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Brazil vs. United States, July 28

United States needs tie or victory against Germany Friday to advance to semifinals.

Final - Brazil 1, United States 0

  • Four minutes of injury time expires.
  • 93:00: U.S. - Cobi Jones carries deep into right side of box, crosses past far post to Eddie Lewis whose shot doesn't go anywhere near goal.
  • 91:00: Brazil - Apparent break stopped by third apparently bad offside call against Brazil. Emerson dissent earned yellow card.
  • 89:00: Brazil - Serginho catches keeper Kasey Keller off his line, chips shot over him that glances off top of crossbar.
  • 86:00: U.S. consistently on the attack. Ernie Stewart send perfect right-de cross to Cobi Jones head in front of goal. Jones, in great position to score, sends header from 10 yards off back of Joe-Max Moore who is between him and goal.
  • 83:00: U.S.-- Frankie Hejduk makes beautiful pass to Cobi Jones 12 yards out in right side of box. Jones appears to have good chance, but turns awkwardly and can't shoot.

80:00 - Brazil 1, United States 0

  • 80:00: Brazil - Beto replaces Ronaldinho.
  • 78:00: U.S. keeper Kasey Keller comes off line well to beat Alex to long through ball.
  • 77:00: U.S. Cobi Jones carried into right side of box, low cross. Brian McBride dives, but can only manage weak header.
  • 72:00: U.S. - Joe-Max Moore misses penalty kick, scuffs it to left of center, Dida goes right to grab it. PK was was awarded after Odvan takes down Cobi Jones from behind in top left of penalty area.

70:00 - Brazil 1, United States 0

  • 68:00: Brazil - Alex replaces Flavio Conceicao.
  • 66:00: U.S. - Carlos Llamosa backtracking trips over teammate Robin Fraser, painful injury apparently in left hamsring. Is replaced by Eddie Lewis.
  • 64:00: Brazil - Warley gets behind U.S. defense for free run down left into the box, but defender Robin Fraser runs him down, cleanly forces Worley into weak shot easily picked up by Kasey Keller.
  • 62:00: Crowd restless. Neither team able to provide a dangerous finish since Brazil goal in 12th minute. First boos Brazil, then both sides.

60:00 - Brazil 1, United States 0

  • 56:00: U.S. - John Harkes kicked in right knee by Emerson, put on stretcher but walks off, replaced by Joe-Max Moore.
  • 53:00: U.S. - Gregg Berhalter weak, wasted 28-yard shot scooped up by Dida.

50:00 - Brazil 1, United States 0

  • U.S. lineup is same, but Frankie Hejduk drops to right back, Gregg Berhalter moves up to flank midfielder.
  • 48:00: U.S. - Ernie Stewart deep right, cross is behind Jovan Kirovski, easily cleared.

Halftime - Brazil 1, United States 0

  • U.S. settled down after giving up goal, but does little to worry Brazil despite several good runs in attacking area. Carlos Llamosa does good job of marking Ronaldinho after weak effort on his goal.
  • 44:00: Gregg Berhalter takes 30-yard free kick, sends it five yards over crossbar.

40:00 - Brazil 1, United States 0

  • 35:00: U.S. defender Carlos Llamosa takes down Ronaldinho and is booked. On three previous Ronaldinho possessions, he is stripped by Llamosa.
  • 32:00: Ze Roberto runs right through center of U.S. defense but his 22-yard shot sails over the bar.

30:00 - Brazil 1, United States 0

  • 30:00: U.S. creates two chances in Brazilian box, but can only manage two weak shots.
  • 28:00: Gregg Berhalter takes down Brazil's Ze Roberto. Ronaldinho drills 35-yard shot right at U.S. keeper Kasey Keller.
  • 26:00: Pace slows, Brazil seems to let up after goal. Both team commit bad fouls, hacking at each other's legs.

20:00 - Brazil 1, United States 0

  • 12:00: Serginho makes run deep into the left corner past Frankie Hejduk. cross in front of goal. Ronaldinho steps in front of Carlos Llamosa for six-yard header into right corner.
  • 17:00: U.S. - Cobi Jones lays back nice ball to Brian McBride, who badly mishits shot from 18-yard line.

10:00 - United States 0, Brazil 0

  • 4:00: U.S. - Strong cross fron Ernie Stewart handled easily by Dida.
  • 5:00: Brazil - Christian just high with hard shot from just outside box after U.S. defensive confusion.
  • 7:00: U.S. - Gregg Berhalter yellow card for foul on Flavio.
  • 9:00: U.S. - Long run by Cobi Jones from middle, cross to Brian McBride, weak 18-yard shot wide.


United States: Kasey Keller (captain), Jeff Agoos, Robin Fraser, Carlos Llamosa (Eddie Lewis, 68), Frankie Hejduk, Gregg Berhalter, John Harkes (Joe-Max Moore 57), Ernie Stewart, Cobi Jones, Jovan Kirovski, Brian McBride.

Brazil: Dida, Evanilson, Odvan, Joao Carlos, Serginho, Vampeta, Flavio Conceicao (Alex 68), Emerson (captain), Ze Roberto, Ronaldinho (Beto 80), Christian (Warley 46).

First game: Germany 2, New Zealand 0

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