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United States needs just a point against Germany to move on to last 16
United States needs just a point against Germany to move on to last 16

Yesterday in one sentence: Argentina and Nigeria played Arena Football defense and Ecuador and France threw the kitchen sink at each other while Switzerland improbably got its act together to advance to the last 16. What’s on tap: United States vs. Germany, noon, ESPN; Portugal vs. Ghana, noon, ESPN2; Algeria vs. Russia, 4 p.m., ESPN2; Belgium vs. South Korea, 4 p.m., ESPN. What you’ll see: I cannot believe this is what I asked for. Two wins and guaranteed advancing would have been nice, of course. But every American fan would have taken four points from the Ghana and Portugal matches with a chance to advance against Germany, and the main consequence of the...

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