The day in photos around the world.
The U.S. defeated Germany 2-0 in the semi-final match of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Montreal Tuesday. They will play for the title Sunday.
The day in pictures around the world.
Argentina’s fans clashed with riot police after Argentina lost to Germany in the 2014 World Cup final on July 13, 2014.
In a close match, the Netherlands edges past Costa Rica 1-0 after Tim Krul makes a save on the final penalty shot. Argentina defeats Belgium, 1-0, to move onto the semifinals of the World Cup.
Two wins and guaranteed advancing would have been nice, of course.
But every Team USA fan would have taken four points from the Ghana and Portugal matches with a chance to advance against Germany, and the main consequence of the United States’ last-second draw with Portugal on Sunday is that this is going to be a wild few hours of soccer that all Americans wish could have been avoided.
Heavy rains in Recife, Brazil, the location of today’s World Cup match between the U.S. and Germany, has caused extensive flooding, turning roads into rivers and making access to the stadium difficult. But FIFA says the U.S. game will be played as scheduled at noon ET.
Day 6 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicked off with upstart Belgium defeating Algeria 2-1. In the afternoon Brazil and Mexico battled to a nil, nil finish. Russia and Korea Republic tied 1-1 in the evening.
Day 5 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup began with Germany’s 4-0 win over Portugal. Iran and Nigeria then played to a 0-0 tie. Finally, the United States team defeated Ghana 2-1 during a Group G football match at the Dunas Arena in Natal. The U.S. plays Portugal next on Sunday, June 22
United States soccer fans celebrated around the world as their team defeated Ghana 2-1 on the fifth day of competition in Natal, Brazil in a Group G match.
Day 3 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup has 4 match-ups between Colombia and Greece, Uruguay and Costa Rica, England and Italy, and Côte d’Ivoire against Japan.