FIFA World Cup 2014, Highlights: Germany Beat USA as Both Teams Advance to Final 16

Germany defeated Unites Stated 1-0 to top Group G. The Americans though hardly mourned their loss as Portugal's 2-1 win against Ghana - although in vain for the European giants - helped Jurgen Klinnsman's side advance to final 16 of FIFA World Cup.

updated: June 27, 2014 03:23 IST
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Germany proved why they are favourites to win FIFA World Cup 2014. They needed a draw against USA but came out winners to top Group G. USA though advance too as despite their win 2-1 against Ghana, giants Portugal crashed out. Here are the highlights from both matches. (Germany vs USA matchcentre | Portugal vs Ghana matchcentre | Full standings | Complete coverage)

2327 hrs IST: Did you know? This is the second consecutive time that USA have made it to the final 16 of FIFA World Cup - their best performance was in 1930 when they finished third. That's all from the Group G actions!

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USA fans celebrate their team's entry into the final 16,

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2323 hrs IST: Final whistle! Germany top Group G. USA advance as the second team. Portugal crash out despite win against Ghana.

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