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Old 06-23-2010, 02:10 PM
Status: "no sound ever comes from the gates of Eden" (set 23 days ago)
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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USA will be playing Serbia and England against Germany. Would be some great matchups.
Australia up by 2 likely means Serbia will be bounced and Ghana will play US. I believe we owe Ghana for something don't we?

^official

Ghana ranked #32 in both FIFA and ESPN lists
http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/ra...llranking.html
http://soccernet.espn.go.com/spi/ran...cc=5901&ver=us

After dusting off Ghana, US will face Uruguay (rated 16 & 7) - S Korea (rated 47 & 19) winner. Then on to semis where Brazil awaits.

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Old 06-23-2010, 02:31 PM
 
Location: TX
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I believe we owe Ghana for something don't we?
Partie deux.

Two Germany '06 rematches in 2nd Round: Ghana vs. USA, and Argentina vs. Mexico.

Can't believe Germany scratched only one goal against the aimless Ghana.
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Old 06-23-2010, 02:34 PM
 
Location: Chino Hills, Ca
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congrats to uncle sam army!!!

we are going to next group as grup champion!!
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Old 06-23-2010, 03:54 PM
 
Location: North Dakota
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U.S. has a fair shot at making top 4. They have a much easier path after finishing 1st in their group. Ghana and possibly Uruguay (if both win) will be tough but both are beatable
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Old 06-23-2010, 04:22 PM
 
Location: TX
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Unless Ghana starts scoring goals in regulation time and without the help of penalties, it's USA onto Final 8. USA should continue to play the way they did in 2nd half against Slovenia, and block all of Ghana's shots. Shouldn't be difficult since Ghana heavily favors 1-man set-ups.
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Old 06-23-2010, 05:11 PM
 
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This is the most exciting world cup for USA in the history. Just when you think USA is eliminated, they keep the hopes alive.

Who will USA play next?
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Old 06-23-2010, 05:21 PM
 
Location: Indianapolis
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Ghana is next! I like Ghana, they are a solid, fun to watch team... Hope the US plays well and can get past them.
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Old 06-23-2010, 06:37 PM
 
Location: Fishers, IN
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This is the most exciting world cup for USA in the history.
While I'm still pumped from earlier today, I have to disagree with this statement. The 2002 World Cup, in which we beat Portugal and narrowly lost to Germany in the quarterfinals, still tops it for me. We still have to beat that.
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Old 06-23-2010, 07:16 PM
 
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While I'm still pumped from earlier today, I have to disagree with this statement. The 2002 World Cup, in which we beat Portugal and narrowly lost to Germany in the quarterfinals, still tops it for me. We still have to beat that.
USA will play Germany next?

USA should play 1 game on July 4th also.
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Old 06-23-2010, 08:17 PM
 
Location: Fishers, IN
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USA will play Germany next?

USA should play 1 game on July 4th also.
No, we play Ghana next. Germany gets England, which is OK by me -- that gets one of those teams out of the tournament.
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