I’m by no means going to attempt to persuade anybody that I'm a soccer fan, as I discover it onerous to respect a few of these gamers who get carried
I’m by no means going to attempt to persuade anybody that I’m a soccer fan, as I discover it onerous to respect a few of these gamers who get carried off on a stretcher, solely to return minutes later and rating a aim. This Thursday there shall be an enormous throng of Individuals and Italians glued to the set as each their groups attempt to advance to the second spherical of the World Cup.
The Italians are sitting fairly with a win and a tie, however shall be enjoying a Czech crew that’s combating for his or her lives after a surprising loss to Ghana. In the meantime the US will attempt to rating a aim that really comes off the foot of certainly one of their gamers, after they play Ghana who’s coming off that emotionally charged win in opposition to the Czech’s.
Asamoah Gyan and Sulley Muntari, who each scored within the Black Stars’ gorgeous 2-Zero win Saturday over the Czechs, will miss the U.S. sportsbook as a result of every has obtained two yellow playing cards within the opening spherical. Nonetheless, Ghana coach Ratomir Dujkovic vows his crew shall be prepared for the “essential” matchup with the Individuals.
If the Individuals make the second spherical, they possible would face defending champion Brazil. And so they’ll need to play Ghana with out the expertise of defender Eddie Pope and midfielder Pablo Mastroeni, each suspended following their ejections Saturday.
Right here‘s the issue of us! The US crew has an total file of 0-8-1 in World Cup video games on European soil and have been outscored 25-5 in these video games. The aim in opposition to the Italians got here when Azzurri defender Cristian Zaccardo flubbed a clearance try into his personal web.
If the US crew needs to extend its keep then Landon Donovan had higher get his scoring contact again his 25 worldwide objectives are third in U.S. historical past, behind Eric Wynalda (34) and Brian McBride (30), however he is been blanked in 17 nationwide crew video games since final July 9 in opposition to Canada.
Play the below within the US/Ghana sport!