Where: The Brasilia national stadium
When: Thursday June 26, 1300 local (1600 GMT/12 PM ET)
Portugal: 22-Beto; 21-Joao Pereira, 2-Pepe, 3-Bruno Alves, 19-Andre Almeida; 4-Miguel Veloso, 8-Joao Moutinho, 16-Ricardo Meireles; 18-Silvestre Varela, 11-Eder, 7-Cristiano Ronaldo
Ghana: 16-Fatau Dauda; 23-Harrison Afful, 21-John Boye, 19-Jonathan Mensah, 20-Kwadwo Asamoah; 5-Michael Essien, 17-Mohammed Rabiu; 7-Christian Atsu, 9-Kevin-Prince Boateng, 10-Andre Ayew; 3-Asamoah Gyan
* World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal is taking part in his sixth major tournament and has scored at least once in each of the previous five.
* Portugal came within about 30m seconds of an early exit at the hands of the United States in Manaus on Sunday when Silvestre Varela headed home Ronaldo's cross to salvage a draw.
* Asamoah Gyan's goal for Ghana against Germany took his World Cup tally to five and equalled the all-time African top scorer in the tournament, Cameroon's Roger Milla. (Compiled by Iain Rogers, editing by Ken Ferris)
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