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USA stun world champions Germany

2015-06-10 22:50
United States head coach, Jurgen Klinsmann. Photog
United States head coach, Jurgen Klinsmann. Photograph: Getty Images.

Cologne - The United States beat 2014 World Cup champions Germany 2-1 thanks to an 88th minute goal from Bobby Wood in an entertaining international friendly on Wednesday at the RheinEnergie Stadium.

Mario Goetze put Germany in front in the 12th minute, with the hosts dominating much of the first half.

But Mix Diskerud got the equaliser against the run of play in the 41st minute for the Americans, who then controlled much of the second half.

It was the third match in three years between the United States, coached by former Germany coach Juergen Klinsmann, and Germany and their coach Joachim Loew, who was Klinsmann's assistant.

The United States won a friendly 4-3 in 2013 before Germany won their World Cup group match 1-0 in 2014.

The USA came from behind to beat Netherlands 4-3 in a friendly in Amsterdam on Friday.

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