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OK, So How Exactly Does USA Advance In The World Cup?

These are basically all the ways Team USA can move on to the next round.

1. Here are the standings for Group G:

2. On Thursday, USA plays Germany and Portugal plays Ghana to decide which two teams move on to the next round of the World Cup. Here are the ways USA can ADVANCE:

3. If USA beats Germany.

4. If USA ties Germany.

5. If Portugal ties Ghana.

6. If Germany beats USA 1-0 and…


- Portugal wins by four or less.
- Or Ghana wins 1-0.

7. If Germany beats USA 2-1 and…


- Portugal wins by four or less.
- Or Ghana wins 2-1.

8. If Germany beats USA 3-2 and…


- Portugal wins by four or less.
- Or Ghana wins 3-2.

9. If Germany beats USA 4-3 and…


- Portugal wins by four or less.
- Or Ghana wins 4-3.

10. If Germany beats USA by two goals (2-0 or 3-1 or 4-2) and…


- Portugal wins by two or one.
- Or Portugal wins 3-0.

11. If Germany beats USA by three goals (3-0 or 4-1) and…


- Portugal wins by one.
- Or Portugal wins 2-0.

12. If Germany beats USA by four goals (4-0) and…


- Portugal wins 1-0.
- Or Portugal wins 2-1 and USA wins a lot drawing (like a coin flip between Portugal and USA to see who moves on).

13. Give me the short version!


- You want USA to win or tie and Portugal to win by less than three goals. Basically.

Major h/t to Reddit

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