Jun 22, 2014; Manaus, Amazonas, BRAZIL; USA forward Clint Dempsey reacts in the second half against Portugal during the 2014 World Cup at Arena Amazonia. The game ended in a 2-2 draw. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

USA World Cup Advancement Scenarios

Many USA World Cup fans are confused about what the USA World Cup advancement scenarios are. If you are a casual soccer fan or just a World Cup fan it can be difficult to understand in a group as muddy as the group of death. It’s really quite simple, here are the conditions that would allow the USA to advance in the World Cup:

If the USA beats Germany they advance.

If the USA and Germany tie then the USA would advance.

If Ghana and Portugal were to tie then the USA would advance.

If Germany beats the USA by 1 then Ghana would have to win by 2 to take second place.

If Ghana beats Portugal by 1, Then the USA would advance if USA ties or outscores Ghana.

Portugal would have to beat Ghana by 5 to take second place. The USA would advance if Portugal beat Ghana by less than 4. If Portugal were to beat Ghana by 4, then they must score 3 more than USA to advance. If Portugal scores 2 more than the USA then lots are drawn for advancement. If Portugal scores 1 more than the USA then USA advances on goals scored.

If Germany beats the USA by 2 then Ghana would just have to win to take second place. Portugal would have to beat Ghana by 4 to take second place in this scenario. The USA advances if Portugal beats Ghana by less than 3. If Portugal beats Ghana by 3, then they must score 3 more than the USA to advance. If Portugal scores 2 more than the USA then lots are drawn for advancement. If Portugal scores 1 more than the USA then USA advances on goals scored.

If Germany beats the USA by 3 then Ghana would just have to beat Portugal to take second place. Portugal would have to beat Ghana by 3 to take second place. USA advances if Portugal beats Ghana by 1. If Portugal beats Ghana by 2 then they must score 3 more than USA to advance. If Portugal scores 2 more than the USA, lots are drawn for advancement. If Portugal scores 1 more than the USA then USA advances on goals scored.

If Germany beats the USA by 4 then Ghana would just have to win to take second place. Portugal would have to beat Ghana by 2 to take second place. If Portugal wins by 1, they must score 3 more than USA to advance. If Portugal scores 2 more than the USA then lots are drawn for advancement. If Portugal scores 1 more than the USA then US advances on goals scored.

If Germany beats the USA by 5 or more then the winner of Ghana/Portugal takes second place.

See I told you it was simple, really all that matters is that we control our own destiny. If we defeat or tie Germany we are in, but ties are un-American. SO LET’S BEAT GERMANY! BEAT GERMANY, BEAT THE WORLD. I BELIEVE.

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