6 heartbreaking photos from Ghana/Egypt match

6 heartbreaking photos from Ghana/Egypt match

The Black Stars of Ghana’s dreams of qualifying to a fourth World Cup now hang in the balance after losing 2-0 in Alexandria to the Pharaohs of Egypt.

Sunday’s defeat meant Ghana has now scored only 2 goals in 360 minutes of World Cup qualifying action.

7 heartbreaking photos from Ghana/Egypt match

Egypt and Ghana at Borg Al Arab Stadium in Alexandria. EPA/KHALED ELFIQI

A 43rd minute penalty transformed by Roma star Mohammed Salah and a second goal from Abdalla El Said in the 86th minute were enough to strengthen the Pharaohs’ lead in Group E with six points, while Ghana remain third placed with one point following their home draw to Uganda in matchday one.

7 heartbreaking photos from Ghana/Egypt match

Heartbreaking photos from Ghana/Egypt match.EPA/KHALED ELFIQI

7 heartbreaking photos from Ghana/Egypt match

Heartbreaking photos from Ghana/Egypt match.

Roma forward Salah scored from the spot two minutes prior to half-time to help Hector Cuper's side on their way to a second Group E win from as many matches.

7 heartbreaking photos from Ghana/Egypt match

Goalkeeper of Egypt celebrating their victory/EPA/KHALED ELFIQI

Ghana enjoyed plenty of possession in Borg El Arab, but offered far too little in the final third to trouble the home defence.

7 heartbreaking photos from Ghana/Egypt match

Heartbreaking photos from Ghana/Egypt match/EPA/KHALED ELFIQI

7 heartbreaking photos from Ghana/Egypt match

7 heartbreaking photos from Ghana/Egypt match/EPA/KHALED ELFIQI

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