Despite 1-0 loss to Germany, U.S. moves on

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) — Thomas Mueller scored his fourth goal of the World Cup on Friday as Germany defeated the United States 1-0 to win Group G ahead of the Americans, who also advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup despite losing.

 

With two wins and a draw, Germany topped the group with seven points, while the U.S. progressed with four. Portugal beat Ghana 2-1 but both were eliminated.

 

Mueller scored in the 55th minute with a side-footed shot from the edge of the area as tropical downpours drenched the Arena Pernambuco.

 

Both teams knew before kickoff that a draw would see them through, but neither held back. The game pitted Germany coach Joachim Loew against his good friend and predecessor Juergen Klinsmann, now in charge of the U.S. team.

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Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:18

McCollum’s Column: Another nice evening at Dickey-Stephens

Serving a baseball batch of “David Appetizers,” assorted musings while watching the University of Central Arkansas play Little Rock University on a gorgeous sunny evening at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock.

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Tue, 04/25/2017 - 14:39

Which Razorbacks are moving up?

FAYETTEVILLE — Some of the seven December high school graduates enrolled at the University of Arkansas since January as freshman Razorbacks are getting more than a semester head start on their football careers. Read more

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 14:21

Sideline: New CHS times and CBC and Hendrix honors

CHS reschedules games

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