Germany beats the US 1-0; US advances to knockout round
June 26, 2014 1:55 PM
By The Associated Press
NESHA STARCEVIC (AP Sports Writer)
United States' Omar Gonzalez goes over Germany's Thomas Mueller to head the ball as United States' Matt Besler looks on during the group G World Cup soccer match between the USA and Germany at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, Thursday, June 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan) (Credit: AP)
(AP) -- Thomas Mueller scored his fourth goal of the World Cup on Friday as Germany defeated the United States 1-0 to win Group G ahead of the Americans, who also advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup despite losing.
With two wins and a draw, Germany topped the group with seven points, while the U.S. progressed with four. Portugal beat Ghana 2-1 but both were eliminated.
Content Preview This content is exclusive for Optimum, Time Warner®, Comcast®, customers with access to News 12.