The United States gave Germany too much respect, but manager Juergen Klinsmann promised there would be no repeat of their cagey display in the last 16 after they reached the World Cup`s knockout stages despite a 1-0 loss on Thursday.
A dramatic goal from Silvestre Varela with just 30 seconds to the end helped Portugal earn a 2-2 draw against the US in Group G and kept their hopes alive of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup last-16 at the Arena Amazonia here Sunday.
After 90 brutal minutes of end-to-end action, the Americans emerged with a thrilling 2-1 win over Ghana. US fans were screaming for revenge Monday after the Black Stars eliminated the Americans from the last two Cups. They got it. At a price.
Tottenham came from behind to beat Manchester City thanks to three quick-fire goals from Clint Dempsey, Jermain Defoe and Gareth Bale which all but ends the reigning Premier League champion’s hopes of retaining their crown.