Danny Williams scored the equalizer in the 88th minute and Bobby Wood broke the deadline in the 90th as the U.S. overcame a 3-1 deficit in the last 20-plus minutes to produce one of the greatest away victories in the program's recent history.
Everything in the group stage of the World Cup is interwoven, with a result 1,500 miles away affecting teams preparing for their games 24 hours later. Such was the case Saturday as the favored Germans settled for one point, opening a glorious chance for the U.S. to seize first place Sunday evening with a victory over Portugal.
SÃO PAULO – Jozy Altidore has been ruled out of the U.S. national team's World Cup match against Portugal on Sunday because of a strained left hamstring, a long-anticipated announcement made by the U.S. Soccer Federation on Thursday.
NATAL, Brazil — The U.S. national soccer team waited four years for this moment, to measure progress since the last World Cup, to avenge losses against a two-time nemesis and to implement Jurgen Klinsmann's grand plan.