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Jozy Altidore to miss US-Germany World Cup game
Jozy Altidore will miss the United States’ World Cup game against Germany on Thursday because of his strained left hamstring.
No deal to draw, say Germany and US before game
There won’t be friendly phone calls, there won’t be any dirty deals. That’s the promise from both sides ahead of Germany’s final Group G match against the United States.
Standout results in Brazil fuel CONCACAF ambitions
Success for North and Central American teams in Brazil is fueling the region’s ambitions for future World Cups.
Neymar leads Brazil; Mexico also through
Brazil relied on its star Neymar for two early goals to beat Cameroon 4-1 Monday and reach the World Cup’s knockout stage for a South American showdown against Chile, a 2-0 loser to the Netherlands.
Dutch beat Chile to top Group B
Leroy Fer scored a minute after coming on as a substitute to break the deadlock and help give the Netherlands a 2-0 victory over Chile on Monday and top Group B at the World Cup with three consecutive wins.
Klinsmann says US wants win, not tie, vs Germany
American players still were showering off the sweat from the steamy Amazon night when the first questions about a possible conspiracy were asked: Would the United States and Germany try to play to a tie Thursday that would guarantee World Cup advancement to both nations?
Mexico eager to try its ’luck’ against Croatia
Mexico coach Miguel Herrera says he’s happy to be lucky if that means advancing in the World Cup.
U.S. can still advance to the knockout stage
The United States and Germany both have four points and are atop Group G over Ghana and Portugal who have one point each. In the group stage of the World Cup, wins are worth three points, and draws are worth one point. All four teams have one game remaining.
Ronaldo helps Portugal earn 2-2 draw against US
With Cristiano Ronaldo on the field, a one-goal lead is never safe. The world player of the year rarely sparkled on a hot and humid night in the jungle, but his inch-perfect stoppage-time cross set up Varela for the equalizing goal Sunday in Portugal’s 2-2 draw against the United States at the World Cup.
US draws, Belgium advances, Algeria wins
The goals kept coming at the World Cup Sunday and — unfortunately for the U.S. — the scoring didn’t stop until the last 30 seconds of its 2-2 draw with Portugal. Both teams stayed alive, while Belgium advanced and Algeria won its first World Cup game in 32 years.
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