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World Cup 2014: In 1-0 Defeat to Germany, Not All Lost For USA

Christiano Ronaldo and Portugal deliver a gift to USA in the form of a 2-1 victory over Ghana.
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World Cup 2014: In 1-0 Defeat to Germany, Not All Lost For USA

In most other competitions around the world, 1-0 on the scoreboard means the team without points is defeated. But in the group stage of FIFA’s World Cup, things aren’t always as they seem. By virtue of a 1-1-1 record, the USMNT will advance into the knockout round to face either Belgium or Algeria on Tuesday July 1, at 4 pm (eastern time, live on ESPN). While the U.S.

2014 World Cup: United States vs. Germany Game Preview and Prediction

Will The U.S. Find a Way to Advance?
2014 World Cup: U.S. Game No. 2 Preview v. Germany

The final and most important game of the group stage has arrived. Germany with its No. 2 FIFA ranking is widely considered one of the world’s best teams. Don’t know what to expect? We’ve got you covered below.

 

15 Super-American Images to Get You Pumped For USA-Germany World Cup

You can almost hear the chants of U-S-A, U-S-A, U-S-A!
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If you’ve been following the USA’s World Cup matches like most Americans have, your attention is probably piqued at this point. At some time in the past two weeks, you’ve likely been surrounded by a bunch of friends or strangers chanting “USA! USA! USA!” or exercising their vocal cords after a GOALLLLLL!. You may have changed your computer background to a picture of Clint Dempsey, or maybe you’ve updated your homepage to FIFA.com.

World Cup 2014: How the United States Can Advance to the Round of 16

What Does the U.S. Need to Do to Qualify For the Next Stage?
World Cup 2014: How the United States Can Advance to the Round of 16

In the closing minute of extra time on Sunday, citizens throughout the country waited in anticipation of the final whistle, one that would secure the United States’ entry into the knockout stage of the World Cup. Up 2-1 with precious time ticking away, all the Americans needed to do was keep the Portuguese from netting a desperation goal.