The United States lost 1-0 to Germany this morning in their World Cup match, but both teams are advancing to the knockout round because of Portugal's 2-1 win over Ghana.
The US beat Ghana 2-1 and tied Portugal 2-2 to finish second in Group G with four points. Germany wins the group with seven points.
The U.S. also made the Round of 16 in the last World Cup in 2010, but lost to Ghana in a 201 extra time defeat.
Mike Woitalla, executive editor, Soccer America Magazine. He is joining us from Rio de Janeiro, where he is covering the World Cup