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Landon Donovan and the U.S. win Group C to move forward in the World Cup




Posted by Dennis Velasco Categories: Athletes, News, Soccer,

Landon Donovan

Forty-five seconds into stoppage/injury time, Landon Donovan scored the go-ahead and what proved to be the winning goal in a U.S. 1-0 victory over Algeria.  The U.S. finishing with five points, tied with England, finished at the head of its group due to the tiebreaker of most goals scored (four to two) and move on to the next round.  They will play Group D runner-up, Ghana, on Saturday at 2PM ET.  Donovan scored his 44th international goal, which is the American record.  Thanks to the drama the U.S. team has been through thus far, there is high interest in the team and World Cup in general from Americans, a group not known for its love of soccer, as much as its love for football and baseball.  Go U.S.!

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