By Anna Italia
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Italian Soccer Serie A
Supports Serie A Players with their National Teams
Belgium defeating USA in the World Cup Round of 16. Belgium will play the World Cup Quarterfinals against Argentina. There is 1 Italian Serie A player with Belgium team: Napoli forward Dries Mertens. In the USA there is the ex AS Roma midfielder Michael Bradley.
Belgium opening the score in extra time. In the 92nd minute, midfielder Kevin De Bruyne defeatig USA goalkeeper Tim Howard with a right footed shot in the right hand post!
Belgium scoring another goal in the 105th minute with forward Romelu Lukaku defeating goakeeper Howard with a left footed shot i the top left coner. The assist by De Bruyne.
United States shortening the distance in the 107th minute with midfielder Julian Green with a right footed shot defeating Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois who attempted to clear with one hand but the ball went through to the bottom right corner!
Serie A Players called up in FIFA World Cup Group A game Belgium vs USA
Belgium: 1 Italian Serie A player with Belgium National Football team:
- Napoli forward Dries Mertens played 60 minutes and substituted by forward Kevin Mirallas.
USA No Serie A players
SSC Napoli forward Dries Mertens
USA starting lineup against Belgium
Belgium 2 – 1 USA
Tuesday 1 July 2014
Arena Fonte Nova
17:00 Local Time
Referee: Djamel HAIMOUDI
Assistant Referee 1: Redouane ACHIK (MAR)
Assistant Referee 2: Abdelhak ETCHIALI (ALG)
Fourth official: Norbert HAUATA (TAH)
Goals: 93′ Kevin De Bruyne, 105′ Romelu Lukaku, 107′ Julian Green
Official formations – lineups:
BELGIUM (4-2-3-1): Courtois; Alderweireld, Kompany, Van Buyten, Vertonghen; Witsel, Fellaini; Mertens, De Bruyne, Hazard; Origi.
Subs: Mignolet, Bossut, Vermaelen, Lombaerts, Vanden Borre, Ciman, Dembélé, Januzaj, Chadli, Lukaku, Mirallas.
USA (5-4-1): Howard; Johnson, Besler, Gonzalez, Cameron, Beasley; Jones, Bradley, Bedoya, Zusi; Dempsey.
Subs: Guzan, Rimando, Yedlin, Brooks, Chandler, Diskerud, Davis, Beckerman, Green, Jóhannsson, Altidore, Wondolowski.