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  • Charlie DAVIES (21')
  • Michael BRADLEY (63')
  • Clint DEMPSEY (71')

Referee Michael HESTER (NZL)

Summary

USA back from the brink

USA back from the brink

USA, without a point and not much hope going into their final Group B game in Rustenburg, managed to pull off mission improbable and book a place in the semi-finals with a 3-0 win over Egypt. Goals from Charlie Davies, Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey combined with a 3-0 win for Brazil over Italy in the section's other game booked an unlikely last-four place for the Americans, where they ...

Highlights

Line-up

EGY
USA
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Hassan SHEHATA (EGY)
(USA) Bob BRADLEY
Officials
  • Referee: Michael HESTER (NZL)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Jan Hendrik HINTZ (NZL)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Mark RULE (NZL)
  • Fourth official: Matthew BREEZE (AUS)
  • Fifth official: Matthew CREAM (AUS)
  • Misses next match if booked
  • Not eligible to play
  • Absent

Photos

  • Ricardo Clark, Benny Feilhaber and Jonathan Bornstein of the USA celebrate
  • Jay DeMerit of USA battles with Mohamed Abougrisha of Egypt
  • Ricardo Clark (L) of USA tackles Hosni Abd Rabbou of Egypt
  • Michael Bradley and London Donovan of the USA celebrate
  • Essam El Hadary of Egypt looks on
  • Ahmed Said of Egypt (L) and Charlie Davies of the USA compete for the ball
  • Ahmed Abdelghani of Egypt battles with Jonathan Spector of USA
  • Jozy Altidore of USA battles with Mohamed Aboutrika of Egypt
  • Dejection for Ahmed Fathi of Egypt as they go out of the competition

Quotes

"We're excited to be moving on, it's a big achievement for us to be in the semi-finals. Egypt are a very good team, but this tournament is difficult because the time between games is short," Bob Bradley, USA coach

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    STATISTICS
    EgyptStatisticsUSA
    13Shots16
    8Corner kicks1
    1Yellow cards2
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    53%Possession (%)47%