One has to wonder, in this totally unpredictable and whacky 2014 World Cup, what the hell is next?
Coming into the tournament, not many people expected the United States men's national team to make it out of a group that also included Germany, Portugal and Ghana. Yet come Sunday, the boys from 'MURICA not have a chance to clinch a spot in the knockout stages with a win against the battered and bruised Portugal side, but also go top of the group following Germany and Ghana's draw on Saturday.
Just like we all thought, right?
Not so much.
Seems like just another turn in what continues to be a completely crazy World Cup filled with insane goals (hi, Leo), crazy comebacks (hi, Germany) and terrible refereeing (sorry, Bosnia). And with everybody watching and seeing their blood pressure soar through the freaking roof, there's no reason to think things won't continue to be wonderfully entertaining and insane.
Russia-Belgium. South Korea-Algeria. USA-Portugal. Sounds like a nice little Sunday to sit in the recliner all day and watch some football. Don't forget to grab the chips and dip before you sit down.
Group H: Russia vs. Belgium — 1 p.m. local time, 12 p.m. on the East Coast, 9 a.m. on the West Coast
SB Nation preview: Belgium could find it hard to break Russia down
Group H: South Korea vs. Algeria — 4 p.m. local time, 3 p.m. on the East Coast, 12 p.m. on the West Coast
SB Nation preview: South Korea vs. Algeria could be cagey
Group G: United States vs. Portugal — 7 p.m. local time, 6 p.m. on the East Coast, 3 p.m. on the West Coast
SB Nation preview: USA can advance with a win over Portugal
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