Belgium Defeats United States 2-1

Belgium defeats the United States 2-1, advances to the quarterfinals to play Argentina.

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The United States SO CLOSE to a goal with this set piece.

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GOAL: Julian Green nets one in the 107th minute to pull it within one goal. 2-1, Belgium.

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GOAL: Belgium scores in the 105th minute to go up 2-0 versus the United States.

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100th minute: Jermaine Jones down after taking a vicious tackle.

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GOAL: Belgium scores in the 92nd to put them up 1-0 versus the United States in extra-time.

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Extra-time is underway, but this is the miss that could've won it for the United States in stoppage time.

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Tim Howard now has 24 total saves for #USA at this #WorldCup, the most of any player at the tournament.

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Tim Howard now has 24 total saves for #USA at this #WorldCup, the most of any player at the tournament.

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End of 90 minutes: United States and Belgium are tied nil-nil.

#USA 0, #BEL 0...Scoreless after 90 minutes...And we play 30 more!! #OneNationOneTeam #1N1T

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#USA 0, #BEL 0...Scoreless after 90 minutes...And we play 30 more!! #OneNationOneTeam #1N1T

5:52 PM - 01 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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90th minute: Three minutes of stoppage time.

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87th minute: Still nil-nil with both sides getting chances at goal.

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Tim Howard with his 10th save of this match.

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Tim Howard stats:

.@TimHowardGK's 7 saves against #BEL is his most ever in a #WorldCup game:

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.@TimHowardGK's 7 saves against #BEL is his most ever in a #WorldCup game:

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75th minute: Clint Dempsey slides back into the midfield after the Wondolowski substitution.

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Florida Marlins Baseball team watch the game on their stadium's big screen. #USA

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Florida Marlins Baseball team watch the game on their stadium's big screen. #USA

5:31 PM - 01 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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72nd minute: Chris Wondolowski on for Graham Zusi.

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70th minute: Chris Wondolowski preparing to come on for the United States. Still 0-0.

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SHOT MAP: Belgium have had 16 shots vs. #USA. We can smell a goal coming. #BEL

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SHOT MAP: Belgium have had 16 shots vs. #USA. We can smell a goal coming. #BEL

5:20 PM - 01 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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64th minute: United States developing a bit of an attack, compared to the first 20 minutes of the match. Both sides developing solid chances.

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Belgium dominating the 2nd half so far with possession in the attacking third.

Attacking-third touches in the first 10 minutes of the second half: Belgium 34, #USMNT 2.

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Attacking-third touches in the first 10 minutes of the second half: Belgium 34, #USMNT 2.

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56th minute: Belgium has the United States pushed way back in their own box. The Belgians with a header off the crossbar.

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54th minute: Belgium with another HUGE opportunity missed. The ball rolled through multiple defenders inside the United States area.

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48th minute: Another big save by Tim Howard to keep the match scoreless.

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46th minute: The second half is now underway!

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Players come onto the field for the beginning of the 2nd half.

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HALFTIME: United States 0-0 Belgium

Halftime: #USA 0, #BEL 0. Chances for both teams but still scoreless. Your thoughts? #USAvBEL #OneNationOneTeam

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Halftime: #USA 0, #BEL 0. Chances for both teams but still scoreless. Your thoughts? #USAvBEL #OneNationOneTeam

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47th minute: Belgian corner cleared away by Jermaine Jones.

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45th minute: The fourth official has signaled for three minutes of stoppage time.

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42nd Minute: Belgium's Kompany issued a yellow card for fouling Dempsey.

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#BEL 0-0 #USA Neither side is having much joy in the attacking third: http://t.co/63dKw0cg2o

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#BEL 0-0 #USA Neither side is having much joy in the attacking third: http://t.co/63dKw0cg2o

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42nd Minute: Belgium with another cross from out wide, cleared away by the United States defense.

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38th Minute: United States with another solid chance. Cross from wide-right and Dempsey comes up short with the header.

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Soldier Field is rockin' for the #USAvBEL viewing party. #OneNationOneTeam

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Soldier Field is rockin' for the #USAvBEL viewing party. #OneNationOneTeam

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31st Minute: DeAndre Yedlin in for Fabian Johnson

#USA sub #2-Yedlin enters the game for #23-Johnson #OpportunityKnocks

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#USA sub #2-Yedlin enters the game for #23-Johnson #OpportunityKnocks

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30th Minute: Fabian Johnson down, and signals for a sub while grabbing his hamstring.

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22nd Minute: Belgium with a huge opportunity missed. 4 on 2 and the Belgians put it wide-left.

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20th Minute: Great chance for the USA! Series of passes leads to a shot off the mark for Michael Bradley.

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ESPN's broadcast of the match is reportedly lagging behind the real-time live-feed.

For those wondering, I'm told that ESPN's broadcast is so far behind b/c network wanted longer delay after streaker appeared in opener.

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For those wondering, I'm told that ESPN's broadcast is so far behind b/c network wanted longer delay after streaker appeared in opener.

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Photo of the starting XI versus Belgium.

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We're underway in Salvador, Brazil, between the United States and Belgium!

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The scene as the teams line up for the national anthems.

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The Boston Red Sox show their support for the USMNT today in batting practice.

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Belgium's Starting XI:

#BEL LINE-UP: Courtois, Alderweireld, Kompany (c), Vertonghen, Witsel, De Bruyne, Fellaini, Hazard, Mertens, Van Buyten, Origi #BELUSA

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#BEL LINE-UP: Courtois, Alderweireld, Kompany (c), Vertonghen, Witsel, De Bruyne, Fellaini, Hazard, Mertens, Van Buyten, Origi #BELUSA

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