kick for the match winner.

Mohammed Kudus – 7/10

The Ajax man’s growing reputation as perhaps Ghana’s most important man continues as he was a constant threat for Zimbabwe. He did not just contribute creatively and in dictating affairs in midfield but was in addition a scoring threat, going close to goal on several occasions and striking the bar one time.

Jordan Ayew – 4.5/10

Moved from lead striker to right wing, the Crystal Palace did little to affect the game as Ghana mainly threatened down the left and through the middle.

Kamaldeen Sulemana – 5.5/10

The Stade Rennes attacker was a joy for Ghana down the left but he would have to learn to influence games a bit more than in bursts.

Benjamin Tetteh – 5/10

The Turkey-based striker was a hard worker in putting the Zimbabwean defence under a lot of pressure but could have done better in holding up play and exerting himself on the match.

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh – 5/10

Came on for Kamaldeen Sulemana on the hour mark but could not influence the game as much as the man he replaced.

Joseph Aidoo – 5/10

Took the place of injured Djiku in the second half and was lucky not to have seen a weak back-pass intercepted by Zimbabwe for a possible equaliser.

Source: Goal

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