Big match for Team USA at World Cup

WTNH Connecticut News

(AP) — When the U.S. takes on Germany, it’s one of those rare games when both teams will be happy with a draw. Just don’t expect either team to play for one.

Both countries have four points in Group G and a draw would put both through to the next round, with Germany as group winner on goal difference. Germany, though, badly wants to beat its former coach and star player Jurgen Klinsmann, who is now in charge of the U.S. team. The Americans, meanwhile, need a win to avoid Belgium in the next round. Add in the fact that five players on the U.S. team have German mothers, and there’s no shortage of plot lines that go beyond just the result.

Klinsmann said, “I don’t think that we are made for draws,” while Germany defender Mats Hummels said it would be “highly unsportsmanlike” not to go for a win.

View original post 37 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s