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GAME THREAD: World Cup Round of 16: Belgium vs. United States

Winner plays Argentina. Belgians eat waffles differently than Americans.

Dean Mouhtaropoulos
WORLD CUP MATCH #56
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Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador, BRA
July 1, 2014
4:00 PM ET
ESPN - Ian Darke and Taylor Twellman
Starting XI
Divock Origi Forward Graham Zusi, Clint Dempsey, Alejandro Bedoya

Eden Hazard, Dries Mertens, Kevin De Bruyne

Marouane Fellaini, Axel Witsel

Midfield Jermaine Jones, Michael Bradley, Geoff Cameron
Jan Vertonghen, Vincent Kompany, Daniel Van Buyten, Toby Alderweireld Defense DaMarcus Beasley, Matt Besler, Omar Gonzalez, Fabian Johnson
Thibaut Courtois Goalkeeper Tim Howard
Sammy Bossut, Nicolas Lombaerts, Laurent Ciman, Simon Mignolet, Thomas Vermaelen, Mousa Dembele, Nacer Chadli, Romelu Lukaku, Adnan Januzaj Bench Nick Rimando, Kyle Beckerman, Brad Davis, Brad Guzan, Chris Wondolowski, Jozy Altidore, Timothy Chandler, Mix Diskerud, Aron Johannsson, John Brooks, DeAndre Yedlin, Julian Green
Game Officials
Referee: Djamel Haimoudi

Are you nervous yet? I'm nervous. All things considered, the United States are on the more desirable end of the bracket and neither Belgium nor Argentina nor the Netherlands nor Costa Rica are among the big tournament favorites.

There are no more words for me to type, namely because I am too nervous to string together a sentence. Comment on the game in our thread below. Go go USA.