World Cup: What are Team USA's chances of advancing?

Americans play Germany on Thursday

BRAZIL - The American men’s soccer team’s hopes of a swift passage into the next round of the FIFA World Cup were dashed Sunday when a desperate header from Portugal’s Silvestre Varela found the net. Now the US and Germany stand atop Group G’s top two slots with four points each.

The two countries will meet Thursday at 12 p.m. on the pitch — but what are the Red, White and Blue’s chances of moving on in the tournament? Newsy answers that question in this report:

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