Team USA faces "dangerous" competition in subsequent World Cup match

RIO DE JANEIRO – The American group has a possibility to pierce on to a subsequent turn of a World Cup Sunday when it takes on Portugal.

America’s stirring victory Monday over Ghana had fans in a city of Manaus in a Amazon excited. Maybe it was a pleasant feverishness though some were articulate adult a U.S.’ chances opposite powerhouse Portugal.

“The United States will clean a building with Portugal, I’m flattering sure,” pronounced Frank Lugten, a U.S. fan from Boston.

U.S. manager Jurgen Klinsmann wasn’t going utterly that far, though Portugal is entrance off a severe 4-nil detriment to Germany.

“They are with their backs opposite a wall,” pronounced Klinsmann. “It creates it even some-more formidable to get a result, though that’s what we want. That’s what a World Cup is about.”

Both squads have injuries to overcome. U.S. striker Jozy Altidore is out with a hamstring. Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, one of a world’s really best, has a whinging knee injury, and no one is utterly certain how hobbled he will be.

“We’re going to have to know where he’s during during all times,” U.S. midfielder Kyle Beckerman. “When we’re attacking, that can be when he’s many dangerous. You remove a ball, and a subsequent thing we know, it’s in a behind of your net. That’s how dangerous he is.”

Nate Scott, soccer author for USA Today, agrees.

“He’s so good that even if he’s 50 percent, 75 percent he has to be on a margin for them,” he said, “just since even if it’s a giveaway flog or something like that he’s that good that he can make a difference.”

An American win Sunday would propel a Americans to a second turn of a tournament. A detriment or a tie would meant Thursday’s compare opposite Germany could establish a Americans’ fate.

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