The United States Men’s National Team (USMNT) have fallen to Belgium in extra time by a score of 2-1 to finish their participation in the 2014 FIFA World Cup at the Round of 16 stage. U.S. goalkeeper had put up a spectacular performance to keep the scoreboard in zeros during the regulatory 90 minutes and send the match into extra time. But goals from Kevin de Bruyne in the first few minutes of the first half of extra time as well as a Romelu Lukaku goal with one minute left in the first period sentenced the match. German-American Julian Green gave the Americans hope early in the second half of extra time.
Belgium now advance to the quarterfinals of the World Cup where they will face Argentina on Saturday July 5th.
The Belgians started the match off quickly as the young star sensation Origi - who got a surprise start - fired a shot from a tight angle and forced goalkeeper Tim Howard into a kick save in the opening seconds of the match.
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