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U.S. Vs Portugal LIVE Score Updates On World Cup Group Stage Clash

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Clint Dempsey of the United States celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Ghana and the United States at Estadio das Dunas on June 16, 2014 in Natal, Brazil.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Clint Dempsey of the United States celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Ghana and the United States at Estadio das Dunas on June 16, 2014 in Natal, Brazil. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Both the United States and Portugal will be fielding a full lineup of 11 players when they take the field in a crucial group-stage match at the 2014 World Cup. But that won't stop the Group G clash from feeling like a game of 11 on CR7. With a chance to a secure a spot in the Round of 16 in Brazil, the U.S. men's national team will have to try to contain Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo at Arena Amazonia in Manaus on Sunday.

"We have a lot of respect for Cristiano. He's a great player. But I think you have to respect for the whole team of Portugal," U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones said on Friday. "When we stick together like a team and fight like we did it against Ghana, then I think we have chances to win this game."

Coming off a thrilling 2-1 win over Ghana in its opening game in Brazil, the United States has a chance to seal a spot a in the knockout stage with a win over Portugal. Having been thumped by Germany, 4-0, in its opener, Portugal arrived in Manaus in dire need of a positive result. A loss to the U.S. would eliminate Portugal from contention before it even played its final game in the "Group of Death."

Injuries and a suspension will force both teams to field a different starting 11 than in their openers. The United States will be without striker Jozy Altidore, who suffered a hamstring injury against Ghana. Portugal will be without Pepe, who was sent off against Germany, as well as injured defender Fabio Coentrao and injured forward Hugo Almeida. Ronaldo, the reigning Ballon d'or winner, has been dealing with lingering leg injuries but is in the starting lineup.

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Today 7:56 PM EDT
GAME OVER

In a stunning conclusion, Portugal and the U.S. tie 2-2 thanks to stoppage time goal from Silvestre Varela.

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Today 7:53 PM EDT
PORTUGAL GOAL!

With time running out, Portugal scores! Ronaldo sets it up with brilliant cross.

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Today 7:50 PM EDT
Make That 5 Minutes

It is going to feel like 50 for U.S. fans.

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Portugal is pushing everything toward the U.S. goal looking for an equalizer. Jurgen Klinsmann sends in Omar Gonzalez as another defender to try to hold 2-1 lead.

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Today 7:46 PM EDT
Portugal Corner

Howard punches clear on a high cross. Nani to take corner. It's headed out of danger by U.S.

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Today 7:44 PM EDT
Portugal Free Kick

Ronaldo stands over it. Surprisingly, he doesn't shoot. He plays it short and Portugal attempts an attack on goal. It culminates with an offside call as Portugal pushed numbers toward Howard's goal.

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Today 7:40 PM EDT
Another Sub Steps Up

Yedlin set it up with a cross that made it's way across the goal mouth to Zusi. He passed to the front of the net for Dempsey who pushed the ball into the net with his body.

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Today 7:39 PM EDT
USA GOAL!

With numbers in the Portugal box, Dempsey knocks in a point-blank shot. The U.S. leads!

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Today 7:38 PM EDT
Nani Goes High

Cutting inside from the right wing, Nani finds space for a shot. The effort, from about 20 yards, sails high as the game reaches the 81st minute.

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Today 7:37 PM EDT
Staying In

John Brooks was up warming up but Besler will stay in the match.

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Today 7:36 PM EDT
Besler In Pain

U.S. defender Matt Besler in pain after sliding to intercept a Portugal through ball. He goes down immediately. He had hamstring pain in the first game and could have hurt it again here.

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Today 7:34 PM EDT
Yellow For Jones

Jones slows a Portugal attack with a hard tackle that earns him a yellow. The free kick is cleared away as Cameron gets a head to it in the penalty area.

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Today 7:32 PM EDT
Jozy Believes
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Today 7:31 PM EDT
USA Sub
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Portugal Sub
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Today 7:22 PM EDT
USA SCORES!

After a corner the ball trickled out to Jermaine Jones and he scored with a stunning strike. What a goal from outside the penalty. A blazing shot with his right foot and Beto had no chance as it went far post.

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Today 7:20 PM EDT
Ronaldo... Misses

It looked bad for the U.S. after Ronaldo was released up the right after a turnover. He was blazing on goal but his shot was well wide.

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Today 7:20 PM EDT
WATCH: Bradley Denied
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The U.S. continue to pressure up the right through Fabian Johnson to no avail. Portugal breaks on the counter but Matt Besler puts in a strong tackle on Eder to win the ball back.

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Today 7:16 PM EDT
Costa's Save... AKA...
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The Chance

Fabian Johnson got deep to the Portugal end line and pulled the goalkeeper away from center of the net. The cross found Bradley directly in front of goal. His shot was true but it was cleared off the line by defender Ricardo Costa.

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Today 7:14 PM EDT
USA DENIED!

Michael Bradley takes a shot that seemed sure to hit the net but it was cleared off the line by a defender. What a chance!

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Today 7:07 PM EDT
U.S. Crosses

U.S. getting the ball wide right into deep positions but can't find a breakthrough.

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Today 7:07 PM EDT
Strong Start For Portugal
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