Sweet Victory: U.S. Beats Ghana, 2-1

Team USA won their first Group G match against Ghana at the 2014 Brazil World Cup on Monday.

Team USA fans cheer prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group G match between Ghana and the United States at Estadio das Dunas on June 16, 2014 in Natal, Brazil. Team USA beat Ghana 2-1.

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Kyle Beckerman of the U.S. is fouled by Ghana's Mohammed Rabiu.

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A supporter of Ghana cheers in the stands prior to the match against the United States.

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Clint Dempsey of the United States reacts after scoring his team's first goal against Ghana.

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U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard fails to stop a ball shot by Ghana's midfielder Andre Ayew.

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Ghana's Andre Ayew celebrates after scoring his side's first goal against the U.S.

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Ghana's Asamoah Gyan leaps over U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard.

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U.S. defender John Brooks, third from left, scores to put Team USA ahead of Ghana, 2-1.

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Fans cheer after the U.S. scored a second goal at a viewing party in Hermosa Beach, Calif.

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