1. United States vs. Belgium Betting Odds Preview, World Cup Prediction

    Belgium came into the World Cup as a sleeper squad, and despite winning three matches in group play, their play has been a bit sleepy. Only four nations won all three of their group matches, but Belgium were underwhelming...

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  2. Jozy Altidore Would Provide Huge Boost to USA Against Belgium

    The United States' reward for surviving the Group of Death is a date with Belgium, one of the trendier picks amongst the soccer hipsters to advance deep into this year's tournament...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 14 days ago 14,916 reads 28 comments

  3. Klinsmann Talks Penalty Kick Approach as Knockout Phase Draws Near

    With the group stage now over and done with and the knockout rounds drawing near, the subject of penalty kicks was bound to come up to U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann eventually...

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  4. Jurgen Klinsmann's USA Should Have No Fear of Belgium

    The "Group of Death" has been conquered, and now the US men's national team are set to do battle with Belgium on Tuesday to keep their World Cup hopes alive. Many expected Belgium to be a dark horse in this tournament, but the U...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 15 days ago 23,876 reads 152 comments

  5. Mix Diskerud Needs to Start for USMNT Against Belgium

    When the United States men's national team takes on Belgium in the round of 16 of the 2014 World Cup next Tuesday, one player who must start for the United States is midfielder Mix Diskerud...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 15 days ago 15,341 reads 49 comments

  6. Will Vincent Kompany Injury Have Any Effect on American Attack?

    Just a day after the round-of-16 matchup between the United States and Belgium was set, one key storyline is beginning to develop out of both camps...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 15 days ago 2,485 reads 3 comments

  7. Jozy Altidore's Return Vital for Team USA's 2014 World Cup Chances

    Jurgen Klinsmann is optimistic striker Jozy Altidore will recover from a hamstring injury in time for USA's 2014 World Cup round ...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 15 days ago 9,191 reads 30 comments

  8. Having Survived Group of Death, USMNT Excited for Pressure

    RECIFE, Brazil – Drawn into a group most figured the United States would depart in a body bag, death has yet to come in Brazil...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 15 days ago 241 reads 0 comments

  9. Analyzing Howard's Saves vs. Germany

    As the United States' last line of defense, goalkeeper Tim Howard kept his team's hopes alive Thursday despite a German onslaught. He seemed to be everywhere in the first half: blocking shots, intercepting crosses and clearing the zone...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 15 days ago 240 reads 0 comments

  10. Now the World Cup Fun Begins for USA

    The United States didn't deserve to go out of the World Cup Thursday against Germany — not after coming within 30 seconds of clinching their place in the knockout stages against ...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 15 days ago 208 reads 0 comments

  11. US Midfielder Jones Has Broken Nose as Expected

    SAO PAULO (AP) — U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones has a broken nose as he expected after Thursday's game against Germany, but he is scheduled to play in the round of 16 against Belgium on Tuesday in Salvador...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 16 days ago 579 reads 0 comments

  12. Why Jurgen Klinsmann's Decision to Leave out Landon Donovan Has Been Justified

    When Jurgen Klinsmann announced his 23-man World Cup roster back in late May, there was only one topic of discussion: Landon Donovan was not on the list. From there, the U...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 16 days ago 10,650 reads 112 comments

  13. 5 Things for USA to Look Forward to Following Loss to Germany

    Although the United States men's national team lost to Germany 1-0 on Thursday, the narrow defeat combined with a 2-1 victory by Portugal over Ghana was enough for the U.S. to advance to the round of 16 in the 2014 World Cup...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 16 days ago 6,878 reads 28 comments

  14. USA vs. Germany 2014: Americans Shouldn't Panic After Loss in Group Stage Finale

    With the Red, White and Blue safely through to the round of 16, no one seemed to notice that the Americans lost to Germany, 1-0, Thursday. And that's a good thing. At first glance, there's plenty of room for criticism...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 16 days ago 2,840 reads 26 comments

  15. Ranking the USA Players on Their World Cup Group-Stage Form

    Now that the United States men's national team has completed its first goal, which is get out of the so-called Group of Death, another task awaits them in the form of Belgium...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 16 days ago 12,552 reads 76 comments

  16. EmpireStateBldg: To Celebrate @USSoccer's ...

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  17. USA vs. Belgium: Each Side's Biggest Questions for 2014 World Cup Knockout Stage

    The United States surprised many people around the world by advancing through the Group of Death with Germany, Portugal and Ghana. However, things continue to be difficult with a round of 16 battle against Belgium...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 16 days ago 32,984 reads 26 comments

  18. USA Soccer Advances to Knockout Round in Consecutive World Cups for First Time

    While largely unimpressive in losing 1-0 to Germany in their final group-stage match at the 2014 World Cup, the United States Men's National Team advanced to the knockout round in consecutive Cups for the first time ever, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 16 days ago 1,497 reads 3 comments

  19. Klinsmann Vindicated After USA Knock out Portugal

    When the World Cup draw was made last December, American fans must have resigned themselves to a nice trip out to Brazil for a week or so, holding out little hope of actually progressing beyond the first round...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 16 days ago 217 reads 0 comments

  20. Ann Coulter's Column About Soccer Is the Worst Thing Ever Written

    I was all ready to begin a nice, leisurely vacation tonight… and then Ann Coulter had to go write about soccer.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 16 days ago 813 reads 3 comments

  21. One World Cup Stat Regarding Michael Bradley to Blow Some US Minds

    Michael Bradley has been a bit of a whipping boy the past week, an unexpected development for a midfielder considered to be among, if not the most complete player on the United States roster...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 16 days ago 428 reads 0 comments

  22. The U.S.'s Odds of Beating Belgium And Every Other World Cup Opponent

    I passed a fellow Disney cast member in the hallway just after Thursday afternoon's first set of World Cup matches concluded. He'd missed the U.S.-Germany game.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 16 days ago 1,226 reads 1 comments

  23. Michael Bradley, Motor in U.S. Midfield, Needs a Tuneup

    If Landon Donovan was the face of United States soccer, then Michael Bradley was — and is — its motor...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 16 days ago 143 reads 1 comments

  24. After Surviving World Cup Group of Death, the Sky Is the Limit for US Soccer

    In his first press conference after landing in Brazil, Jurgen Klinsmann refused to walk back his then-infamous comments about the United States having no chance to win the World Cup, ...

    Dan Levy Written by Dan Levy about 16 days ago 103,381 reads 657 comments

  25. Leroux Thinks Jurgen Was Wrong to Write off the U.S. Before the World Cup

    When Jurgen Klinsmann proclaimed that the United States was not going to win the World Cup, most members of the US Men's National Team — at least publicly — didn't seem overly offended or bothered by the comment...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 16 days ago 8 reads 0 comments