USA v Ghana

Five-point plan for USA victory

June 24, 2010
By Jeff Carlisle
For the first time since 2002, and only the third time since 1930, USA find themselves in the later stages of the World Cup. The good news is that by finishing first in Group C, the Americans have managed to avoid heavyweights like Germany and Argentina. The bad news is that they'll next face Ghana, who - barring a miracle from Ivory Coast - will be the only remaining African team in the tournament Saturday. Translation: Ghana will have the entire continent behind them.

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