Team USA advances despite loss to Germany

Jun 26, 2014

United States v Honduras - FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier

SAN PEDRO SULA, HONDURAS – FEBRUARY 06: Jermaine Jones #13 of the United States fights for a ball with Luis Garrido #19 of Honduras during a FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier at Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano on February 6, 2013 in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images); Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

The United States lost 1-0 to Germany this morning in their World Cup match, but both teams are advancing to the knockout round because of Portugal’s 2-1 win over Ghana.

The US beat Ghana 2-1 and tied Portugal 2-2 to finish second in Group G with four points. Germany wins the group with seven points.  

The U.S. also made the Round of 16 in the last World Cup in 2010, but lost to Ghana in a 201 extra time defeat.



Mike Woitalla, executive editor, Soccer America Magazine. He is joining us from Rio de Janeiro, where he is covering the World Cup



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