Friday, September 4, 2015

U.S. knocked out of World Cup after 2-1 loss to Belgium

Join us for live updates as United States takes on Belgium at the 2014 World Cup in the round of 16 at Arena Fonte Nova in Nazaré, Salvador, Brazil at 4 p.m.

U.S. knocked out of World Cup after 2-1 loss to Belgium

For the first time ever, the United States men's national team has reached the Round of 16 at a second straight World Cup. Join me for a live chat as the U.S. takes on Belgium this afternoon.

Time: 4:00 p.m. EDT
Venue: Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador Bahia, Brazil


ESPN: Ian Darke, Taylor Twellman and Jeremy Schaap
Univision/WUVP-65: Jorge Pérez-Navarro, Diego Balado, Marcelo Balboa and Jorge Calvo


ESPN Radio/WPEN 97.5-FM: J.P. Dellacamera and Tommy Smyth
Fútbol de Primera/WPWA 1590-AM and WMVB 1440-AM: Sammy Sadovnik, Bora Milutinovic and Steve Sampson

Starting Lineups

Belgium (4-2-3-1, left to right)

Goalkeeper: Thibaut Courtois
Defenders: Jan Vertonghen, Vincent Kompany, Daniel van Buyten, Toby Alderweireld
Midfielders: Axel Witsel, Marouane Fellaini; Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne, Dries Mertens
Forward: Divock Origi

Bench: GKs Sammy Bossut, Simon Mignolet; Ds  Laurent Ciman, Nicolas Lombaerts, Thomas Vermaelen; Ms Nacer Chadli, Moussa Dembélé, Adnan Januzaj, Kevin Mirallas; F Romelu Lukaku

United States (4-2-3-1, left to right)

Goalkeeper: Tim Howard
Defenders: DaMarcus Beasley, Omar González, Matt Besler, Fabian Johnson
Midfielders: Jermaine Jones, Geoff Cameron; Alejandro Bedoya, Michael Bradley, Graham Zusi
Forward: Clint Dempsey

Bench: GKs Brad Guzan, Nick Rimando; Ds John Brooks, Timothy Chandler, DeAndre Yedlin; Ms Kyle Beckerman, Brad Davis, Mix Diskerud, Julian Green; Fs Jozy Altidore, Aron Jóhannsson, Chris Wondolowski

More coverage
Cameroon facing match-fixing allegations at World Cup
Soccer growing at its own pace in U.S.
More World Cup coverage
Photos: Best of the World Cup
About this blog
The Goalkeeper is your home for the latest news about the Philadelphia Union, Major League Soccer, the National Women's Soccer League, the U.S. men's and women's national teams, and the rest of the world's most popular sport. It's also a place for fans to gather and celebrate the culture of soccer and its unique place on the sports landscape.

Jonathan Tannenwald
Lauren Green Inquirer Staff Writer
Latest Videos:
Also on
letter icon Newsletter