The United States is just 2-7-6 in World Cup play over the last two decades. With a pair of draws so far in Qatar, Gregg Berhalters side now faces a daunting task: win.
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The end of a great career never comes easy, although at his third World Cup finals, a century of caps for France long since passed, Antoine Griezmann finds himself playing a different way in a different era as the clock ticks down.
STORY: Messi, competing in his fifth World Cup at age 35, has won every other major title in his career but has failed to lift the coveted trophy despite making the final in 2014.But his 64th minute strike that was followed by substitute Enzo Fernandezs sublime effort three minutes from time, reignited their hopes of advancing past the group stage after their shock 2-1 loss to Saudi Arabia in their ssi, who equalled Diego Maradonas Argentina record of 21 matches and eight goals at the World Cup, was nowhere to be seen for more than an hour before picking up an Angel Di Maria pass, finding just enough space and rifling in from 20 meters.Substitute Fernandez made sure of the victory when he curled a superb shot into the top corner.Argentina, on three points, can guarantee progress with a win over Poland, top on four, in their final game on Wednesday.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) Denmark has been here before. The Danes face a tense, must-win game at the World Cup to make it through to the knockout stage, similar to what they needed to do at last years European Championship. In fact, it was much worse at Euro 2020 when Denmark lost its first two games while the squad was still trying to cope with the trauma of teammate Christian Eriksens cardiac arrest on the field in the first match against Finland.
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