I've been a fan of this team long enough to never write them off in any tournament/game. And yes, before the WC if you said we'd be at 4 points now with a chance to advance to take it we would've and we would've raved about what a great WC we had. But the reality is we played above everyones expectations and we have been the most consistent team in this group regardless of how pretty we've played. We deserve to go through. Portugal doesn't deserve **** and you can tell by their reaction that the tie didn't mean much to them. As much as the pundits wanna say we're still favorites to get out of the group, it will definitely not come easy for us.
We play GERMANY next after an exhausting and deflating game in Manaus with one days less rest.
Ghana gets a basically eliminated Portugal team after a Manaus game. All European teams have struggled after their Manaus game. Ghana will destroy them on the wings.
This scenario is not that farfetched for Thursday:
Germany 1-0 USA
Ghana 2- 0 Portugal.
Unfortunately, that eliminates us.
Like I said during our qualifying games vs Turkey and Nigeria, those elementary types mistakes can cost you your tournament and we had 2 of those moments today. I have faith our team will come out and give it there all on Thursday, they always do, but will it be enough? Ghana licking their chops at this Portugal team.
Regardless of what happens Thursday we've played with great heart and gave every team a legitimate scare in the group, even Germany today while we were winning. I'm proud of what this team has done in 2 games and hope we make it to that 4th of july QF game