Not much of a surprise, but Jozy Altidore’s absence on the U.S. front line for the game against Germany was made official today by coach Jurgen Klinsmann.
Meanwhile, the U.S. is on its way to meet Germany:
— U.S. Soccer (@ussoccer) June 24, 2014
Reporter Phil Collin was at the U.S.-Portugal viewing party at Shannon’s on Pine Sunday in Long Beach to take in the crucial game and its agonizing conclusion.
I’ll have more in Tuesday’s weekly column including a look ahead to Thursday’s U.S.-Germany game.
Finally, here’s more on the later Mexico-Croatia game.
— American Outlaws SGV (@ao_sgv) June 21, 2014
— Underground Pub (@UNDERGROUNDPUB) June 21, 2014
— American Outlaws LA (@ao_losangeles) June 21, 2014
— Q's Billiard Club (@QsBilliards) June 21, 2014
— AO Downey-Unofficial (@AO_Downey) June 21, 2014
— AO Long Beach (@AO_LongBeach) June 12, 2014
Stream it here.
Meanwhile, following on the success of the turnout for the U.S.-Ghana viewing party in Hermosa Beach, the Galaxy will host a second one for the 9 a.m. Thursday U.S.-Germany group game also at Pier Plaza in the South Bay city.