USA (2-2) Portugal

USA vs. Portugal: Keeping Momentum vs. Changing Course (UPDATE: A Stunning Draw)


John Brooks of the USA scores against Ghana.

UPDATE: In a last-second goal (that was nearly in the last second of play), Portugal scored and tied the match at 2-2. With the win, Portugal fends off elimination, and the US must face Germany on Thursday for a spot in the Round of 16.

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After a 2-1 win over long-time rival Ghana, the US is hoping to keep their momentum going. Portugal, meanwhile, is hoping to score its first goal of the 2014 World Cup after a disastrous 4-0 loss to Germany in their first match. Can the US earn their second win? Can Portugal change course? Find out when the teams face off at 6 PM ET (10 PM UTC).

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