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31min: USA springiness the shot distant doubly successful areas adjacent to their ain goal. Japan is afloat of assurance and getting joyousness from a precocious press. USMNT request to bask immoderate possession for a bit.


28min: The extremity had been coming and USMNT had been warned. Maybe that volition trigger thing successful Berhalter's team


Japan 1-0 USA

24min: Japan yet person the shot successful the net... but it's ruled retired for offside! It's precise choky and VAR is checking the call.

It's been given! USMNT are punished for its carelessness astatine the backmost and Kamada is played done with conscionable Turner to beat. The walk is perfectly weighted and helium hits it archetypal clip past Turner into the bottommost close corner.

Japan 1-0 USA


20min: Japan are gathering immoderate momentum present and uncovering gaps successful the USMNT defense. Not lone that but Berhalter's broadside can't look to drawstring a mates of passes together.


16min: Japan started to get connected apical successful this game. USMNT request Weston McKennie and Brenden Aaronson to get connected the shot and commencement to dictate the play.


12min: The Arsenal shot-stopper is called into enactment again and makes an fantabulous prevention to deny Daichi Kamada. Captain for the day, Walker Zimmerman, gives the shot distant conscionable extracurricular his ain container and Kamada is played done for a 1 vs. 1 but Turner gets a beardown close manus to the effort.


10min: USMNT has been enjoying immoderate possession but Japan look threatening erstwhile they interruption the midfield line. Japan and Real Sociedad youngster Takefusa Kubo shows his skills to enactment immoderate abstraction to get a changeable off. Again Turner tin stitchery easily.


6min: A bully accidental for Jesus Ferreira to get an effort connected target. Sergino Dest does good to get to the endline and floats a teasing transverse into the area. Ferreira is unmarked and rises to get his caput to the shot but helium can't get implicit it and his effort goes implicit the bar.


3min: A dependable commencement to the brushwood successful Germany but USMNT goalkeeper Matt Turner is called into enactment aboriginal on. It's a regular prevention aft Japan had worked the shot well.


And we're underway

Japan get america started astatine the Merkur Spiel-Arena.


Brenden Aaronson wants to 'be a legend'


Aaronson, who truthful acold has 1 extremity and assistance successful six games for The Whites this season, already has a opus made aft him by Leeds fans - an adopted mentation of Estelle's 2008 deed - American Boy.


Kick-off is conscionable moments away


Christian Pulisic is OUT injured

USMNT's prima antheral and skipper Christian Pulisic has been ruled retired of today's crippled aft a sound successful grooming and volition beryllium assessed to spot if helium tin play against Saudi Arabia successful Spain adjacent week.


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Gregg Berhalter's broadside look Japan successful Germany arsenic they it looks to good tune the crippled program up of Qatar.

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