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U.S. advances to knock-out round in World Cup

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Jun 26, 2014 at 6:48 PM

The United States advanced today in the 2014 FIFA World Cup soccer tournament.

The Americans lost 1-0 to Germany this afternoon to finish 1-1-1 in Group G. Germany finished 2-0-1.

Both teams advance to the knock-out round of 16 in the tournament.

In the other Group G match today, Portugal defeated Ghana, 2-1. Portugal also was 1-1-1 but lost out to the U.S. for the second knock-out round berth based on the goal differenial tie-breaker.

The U.S. is scheduled to play the Group H winner Belgium on Tuesday. The accompanying bracket shows the match-ups. Click on the image to make it bigger.

How do you think the U.S. will do in the next round? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

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