U.S. soccer team advances at World Cup

Jun 26, 2014, 2:31 PM EDT
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 26: Fans watch USA play Germany in a World Cup soccer match on one of two large screens placed for fans in Grant Park on June 26, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Organizers expected as many as 20,000 people to watch the game in the park. Credit Scott Olson/Getty Images
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The U.S. stayed close enough to the world’s No. 2 team to finish second in its group, allowing it to advance to meet the winner of Group H in the knockout round on July 1.

Background:

U.S. soccer team advances at World Cup [LATimes]

U.S. moves on with assist from Portugal [NYTimes]

World Cup Highlights [BusinessWeek]