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Team USA loses, advances anyway

RECIFE BRAZIL - JUNE 25:  The US Men's National Team work out during training ArenPernambuco June 25 2014 Recife

RECIFE, BRAZIL - JUNE 25: The US Men's National Team work out during training at Arena Pernambuco on June 25, 2014 in Recife, Brazil. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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Updated: June 26, 2014 12:58PM



After taking Ghana to task and a respectable-but-still-disappointing draw with Portugal, Team USA finds itself matched up against a formidable opponent for the last round of group play in the World Cup. A tie would be good enough to advance, and there are even a few scenarios where the U.S. could lose and still advance, but let's just win and call it a day.

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